Cecil Meares

...in later years he learned to play the guitar. He always sang in the church choirs. His last request was to have classical music played in his room. His thirst for knowledge was always there, always striving to learn something new after he felt...

Quartet helps keep classical music alive

For the much-decorated Lark Quartet, classical music is more than just playing the works of dead people. That's why at its Augusta concert, the group will begin with Schubert and...

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Conductor wants to show that classical music has lots of soul

...Emil du Cou had few opportunities for exposure to classical music. His was not a family that made outings to concerts, operas or ballets. For him, classical music was elevated, seemingly beyond reach. Only later...

Governor wants babies to hear classical music

...Beethoven for babies? Gov. Zell Miller, an avid country music buff, wants Georgia newborns listening often to soothing classical music to boost their brain power. To make that happen, Mr. Miller asked the Legislature on Tuesday to spend $105,000...

Rumsfeld's 'poetic' voice set to classical music

...Rumsfeld's unscripted remarks are at once deliberate and casual, and often simply odd. The combination is perfect for classical music, Kong said in an interview with The Associated Press. "What we show in the songs is that we believe that Rumsfeld...

Lightwire Theater will give life and light to dinosaur tale

...tradition of ballet, removing spoken dialogue in favor of movement and music to tell the story. But don't expect only classical music along with the bright movement on the stage."It's a sound track with music, with anything from classical and...

Wycliffe Gordon starts new jazz project, to play Sky City shows

...of musical forms, he said, noting other additional music he heard as a youth besides jazz, R&B and funk ? the classical music of his father, who was a pianist, gospel, spirituals and pop music."When you have all of those perspectives...

Miller unveils disc of music for babies

...heard their first strains of classical music from a cartoon or car commercial...specially-produced collection of classical music to be delivered to every Georgia...regularly. Yet, advocating classical music is a little out of character...

More and more classical acts crossing over

...of the most revered venues in classical music. Yet this year you'll hear...styles. If I were to only do classical music, it would be boring to me...she says. "They do like classical music but they do enjoy listening to...

Classically inclined

To many teens, classical music might mean old-school hip-hop...I've always had this love for classical music," she said. "It's what I...six-fiddle band Barrage. Teens who play classical music know they will not be getting much...