La huella de Bach: Bach moderno

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMV6iwWEjWY El contrapunto bachiano y el motivo BACH han sido fuente de inspiración para muchos autores del siglo XX como Busoni, Britten o Hindemith. Obras de J. S. Bach, B. Britten, P. Hindemith, E. Ysaÿe, M. Reger, F. Poulenc y N. Rota. Con la participación de Adolfo Gutiérrez, Miguel Ituarte, Erzhan Kulibaev, Juan de la … Continuar lendo La huella de Bach: Bach moderno

BACH, el primer jazzista

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdVDOxCd19I El arte de la improvisación, inherente al lenguaje del jazz, era una de las destrezas de Bach más valoradas por sus contemporáneos. Su obra se ha convertido hoy en un standard inagotable para músicos de jazz. Con la participación de Josep Colom, Miguel Ituarte, Baptiste Trotignon, Uri Caine, Pieter-Jan Belder, Johann Sebastian Jazz y … Continuar lendo BACH, el primer jazzista

Hurqualia – GIACINTO SCELSI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kM0KCuDqlvg The name of the piece belongs to the world of esoteric Islam, more specifically to Ismaelism and Sufism. Henry Corbin, the great scholar in this field, spells it Hurqalia. it denotes an emerald-color country belonging to the world of imagination, the Mundus Imaginalis, and intermediary realm between tangible reality of matter (the body) and … Continuar lendo Hurqualia – GIACINTO SCELSI

“Uaxuctum”, la légende de la Cité Maya – GIACINTO SCELSI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hmlec3vVbq8&ab_channel=FranceMusique Sebastiano d’Ayala Valva a filmé l'enregistrement du chef d'oeuvre de Giacinto Scelsi "Uaxuctum", « La légende de la Cité Maya détruite par eux-mêmes pour des raisons religieuses » interprété par l'Orchestre philharmonique et le Choeur de Radio France sous la direction d'Aldo Brizzi.

“Text, Gesture and Performance in Debussy’s ‘Trois Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé'” (Joseph Acquisto)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BG8vTvTopGU Debussy's "Trois poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé" (1913) are among the relatively infrequent instances of musical settings of Mallarmé's poetry. Following Jankélévitch on Debussy and a host of critics on Mallarmé, Professor Joseph Acquisto argues that these poems and songs comment on communicating the ineffable. This is a part of the conference, 'Debussy: Text and … Continuar lendo “Text, Gesture and Performance in Debussy’s ‘Trois Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé'” (Joseph Acquisto)

Arrivederci, Maestro! Ennio Morricone (1928-2020)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YSIK1aXI6E "Non c'è orchestra, eppure sentiamo un'orchestra", dice un personaggio misterioso nel film Mulholland Drive (2002), da David Lynch. Oggi il mondo è diventato un po' più silenzioso (e triste). Però il cielo è diventato un po' più alegre e musicale. Silenzio, c'è un'orchestra nel cielo. Oggi è giorno di "Cinema Paradiso". Un omaggio al … Continuar lendo Arrivederci, Maestro! Ennio Morricone (1928-2020)

“Clair de Lune” (Debussy) on piano for an 80 y.o. elephant – Paul Barton

Elephants have such a musical ear. Paul Barton sets a piano in the wilderness and plays a wide variety of classical compositions for elephants to listen to. The big fella gets all emotional during the audition, flapping his ears with joy... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1qQOGCyRbY

Igorrr 🇫🇷

Gautier Serre (born June 5, 1984), better known by his stage name Igorrr, is a French musician. Under the Igorrr alias, he combines a variety of disparate genres, including black metal, baroque music, breakcore, and trip hop, into a singular sound. Serre is also part of the groups Whourkr and Corpo-Mente. In 2017, the Igorrr … Continuar lendo Igorrr 🇫🇷

Jakub Józef Orliński: countertenor and breakdancer

To all the conservative-reactionary biggots out there who insist in opposing between "higher (erudite) culture" and "lower (popular) culture": Polish countertenor and breakdancer Jakub Józef Orliński. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAI4tvqcbBI The Sunday Times talks to Jakub Józef Orliński, a breakdancing countertenor from Poland who is singing the title role in Glyndebourne's production of Rinaldo this season. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yF4YXv6ZIuE Le … Continuar lendo Jakub Józef Orliński: countertenor and breakdancer