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Culture, The Exhibitionist J.S. Bach Would Have Been 327 This Week -- Honor Him at a Noontime Concert

J.S. Bach Would Have Been 327 This Week -- Honor Him at a Noontime Concert

Johann Sebastian Bach was born 327 years ago this week. While not considered a great composer during his lifetime, Bach created more than 1,100 works, three of which were pressed onto golden records and sent into space aboard the Voyager…
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Calendar, Night&Day Bach’s Lunch

Bach’s Lunch

While not considered a great composer during his lifetime, Johann Sebastian Bach created more than 1,100 works, three of which were pressed onto golden records and sent into space aboard the Voyager spacecrafts as a representation of humanity’s virtue. It…
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Calendar, Night&Day An Evening-Length Extravagance

An Evening-Length Extravagance

Next to living a life of luxury, there’s nothing quite like taking in a show that skewers and celebrates all the opulent superfluities that our world holds dear. Luxury Items is courtesy of Monique Jenkinson, the local performance artist and…
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Calendar, Night&Day Hot Bach in the Summertime

Hot Bach in the Summertime

Summer is a quiet time for classical music around here, what with most of the region’s chamber music organizations touring or taking a break. Besides the San Francisco Symphony’s Summer in the City Festival, local fans don’t have many options…
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The Accidental Onanist Behold pandering-as-marketing for classical music (or vice versa): Classical Erotica II. Wow -- old "erotic" symphonic material (including that Lutheran pulse-pounder Johann Sebastian Bach's Air on a G String) repackaged with pictures of Playboy-physiqued pairs of women,…
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