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How to Buy Locks of Mozart, Beethoven Hair at Sotheby's London Auction [LISTING]

Yesterday, May 28, at Sotheby's in London, a lock of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's hair, enclosed within a gaudy 19th-century locket, went up for auction. And no one yet knows just how many of today's farthings it fetched.

7 Highest Priced Records on eBay Right Now: The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Mighty Sparrow Bring in Big Bucks, but Not Jack White Money

Jack White made headlines when he announced that he was the bidder who spent $300,000 for the acetate of Elvis Presley's original single, a 7" pressing from Sun Records featuring "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin," and that his ...

American Classical Orchestra Presents 'As the Masters Heard It,' Music by Beethoven, Mozart and Schubert, Soloist Sherezade Panthaki, Sarah Craft, Marc Molomot, Michael Kelly

The American Classical Orchestra will be presenting “As the Masters Heard It” which focuses on music by Beethoven, Mozart and Schubert. World-renowned soloists Sherezade Panthaki, Sarah Craft, Marc Molomot, and Michael Kelly will sing along with ...

Sydney Symphony Orchestra Playing Tribute to Vienna's Music History—Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms and More—With Video Projections on Sydney Opera House

If you're a resident of Sydney, you may be in for one of the most exciting classical music performances of the year, as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra will perform a massive tribute to the massive catalogue of the city of Vienna and its art as well, ...

Sam Adams and Paul Revere: 5 Music News Clippings from Their 1795 Massachusetts Time Capsule (Beethoven, Haydn and More)

Perhaps you've heard, but a crew of researchers is, as we speak, unearthing a time capsule potentially buried by Samuel Adams and Paul Revere in the cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House during what's believed to have been 1795. The contents? ...

Robert Spano Leads Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's Opening Night, Substitutes Show Consequence of Lockout

In the days following the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's collective bargaining agreement, the company kicked off the season with a performance of Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, led by ASO music director Robert Spano.

Avicii, Nicki Minaj, Lorde, And More Partner With Disney For Fantasia: Music Evolved Video Game [WATCH]

A new video game from Disney called Fantasia: Music Evolved puts the power of composing music into gamers' hands. Based off the 1940 animated film Fantasia and built by Harmonix for Xbox One and Kinect for Xbox 630, the game is powered by motion ...

Are Beethoven Fans Smarter? Are Lil Wayne Fans Dumber? Music Times Offers Insights to Rankings of Performers and Colleges That Listen to Them

According to musicthatmakesyoudumb.com, the brightest of us listen to Beethoven and Radio head while the dumber prefer to take in Lil Wayne and...jazz music? We offer some insights and just general thoughts about the findings.

On Edibles at the Colorado Symphony Orchestra's 'Classically Cannabis: The High Note Series' Red Rocks Concert

The Colorado Symphony has ended its run of its invite-only "Classically Cannabis: The High Note Series" concerts last month. To recap: The CSO now allows the partaking of marijuana and alcoholic drinks during their performances. To wit, the musicians ...

Eliot Lipp Talks New Album 'Watch The Shadows,' Classical Music, Brooklyn Labels, The Pretty Lights Keepin' It Crew Tour, And More [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

Eliot Lipp, a Brooklyn-based DJ/producer who is on the Pretty Lights Music label, dropped his latest album, Watch The Shadows, today (Oct. 14). With more than a decade making electronic music, this latest effort shows Lipp bringing a more "human" ...

René Pape Returns to Metropolitan Opera for Solo Recital of Beethoven, Dvořák, Quilter and Mussorgsky on September 28

Renowned operatic bass René Pape will return to the Metropolitan Opera--for a solo recital this time--performing the works of Beethoven (Gellert Songs), Dvorák (Biblical Songs), Roger Quilter (Shakespeare Songs) and Mussorgsky's Songs and Dances of ...

Ben Folds Talks Piano Concerto, Bartok and the Babysitter Next Door with Gramophone

Songwriting comes from a variety of instruments, the basis of songs never being dependent on one set medium (in this case, medium being the instrument the song derives from). For me, that is an acoustic guitar.

12 Song Titles That Feature Another Artist's Name: Chuck Berry, Led Zeppelin, And More

When new bands are trying to think of what to call themselves, they'll often turn to song titles of bands they like for inspiration. However, these twelve artists did just the opposite: use another artist's name in a song title.

WATCH: 167 Japanese Theremin Players Perform Beethoven's Ninth Symphony in Perfect Synchronization [VIDEO]

Beethoven may not have envisioned such a modern approach to his works so far into the future. Towards the end of his career, he may not been envisioning much at all, either.

Santa Fe Opera Preview: the American Premiere of ‘Dr. Sun Yat-Sen,’ Plus a Rare Production of Beethoven’s ‘Fidelio’

Santa Fe Opera's 2014 season, which begins on June 27, contains much to look forward to: the American premiere of 'Dr. Sun Yat-Sen'; an ingenious pairing of Mozart’s 'The Impresario' with Stravinsky’s 'Le Rossignol'; as well a new production of ...

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