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Strum Fun

Here’s another old LP cover. I had never heard of Eddie Peabody, but a little online research revealed plenty.

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Turn, Turn, Turn

A wiry 90-year old man steps to a microphone in front of 9,000 people. He explains that he doesn’t have much of a voice left, but he’ll provide the lyrics so everyone can sing. Then he starts playing the guitar and reciting from the Book of Ecclesiastes. He tries to sing a bit anyway. It comes out wobbly. His breath fails.

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The San Francisco Opera

Sat, 08/28/2010 - 1:00pm

The San Francisco Opera presents Verdi's Otello.

Backstage Pass with the Amazing Athaydes

Wed, 08/25/2010 - 1:00pm

WXXI is proud to welcome Juliana Athaydes.

Los Angeles Opera presents Gotterdammerung

Sat, 08/14/2010 - 1:00pm

Spend Saturday afternoon with the Los Angeles Opera as the company presents Wagner's epic music drama.

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Remembering Mitch Miller - A Rare WXXI Interview

Music legend and Rochester native Mitch Miller is dead at the age of 99. Miller's daughter says he died after a short illness.

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Prestigious Competition at Eastman School of Music

The 12th Eastman Young Artists International Piano competition is this week as 22 teens from around the world vie for cash prizes and scholarships.

Pleasure bent again

See you in August.
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Great Performances at the Met "Armida" on WXXI-TV

Sun, 08/22/2010 - 12:00pm

Renée Fleming stars as Rossini’s sorceress in Armida.

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