J.S. BACH – French Suites

The French Suites, BWV 812–817, are six suites which Johann Sebastian Bach wrote for the clavier (harpsichord or clavichord) between the years of 1722 and 1725. Although Suites Nos. 1 to 4 are typically dated to 1722, it is possible that the first was written somewhat earlier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmEa7KX6D00 The suites were later given the name… Continue lendo J.S. BACH – French Suites

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Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 | Daniel Barenboim & the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (complete symphony)

The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra conducted by Daniel Barenboim performs Beethoven's Ninth Symphony at the Berlin Philharmonic. It's supported by singers Angela Denoke, Waltraud Meier, Burkhard Fritz and René Pape. The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra is a very special ensemble: It is made up of young Israeli and Arab musicians and is campaigning for a peaceful solution… Continue lendo Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 | Daniel Barenboim & the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (complete symphony)

ARVO PÄRT – Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tõnu Kaljuste | Elbphilharmonie (live)

Arvo Pärt lauscht in der Elbphilharmonie zusammen mit Manfred Eicher (ECM Records) der Aufführung einer Auswahl seiner bekanntesten Werke. Auf der Bühne: Das Tallinn Chamber Orchestra unter Dirigent Tõnu Kaljuste. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TO74PaaR_Ug I. Fratres (Fassung für Violine, Streicher und Schlagwerk) 1:30II. Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten 13:49III. Adam's Lament (für Chor und Streichorchester) 22:10IV. Salve Regina… Continue lendo ARVO PÄRT – Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tõnu Kaljuste | Elbphilharmonie (live)

ARVO PÄRT – Da Pacem [fvll albvm] (2005)

Da pacem Domine (Give peace, Lord) is a choral composition by Arvo Pärt on the Latin prayer for peace Da pacem Domine, first composed in 2004 for four voices. Different versions, also for and with string instruments, were published by Universal Edition. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojTAxYheSns Nulle volonté d'illustration dans le choix de ces images, juste celle d'évoquer… Continue lendo ARVO PÄRT – Da Pacem [fvll albvm] (2005)

J. S. BACH – Mass in B Minor (conducted by George Enescu)

George Enescu (1881–1955), known in France as Georges Enesco, was a Romanian composer, violinist, conductor and teacher. Regarded as one of the greatest musicians in Romanian history, Enescu is featured on the Romanian five lei ("lions", Romania's national currency). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulrobHDeh8Q Choir: BBC ChorusConductor: George EnescuOrchestra: Boyd Neel OrchestraComposer: Johann Sebastian Bach

Beethoven: Missa solemnis | Fabio Luisi, Staatskapelle Dresden, Chorus of the Sächsische Staatsoper

A solemn mass with a symbolic character: The Frauenkirche in Dresden hosted its first public concert to mark its reopening on November 4, 2005. The program included Beethoven’s Missa solemnis, performed by the Staatskapelle Dresden and the Chorus of the Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden, conducted by Fabio Luisi. The soloists were Camilla Nylund, Birgit Remmert, Christian… Continue lendo Beethoven: Missa solemnis | Fabio Luisi, Staatskapelle Dresden, Chorus of the Sächsische Staatsoper

VILLA-LOBOS – Complete Works for Solo Guitar: Études, Préludes, Choros (by Turibio Santos)

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887–1959) was a Brazilian composer, conductor, cellist, and classical guitarist described as "the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music". Villa-Lobos has become the best-known South American composer of all time. A prolific composer, he wrote numerous orchestral, chamber, instrumental and vocal works, totaling over 2000 works by his death… Continue lendo VILLA-LOBOS – Complete Works for Solo Guitar: Études, Préludes, Choros (by Turibio Santos)

Why listen to LISZT? | Inside The Score

A guide to the life and works of pianist and composer Franz Liszt, and what made him such an important figure in music history. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yeL4MkBLSc Script Written by Jeffrey S. and Oscar Osicki Narrated by Oscar Osicki. Introduction Chapter 1: Youth Chapter 2: Intermezzo Chapter 3: Years of Pilgrimage Chapter 4: King of the Piano… Continue lendo Why listen to LISZT? | Inside The Score

Por que Hitler idolatrava Wagner? | DW BRASIL

Hitler era fascinado pelo compositor alemão Richard Wagner. Entenda como as harmonias apoteóticas de Wagner alimentavam a megalomania e a psicose do líder nazista. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2X8f-TFN76E

“Morton Feldman como crítico da ideologia: uma leitura política de Rothko Chapel” – VLADIMIR SAFATLE

Dissertatio - Revista de Filosofia (Universidade Federal de Pelotas), [42] 11, nr. 26, 2015 Trata-se discutir a peça Rothko Chapel, de Morton Feldman, a partir de uma indagação sobre a reconstrução de categorias como: expressão, temporalidade, assim como sobre a relação entre música e pintura. Veremos, principalmente, como a peça atravessada por uma reflexão constante… Continue lendo “Morton Feldman como crítico da ideologia: uma leitura política de Rothko Chapel” – VLADIMIR SAFATLE