March, 2014

73 Posts
Guangzhou Opera House Anniversary Celebration – Boston Symphony Orchestra with Conductor Lorin Maazel
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Spies and Music
With all the news these days of computer spies, we’d thought we’d look at the historical problem of musical spies. We don’t mean stealing composers’ musical ideas, but the ways in which, over the centuries, music and composers have entered
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Belfond
BelfondPartita Æterna for Solo violin (A+B) 2 = A2 + 2 AB + B2 for piano Equations for organ Rapsodie 1952 for piano Performed by Alexis Galpérine, violin Pierre Belfond, piano/organ Claude Helffer, piano Recorded in 1988 – 2013 Belfond:
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Mozart, Beethoven & Schubert recital
Schubert: Sonata in B flat major, D960 IV. Allegro ma non troppo – Presto From Mozart, Beethoven & Schubert recital (2013) Released by Semaphore Schubert: Sonata in B flat major, D960 – IV. Allegro ma non troppo – PrestoDiscover Sarah
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The Supernatural in Music
III. Dies Irae: The Dance of Death
The ‘Dies Irae’ (Day of Wrath) was a poem written to be used in the Requiem Mass of the Roman Catholic Church and comes from a Latin hymn dating from the thirteenth century. As you say the Latin aloud, you
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I Want to Be in America
One of the most interesting songs about the United States comes in the voice of embattled immigrants, the Puerto Ricans who inhabit Leonard Bernstein’s 1957 musical West Side Story. The song ‘America,’ in the original Broadway production, contrasts an idealized
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Strauss conducting Strauss
If you ever need proof that the majority of preparatory work for a concert performance is done during rehearsal, just have a look at the conducting technique of Richard Strauss. That is, if keeping the beat with one hand can
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In touch with Melody Eötvös
Hailed as “the city’s most innovative music experience” by the Financial Times, the Intimacy of Creativity, founded by Chinese-American composer Bright Sheng, begins its fourth cycle this April, to bring together internationally acclaimed performers and composers for creative dialogue and
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