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Pete Weise

JAZZ – What to listen for?

by Pete Weise There are three main components to any jazz piece: melody/harmony, time and form. All members of the group are responsible for each of these. It’s easy to relegate the drums to playing time, the bass to outlining the harmony and the guitar to playing the melody. If that’s all that happened in […]

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Keeping Up with Cage Rehearsal by Sam Brook

Review: “Keeping Company with Cage” @ Skidmore College, 4/15/12

  Courtesy of Arts Talk, The arts blog of the Albany Times Union Originally published: 4/15/12 by Tresca Weinstein SARATOGA SPRINGS — “Keeping Company with Cage,” presented Sunday evening at Skidmore College’s Arthur Zankel Music Center, provided a lovely and textured setting for the raw gem of Cage’s “Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano.” Skidmore […]

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Ajax in Iraq

AJAX in IRAQ

The Skidmore College Department of Theater is pleased to announce its Spring 2012 Mainstage production, AJAX IN IRAQ by Ellen McLaughlin, directed by Lary Opitz. Performances are April 13-15 and 19-22, 2012. All shows are in the Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater at 8:00pm except Sunday matinees at 2:00pm. Past and present collide in Ellen McLaughlin’s […]

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