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EXCLUSIVE, NPR Music, Make Music New York, Sunny Jain

FIRST TAKE: NPR Music Field Recording - Sunny Jain (Red Baraat) 100+BPM @ BPL, Make Music New York >>

Again, while we wait for NPR Music to finish editing their newest field recording from Make Music New York, we thought we'd share some more footage of the rehearsal process--with a score, of course.

REHEARSAL: NPR Music Field Recording - Sunny Jain (Red Baraat) 100+BPM @ Brooklyn Public Library, Make Music New York (June 21, 2014) [VIDEO]

REHEARSAL: NPR Music Field Recording - Sunny Jain (Red Baraat) 100+BPM @ BPL, Make Music New York >>

While we wait for NPR Music to finish editing their newest field recording from Make Music New York, we thought we'd share some video of the rehearsal process--with a score, no less.

Quickies: Đuro Živković Wins Grawemeyer, Maria Callas Google Doodle, Milla Jovovich in 'Cymbeline,' Ballerina Shannon Harkins, Siberian Ice Drums

Quickies: Đuro Živković Wins Grawemeyer, Maria Callas Google Doodle, Milla Jovovich in 'Cymbeline,' Ballerina Shannon Harkins, Siberian Ice Drums >>

Be it classical music, jazz, theater or dance, arts news gets made fresh every day...especially for Cyber Tuesday, December 2, 2013 (i.e. only twentysomething more days until Christmas proper).

Quickies: Jeppe Hansen-cum-Jett Black, Bryan Cranston on Broadway, Bernard Parmegiani Obit, Oldest Living Holocaust Pianist, Risotto Verdi Style >>

Be it classical music, jazz, theater or dance, arts news gets made fresh every day...especially for Wednesday, November 27, 2013 (i.e. the day before Thanksgiving).

Quickies for Nov. 22, 2013: John F. Kennedy Assassination 50 Years Later...in Music >>

Tracking Down a Musical Witness to the Day a Savior was Murdered [The Times of Israel, James Inverne]

Carnegie Hall Strike Ends as Stagehands Accept Labor Deal >>

Stagehands on strike at Carnegie Hall voted on Friday to accept a proposed labor agreement, effectively ending the two-day strike that forced Carnegie Hall to cancel its opening night gala.

Classical Pianist Jeremy Denk Awarded $625,000 MacArthur Genius Grant >>

Alongside the similarly lauded jazz pianist and composer Vijay Iyer, classical pianist and writer Jeremy Denk wins this year's increased grant for his popularizing of the genre.

Five Quickies: Il Divo on Broadway, Zach Braff in 'Bullets Over Broadway,' Chris Thile's Mandolin Bach, Verizon's Droid Mozart Ad, Brolin Family Rock Opera >>

And with the world's best musicians, singers, dancers and actors going back to repertory work after their summer stocks, there's more good news happening now than there was, say, back in August.

Five Quickies: Les Misérables with Lawyers, Donald Rosenberg on Modern American Symphonies, Britten's Lost 'Sylphides,' Charlie Parker's Birthday, Snapchat Opera

Five Quickies: Les Misérables with Lawyers, Donald Rosenberg on Modern American Symphonies, Britten's Lost 'Sylphides,' Charlie Parker's Birthday, Snapchat Opera >>

So, in an effort to keep all you Classicalites abreast of each and every situation, we'll be trawling the web for the best headlines--those stories, those people making the biggest waves.

Marian McPartland, Longtime Host of NPR's "Piano Jazz" and "First Lady of Jazz," Dead at 95 >>

Marian McPartland, a British musician who hosted a jazz program on National Public Radio for more than four decades, has died at age 95, NPR said on its website.

Good-Looking Violinist Joshua Bell to Judge Other Good-Looking Contestants in Miss America Pageant, Live from Atlantic City on ABC >>

So, when Mr. Bell's publicists came next for the Miss America Pageant, apparently, there was no one left to speak, "Hey, Josh, this is probably a bad idea."

LIVE STREAM: Jamie Barton Singing Elgar's 'Sea Pictures' at Aspen Music Festival >>

Upon the news of Jamie Barton's double victory at the 2013 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World--the mezzo won both the main award and the song prize, quite a rare feat--the Aspen Music Festival and School tore up its schedule to get the singer back to the Rockies for her first U.S. appearance post-win.

Ana Maria Pinto: The Portuguese Opera Singer Who Could (Protest) >>

Portuguese soprano Ana Maria Pinto has become the face--or perhaps the voice--of popular protest in her native country. Though her published rep list includes such standard soprano fare as Musetta in 'La bohème' or Rosina in 'Il barbiere di Siviglia,' these days she's as likely to be singing outside in the streets as in Portugal's opera houses.

Archway

EXCLUSIVE: Eli Keszler & Sō Percussion, 'Archway' @ Make Music New York >>

Because, like Anthony Kiedis once said, you can't NOT get enough under the bridge downtown.

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