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Re: [F_minor] Alicia de Larrocha's passing 9-25-09
Title: Re: [F_minor] Alicia de Larrocha's passing
Even more apropos, on Saturday, 9/26, the day after GG's
birthday, Barbra Streisand performed at the famous Greenwich Village
jazz club (97 seats), the Village Vanguard. It was the first
time she'd performed there, in such a venue, since 1961.
The NYTimes has a nice piece on her, that refers to GG being a
self-confessed "Streisand freak" (from his review of her
1976 album "Classical Barbra"), and talks with her about her
approach to making music.
"Streisand's Fine Instrument and Classic
"The Village Vanguard Set List"
(There's a few other articles there as well, about the sociology
of the performance. All the seats were free, distributed by
lottery, so some people who never would have had a chance to see her,
Now, if only Petula Clark had sat in on the set and sang with
Barbra, it truly could have been a GG birthday party...
At 9:54 AM -0500 9/28/09, Kpapademas wrote:
FYI: In case you have not
The passing of pianist Alicia de Larrocha
on Friday, September 25, 2009
(GG's birthday anniversary).
Clips showing Madame Alicia with Dudley