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Leslie Kandell's Tanglewood notes
by Leslie Kandell

Tanglewood notes

A Daily Gazette arts blog
Leslie Kandell covers music in the Berkshires

Slouching toward Pops events

As years pass, I find myself drifting in to Pops with the crowds. Their audience is becoming more civilized over time, and not reviewing is relaxing for me.

"Old Woman's Routine" -- A swimming poem

A poem on the loss of my daughter.

Duet for Cello and Hairdo

Haydn loses to hair at Tanglewood.

"Running Endlessly" premieres at the Bang on a Can Festival

Twenty-four years later, "Bang on a Can," the scrappy New York City festival of "downtown" music, has made it to the top of the new-sounds heap.

Bascom Lodge: Plugging a happ'nin' place

The 1930's Bascom Lodge and mountain surroundings are worth a look.

Knows what he's doing and can still do it

Tanglewood's Friday concert featured Dvorak's Cello Concerto and Schumann's Spring Symphony.

Living with James Taylor

Attending his Tanglewood concerts is not a requirement for feeling the James Taylor Effect.

The off hours of Henry VIII

A quick review of "Music from the Cosmopolitan Court of Henry VIII," an Aston Magna concert for four violas da gamba and tenor in Great Barrington.

Party-maker

You can count on Richard Flanagan to liven things up at Tanglewood.

Picking winners

A glowing 2003 review of Jennifer Higdon hinted that she was on the way to greater things.

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