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  1. The Chicago Symphony Chorus celebrated its sixtieth anniversary in – Led by chorus director and conductor Duain Wolfe since , the ensemble regularly performs with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Orchestra Hall and at the Ravinia Festival.
  2. Complete releases from sessions between September and September in Camden and Chicago; 26 tracks and over 79 minutes total. A packed page booklet reveals previously unknown details about the life and business of impresario Edgar A. Benson, the man who controlled the dance-band scene in Chicago for many years. This is the band that popularized "stop-time" rhythm and .
  3. The Chicago Bar Association Symphony Orchestra is Chicagoland's unique orchestra of attorneys, judges and law students. Growing from just a handful of musicians at its first rehearsal in , the CBASO now regularly fields an orchestra of 75 musicians or more, virtually all affiliated with Chicago's legal community.
  4. Benson Orchestra of Chicago (Musical group) Search Benson Orchestra of Chicago on oserarxabugaxymaputenredea.xyzinfo = Recordings are available for online listening. = Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters. Show only matrixes with audio online. Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date.
  5. $ Rare78s: Charles Harrison: A Dream / The Old Refrain: Pathe: E++: $ Pure Shellac: Harry McClaskey and the Invincible Four / Lewis James: Tears Tell the Story To Me / Girl Of Mine: Pathe: E++: $ Pure Shellac: Frank Sterling and Charles Warren: You Forgot To Remember / Let's Wander Away: Pathe Actuelle:
  6. The Benson Orchestra of Chicago was one of several Chicago area bands operated by cellist and entrepreneur Edgar Benson. Since this was during the era when the jazz craze was at its height and ballroom dancing was a major national pastime it was not uncommon for successful bandleaders to have more demand for bookings than a single ensemble.
  7. Release date Production date Series Jazz, dance & blues series Note Archeophone: (on container: ARCH ). Compact disc. Program notes by Meagan Hennessey (26 p.: .
  8. When Chicago plays two concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra this month, a remarkable career arc will resolve for four original members who spent their formative years at or near Orchestra Hall in the ’60s. “Playing Carnegie Hall was a thrill,” says band co-founder and saxophonist Walt Parazaider, “but it wasn’t our hometown.
  9. String instruments are (from smallest to largest) the violin, viola, cello, and bass. All string instruments are played with a bow or plucked. In this excerpt from Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, you'll first see the cello that is played while seated, with the instrument positioned between the legs.

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