February, 2010

29 Posts
Ekaterina Gordeeva, Sergei Grinkov – Compilation
Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergei Grinkov, two of the skaters mentioned in our music notes titled The Music of Olympic Figure Skating Isn’t What It Could Be.
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The Music of Olympic Figure Skating Isn’t What It Could Be
When the exquisite Soviet figure skating pair Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergei Grinkov took the ice for their free-skate program at the 1988 Winter Olympics, they bounded off to the rousing lilt of Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4 (“Italian”): music that matched
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Harold Moores Records
I met my dear friend Guy in the early ’80s in Paris. We were young, innocent (at the very least, I was), fearless and full of foolish dreams… and then I moved to Hong Kong. Over the past 20 years,
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Handel at Work: A Virtual Look at the Original ‘Messiah’ Score
Ever wonder what kind of penmanship George Frederick Handel had? Was he the type to cross things out with a single, swift stroke, or did he cover up his mistakes in a scratchy flurry? Well, wonder no more.
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Teiko Maehashi – Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Teiko Maehashi, one of the artists featured in Spring Festival in Tokyo.
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Yu Kosuge – Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.4
Yu Kosuge, one of the artists featured in Spring Festival in Tokyo.
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Music Provides the Driving Force Behind the Master of Suspense’s Films
A PENSIVE Janet Leigh is behind the wheel of a car, casting furtive glances into her rear-view mirror, countryside whizzing past as she flees the city in Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film Psycho.
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Fauré: Romances
Pascal Rogé, piano Romances sans paroles (3) for piano, Op. 17: III. Andante moderato From Fauré: Piano Music (1990) Released by Polygram Records Fauré: Romances Fauré’s piano music has never been widely performed although it deserves a legitimate place in
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