March, 2018

66 Posts
Forgotten Cellists: Felix Salmond
Felix Salmond (1888-1952) was one of the most influential cello teachers in America. As a professor at the Juilliard School, and later the Curtis Institute of Music, his pupils include Leonard Rose, Samuel Mayes, Orlando Cole, Bernard Greenhouse, Frank Miller,
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WIDOR, Charles-Marie: Woodwind Works
Introduction et Rondo, Op. 72 From WIDOR, Charles-Marie: Woodwind Works (2017) Released by Naxos Widor: Introduction et Rondo, Op. 72Charles Widor’s musical life covered around 75 years of French cultural history. His organ symphonies helped to blow spectacular new life
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In Touch with Gilad Hochman
IC2018 Guest Artist
Gilad Hochman, one of Israel’s leading young composers, will be the guest composer for one week of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s annual Intimacy of Creativity festival. Intimacy of Creativity (IC), is where composers and performers meet for
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Destination Rome
The city of Rome is a city of ancient forums and modern traffic, fabulous fountains and busy markets, solemn churches and resonant spaces. It’s a walking city and all of history seems to have happened here.
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Pianist calls for shorter classical shows to attract younger audiences
Pianist Stephen Hough has called for classical concerts to be overhauled to attract younger audiences.
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Cav and Pag in Calvin’s home city
Geneva is an unusual place. Set on a stunning lake at the Swiss-French border and surrounded by hulking dark mountains, its city center is dominated by banks and jewellers. Hotels and restaurants are notoriously overpriced, as is pretty much everything
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Anatoly Lunacharsky:More than the saviour of Sergei Prokofiev
Sergei Prokofiev, one of the greatest composers of Russia, would never forget that day after the Revolution. He left Russia with the official blessing and warning of the Soviet Minister Anatoly Lunacharsky: “You are running away from events, and these
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BalakirevSonata for piano in B-flat minor Lullaby Nocturne No. 2 Valse di Bravura Performed by Natalie Ryshna, piano Recorded in 1960 Balakirev: Sonata for piano in B-flat minor – Andantino
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