Articles tagged “classical”

The Most Expensive Classical Records Ever Sold on Discogs

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Discogs regularly rounds up the priciest items sold each month in the Marketplace. These lists are characterized by classic rock vinyl and a few coveted cassettes, CD box sets, and other limited releases. We’re taking a deeper dive into a specific genre: classical. Here are the most expensive classical albums ever on Discogs. While the […]

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100 Reasons We Love Yusef Lateef for His 100th Birthday

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Early in college, the alto saxophonist Darius Jones checked out a VHS of Cannonball Adderley from the library. As he watched the European concert, one of Adderley’s sidemen struck him as peculiar. “He was standing next to this other guy who looked like a professor or something,” Jones tells Discogs. “I had never seen a […]

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Vaccine for the Soul: The Sanctuary of Classical Music in an Age of Viral Anxiety

Article by Andrew Adler You’re cooped up and fed up, caged, confined, constrained, contained, closeted, corralled, possibly quarantined, shut-in and most assuredly Coronavirused-out. Concert halls are closed. So are movie theaters, restaurants, bars, gyms, everything. And not only can’t you play together, you can’t even pray together, because your church, synagogue, mosque or meeting place […]

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