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Chris Rochester

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Fish Garibaldi and the Blue Rumor

THE DAY was as lucent as Homer's verse. It was time to go to the Aquarium. Huntley, clutching a copy

The Theatregoer Antony and Cleopatra at the Loeb through May 9

A C??BRADLEY, who wrote the only essay on Antony and Clipatra worth saving, said that the play was less powerfull

The Rock Freak Led Zeppelin II

COUNT Ferdinand von Zeppelin dreamed of his magisterial airship dropping entire wars of bombs on helpless cities terrorizing whole continents

The Concertgoer Ein Deutsches Requiem

in Memorial for Professor G. Wallace Woodworth SLOWLY treading the street's dry ground, past each small shop closed for the

The Concertgoer Boston Philharmonia at Sanders Sunday evening

BOSTON will enjoy the gifts of three conductors of the first magnitude this year: Seiji Ozawa, Claudio Abaddo, and Leon

The Living Room War

OUR WATERS are brown, our skies are sulphurous, our fields devoured, and our people's screams barely audible beneath the tentacles

Gustav Mahler

I T IS ONLY when speaking of great manifold spirit such as Gustav Mahler, Whose preoccupations so forcefully resonate through

New Music

(This review is the first of two article concerning new work by Harvard and Radcliffe composers.) THE HOLMES HALL concert

The Avant-garde

" Y OUTH," Leon Kirchner suggested in his remarkable introduction of Roger Sessions earlier this year, "has turned to the

Pelleas et Melisande

A REVIEW of the premiere (1902) of Pelleas et Melisande complained of the work's "constant nebulosity" and of its "monotonous

Wind Ensemble

W IND ENSEMBLE literature has traditionally been dominated by the Sousa mentality, the effect of which has been the subjugation

HRO's Beethoven

H ORROR stories of the grimmest complexion filtered through the week concerning the imminent disintegration of the HRO's impending Beethoven

The Bach Society

G EORGE FREDERICK HANDEL was a prodigal master, an adaptive musical fountainhead who composed vast quantities of epic choral dramas,

HRO

P ERHAPS ONCE in a season a concert presents a program which, regardless of the quality of the performance, lays

Early Music

W ITH singular integrity the Cambridge Society for Early Music last Wednesday evening avoided the institutionalized classics of antiquity, particularly

Free Time
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In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
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What We Forget About School: School