February, 2012

39 Posts
The makings of Insanity
Carlo Gesualdo and Donna Maria d’Avalos
Carlo Gesualdo Madrigals, Book 6 (1611) The third act of William Shakespeare’s tragic play “Othello” contains the ominous words “O, beware, my lord, of jealousy! It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on”. As we
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Musician’s memories wiped, except for notes of harmony
A virus caused a German cellist’s severe amnesia, but his recall of music remains astonishingly intact.
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Brahms
BrahmsSonata for Cello and Piano No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38 Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 2 in F major, op. 99 String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, op. 51, No. 1 Performed by Paul-Badura-Skoda, piano Antonio
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Janos Starker : Igniting a Spark
When we think about the wonders of the world, we think in terms of natural marvels or edifices. Typically, we don’t think in these terms when we describe creative artists but Janos Starker, qualifies. Virtuoso cellist, master pedagogue, articulate advocate
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Janos Starker – Kodály Cello Solo Sonata I. Mvt
A piece played by Janos Starker mentioned in an “In tune” article titled Janos Starker : Igniting a Spark.
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“Rina Sala Gallo” International Piano Competition
Official Website Category: Piano Date: October 7 to 13, 2018 Country: Italy
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Berg – Beethoven: Violin Concertos
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 – Rondo Allegro Isabelle Faust, Violin Orchestra Mozart Claudio Abbado From Berg – Beethoven: Violin Concertos (2012) Released by Harmonia Mundi Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 – Rondo Allegro
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In touch with Tan Dun : From Beijing to Bartók
From Beijing to Bartók: a Talk with Tan Dun at the 2012 Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival Tan Dun flew to Hong Kong last month to oversee rehearsals for the local premiere of Ghost Opera, the chamber work considered
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