March, 2011

45 Posts
Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge
Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge Bach: Contrapuntus 1, from Die Kunst der Fuge The monumental Art of Fugue arranged by the musicians of Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin.
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Tchaikovsky
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
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Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge
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
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Steinway & Sons announces new record label
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.
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How music affects our emotions
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.
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Glenn Gould: So you want to write a fugue?
A piece mentioned in an “In tune” article titled Ballet, music and memory.
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Ballet, music and memory
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
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Rimsky-Korsakov
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.
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