Johann Sebastian Bach wrote his St. Matthew Passion for a single purpose — to present the Passion story in music at Good Friday vesper services. Bach's Passion continues to move audiences nearly three centuries after it was first heard in St. Thomas's Church in Leipzig, Germany. Standing as one of the pillars of Western sacred music, it is at once monumental and intimate, deeply sorrowful and powerful. As more festivals, performances and concerts are canceled due to the coronavirus shutdown, musicians of all stripes and sizes are taking to social and streaming platforms to play live for their fans,. Withers was 81 years old. According to a family statement given to the Associated Press , he died Monday in Los Angeles due to heart complications. Bucky Pizzarelli, a tasteful sage of jazz guitar who spent the first phase of his career as a prolific session player and the last phase as a celebrated patriarch, died on Wednesday in Saddle River, N.
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Got me looking so crazy right now, your love's got me looking We're in the mood now. They've just released their songs of the summer playlist. It doesn't even have to be a positive emotion. You know, a lot of times, when you think of a song of the summer, you think, like, sugary, you think poppy.
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Series produced by NPR Music. Every week, host Bob Boilen and producer Robin Hilton go through hundreds of new cds to find sneak previews of music that's worth getting excited about, whether it's the latest Swedish pop band, a hip hop artist going ambient, or a singer-songwriter with a twisted new take on love. Sometimes, artists or critics stop by All Songs Considered with their top picks. All Songs Considered started as an online show in after receiving countless letters from listeners who wanted to know more about the music played between stories on NPR's evening news program, All Things Considered. It is a show that one week can feature the music of Portugal and the next feature the White Stripes or Andrew Bird. All Songs Considered has a dedicated and growing online audience: Hundreds of thousands listen to All Songs Considered on the web and via podcast every month and the All Songs podcast is consistently ranked the 1 music podcast in iTunes. Hide full description. Now All Songs Considered has become a Show full description. Bought by KEOS.