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88-key Casio Privia PX-350 Digital Piano
Alan Westby, December 05, 2017
 
The Art, Music & Recreation Department at Central Library will now be providing a musical keyboard for patron use in

coffee cup with musical notes as steam and the text Song a Day for a Month Concert
Alan Westby, July 28, 2017
Song-A-Day for a Month is a community of individuals who challenge each others' creativity in an interesting way.

Two split images: On the left an image of martial artist Bruce Lee, on the right an image of his daughter Shannon Lee.
Elizabeth Graney, July 19, 2017

Bruce Lee died tragically young at the age of 32 of cerebral edema but his legacy lives on.


French duellist and opera singer Julie d'Aubigny (1670–1707). Anonymous print.
Alan Westby, June 28, 2017

LGBT Pride Month gives us an opportunity to discover a fascinating character from the early days of French opera.


The Music of Tôru Takemitsu and Japanese New Wave Cinema
Alan Westby, May 26, 2017

As we observe Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Los Angeles Public Library, this is a good occasion to look at some of the interesting examples of Japanese cinema available to our patrons, particularly those featuring scores by composer Tôru


Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953)
Alan Westby, March 28, 2017

Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953) is widely recognized both as the most important American woman composer of the Twentieth Century, and as a major figure in the study and preservation of American folk music.


Scott Joplin
Alan Westby, February 21, 2017

2017 marks the hundredth anniversary of the death, at the age of 49, of Scott Joplin, one of America's first great composers, and the composer of arguably the first important American opera: Treemonisha.


Caroline Zakarian, June 28, 2016

On Sunday, May 22 nd the Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera performed Mozart: Alpha & Omega in front of a standing-room only crowd in the Taper Auditorium. This title is derived from the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet.


Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera
Caroline Zakarian, December 15, 2015

On Saturday, November 14th the Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera performed the Art of Coloratura in the Taper Auditorium. This program included highlights from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giuseppe Verdi, Leo Delibes, Benjamin Britten, George Frideric Handel and more. 


AIDA: L.A. Metropolitan Opera
Caroline Zakarian, May 26, 2015

A Free Live Music Performance from LA’s Metropolitan Opera

Saturday, May 30th


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