Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, op. 23 Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, op. 44 Performed by Friedrich Wührer, piano Heinrich Hollreiser, conductor Vienna Pro Musica Orchestra Recorded in 1955 Piano Concerto No. 2
Contrapuntus 1 Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, chamber ensemble Raphael Alpermann, organ From Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge (2011) Released by Harmonia Mundi Bach: Contrapuntus 1, from Die Kunst der Fuge The monumental Art of Fugue arranged by the musicians
Steinway & Sons announced the launch of its new Steinway & Sons record label. The first release on this label, Bach On A Steinway, debuted last week at #3 on the Billboard Traditional Classical Album Chart.
Have you ever heard the song Gloomy Sunday, the 1933 tune composed by Hungarian pianist and composer Rezső Seress? This song is said to be the saddest tune ever composed, and is rumoured to have sparked hundreds to commit suicide.
Brazilian children have a game called “wireless telephone”. Perhaps it is played all over the world, but this version is very simple: you sit next to each other in a circle and the first person whispers a message, a few
Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov 1. Shéhérazade, symphonic suite from “The Thousand and One Nights”, op. 35 2. The Great Russian Easter overture, op. 36 3. Capriccio espagnol, op. 34 Performed by Jean Fournet, conductor 1. Walter Schneiderhan, violin Vienna Symphony 2.