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 Because of the seriousness of the Ukraine situation, we consulted our colleague Sylvester in his barnyard. We asked him what he thought of the situation. He said we would have to lie down in...

In an urban setting, “landmarks” are usually thought of as buildings. Old ones and new ones can qualify, but it’s mostly old ones that are designated. “Old,” of course, is relative. In Italy, “old” might be...

by Kevin McEneaney

 Program Seven: Beethoven’s Successor?

 

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 Beginning in 1905, Bela Bartok, often accompanied by Zoltan Kodaly, collected Magyar folk music in the villages of Hungary...

 The current production of Les Misérables at Rhinebeck’s Center for Performing Arts is remarkable. The innovative hand of the director, Kevin Archambault, makes this epic musical work on a small stage by...

 

George Washington warned about foreign entanglements...

 

Looking over the 90 plus pages of the Silo Ridge proposed finding statement is itself an educational...

  To the editor,       This is in response to two articles which have appeared in the Millbrook Independent regarding the alleged oil spill and contamination at the Washed Aggregate Resources, Inc gravel mine in Amenia, in order to correct the record.   

 

Carl Maria von Weber’s Euryanthe (Good, or Just, Noble Flower) brought Romantic opera to a melodramatic peak in 1823. The opera’s marvelous overture never left the standard...