March, 2011

45 Posts
Laudent Deum – Sacred Music by Orlande de Lassus
Laudent Deum – Sacred Music by Orlande de Lassus Orlande de Lassus: Laudent Deum cithara Orlande de Lassus was a Franco-Flemish composer of the late Renaissance, he is considered today to be the chief representative of the polyphonic style. Laudent
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Kobe International Flute Competition
Official Website Category: Flute Date: May 25 to June 4, 2017 Country: Japan
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I sing, therefore I speak
When Charles Darwin proposed the theory of Evolution, it quickly became common knowledge that organisms constantly adapt to their environment for survival. This is where the catchphrase “survival of the fittest” or “natural selection” comes into play. Favourable traits that
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Former VSO musical director Rudolf Barshai improved upon Prokofiev, played Stalin’s funeral
When Rudolf Barshai first took the podium to conduct the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in a 1985 performance of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 8, it was clear immediately that he was something special.
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Brahms – Richard Strauss
Johannes Brahms Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, op. 38 Richard Strauss Cello Sonata in F major, op. 6 Performed by Ludwig Hoelscher, cello Hans Richter-Haaser, piano Recorded in 1953 Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, op.
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Hilliard Ensemble: Improvising with Jan Garbarek
A choral group known for its early-music repertoire and a saxophonist steeped in the art of improvisation may not be the most likely musical partners. But when the Hilliard Ensemble collaborated with Jan Garbarek for the first time in 1993,
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English Chamber Orchestra – Mozart: Wind Concertos
English Chamber Orchestra – Mozart: Wind Concertos Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C, K.314 (Rondo: Allegretto) Pure delight! English Chamber Orchestra
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Burning bright
Orchestras don’t come any hotter than the Berlin Philharmonic but maestro Simon Rattle knows how to tend the fire.
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