Passover http://wrti.org en Celebrate Passover with WRTI http://wrti.org/post/celebrate-passover-wrti <p>WRTI celebrates Passover with two great specials:<strong> </strong><em><strong>A Musical Feast for Passover with Itzhak Perlman</strong>: Wednesday, April 16 at 7 pm on WRTI HD-2 and the All-Classical stream at wrti.org, </em>and <em><strong>The Passover Story with Theodore Bikel</strong>: Saturday, April 19 at 11:30 am</em> on Crossover.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:54:24 +0000 Joe Patti 5309 at http://wrti.org Celebrate Passover with WRTI A Doubleheader! Basic Bach, and a Seder Different From Any Other Seder http://wrti.org/post/doubleheader-basic-bach-and-seder-different-any-other-seder <p></p><p>When Bach wrote his Inventions and Sinfonias BWV&nbsp;772-801, he described them this way, "An Honest Guide by which lovers of the clavier, and particularly those with a desire to learn, are shown a plain way, not only (1) to learn and play neatly in two parts, but also, with further progress, (2) to play correctly and well in three obligato&nbsp;parts; and, at the same time, not only to obtain good musical themes, but also to develop them well; above all, however, to achieve a cantabile&nbsp;style of playing, and along with it, to gain a strong foretaste of composition."</p> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 15:57:48 +0000 Joe Patti & Jill Pasternak 7128 at http://wrti.org A Doubleheader! Basic Bach, and a Seder Different From Any Other Seder Beyond 'Dayenu': What's Your Music Of Liberation? http://wrti.org/post/beyond-dayenu-whats-your-music-liberation Tonight marks the first night of Passover, the commemoration of the Jews' liberation from slavery. Like millions around the world, I'll be sitting down to Seder to celebrate, in my case with a completely religiously and culturally mixed-up <em>mishpocheh</em>. I'm not Jewish, but Passover is one of my favorite nights of the year. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 17:36:00 +0000 editor 5324 at http://wrti.org Beyond 'Dayenu': What's Your Music Of Liberation?