Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Norton Simon Musical Performance’


“Five Centuries of Two Guitars” at the Norton Simon

“Five Centuries of Two Guitars” at the Norton Simon
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“Five Centuries of Two Guitars” is just a fancy way of saying classical guitar duets. Or more precisely, performances by a duo: the Odeum Guitar Duo. The Odeum Guitar Duo is Robert Wetzel and Fred Benedetti. They’ll be playing their very old music—works by Dowland, Lawes, Carulli, Mozart, Houghton, Albéniz, Granados and de Falla—on slightly […]

The Music of the Blue Four at the Norton Simon

The Music of the Blue Four at the Norton Simon

If you’re like most people, you’ve spent a great deal of time wondering about the connections between the avant-garde visual and musical arts of the early 20th century—in particular, between the works of the Blue Four (Kandinsky, Klee, Feininger, Jawlensky) and the contemporaneous piano works of Stravinsky et al. Well, have we got a show […]

Japanese Music and Dance at the Norton Simon

Japanese Music and Dance at the Norton Simon

To be precise, it’s the music and dance of Edo, which refers, among other things, to a period in Japanese history, the historical name of Tokyo, and a race in Star Trek. Since this is a concert of traditional Japanese music, we’re guessing it’s those first two definitions to which the title refers. Putting on […]

Cosmic Thunder: Taiko Drumming

Cosmic Thunder: Taiko Drumming

Taiko is “drum” in Japanenese—“great drum” or “wide drum” specifically, though the word is now used to refer to several different Japanese drums. Taiko have been around since the Yayoi Period (300 B.C.E. – 300 C.E.), and they play an important role in Gagaku, one of the oldest styles of court music still in existence […]

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