May, 2012

44 Posts
Beaux Arts Trio “Piano Trio No. 1” Brahms
Brahms Piano Trio No.1 to be performed at the Prague Spring International Music Festival.
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Chopin
Chopin14 Waltzes Performed by Alexandre Uninsky, piano Recorded in 1957 Chopin: Waltz No. 3 in A minor, Op. 34, No. 2
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Chinese Sense and Sensibility
We are a country full of surprises. In response to the UK NOW FESTIVAL campaign in China, the 2012 Beijing Music festival had plans to adopt a British theme. The organiser’s original ambition had been to feature a dream line-up
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Almost a Fairytale!
Felix Mendelssohn and Cécile Charlotte Sophie Jeanrenaud
Paulus (St. Paul), Op. 36 (1836) On 4 May 1836, Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) happily conducted the chorus of the Frankfurt Cäcilienverein, substituting for an indisposed colleague. Although he was certainly concentrating on the music, his eyes got distracted by a
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Music Training Has Biological Impact on Aging Process
Aging-related hearing loss is not set in stone, study finds
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Tomás Luis de Victoria
Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611) should undoubtedly be considered the most significant Spanish composer of his time. He exclusively devoted his life and creative energies to the Catholic Church, and became one of the leading musical figures of the Counter-Reformation.
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Liszt – R. Strauss – Debussy
LisztLes préludes, Symphonic Poem No. 3 after “Poetic Meditations” by Lamartine R. StraussDeath and Transfiguration, Symphonic Poem op. 24 DebussyThree Nocturnes Performed by Alceo Galliera, conductor The Philharmonia Orchestra Glyndebourne Festival Chorus Recorded in 1950 – 1955 Debussy: Three Nocturnes
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Benjamin Britten / Gerald Finzi
Gerald Finzi – Dies Natalis, Op.8: III. The Rapture : Danza Mark Padmore, tenor Britten Sinfonia Jacqueline Shave, director From Benjamin Britten / Gerald Finzi (2012) Released by Harmonia Mundi Gerald Finzi – Dies Natalis, Op.8: III. The Rapture :
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