POLYPHIA – Bach Concerto No. 1 in D Minor

Polyphia is a 4 piece instrumental act from Texas, USA. They first achieved mainstream success when the guitar play-through of "Impassion", from their EP Inspire, went viral on YouTube. Since then, the band's popularity has grown and they have shared the stage with progressive metalcore artists such as Periphery, Between the Buried and Me, and… Continue lendo POLYPHIA – Bach Concerto No. 1 in D Minor

Bach: Mass in B minor | Thomanerchor and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

One of the greatest musical works of all time: The Thomanerchor Leipzig and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig perform J.S. Bach’s Mass in B minor (BWV 232) in the Church of St. Thomas on July 28, 2000. The stunning backdrop to the performance is particularly fitting since Bach was music director of the church (Kapellmeister) from 1723… Continue lendo Bach: Mass in B minor | Thomanerchor and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

MASSIMILIANO MARTINELLI – Complete Cello Suites of Bach

Massimiliano Martinelli is an Italian cellist known for his flawless technique, strong versatility and soul-stirring expressivity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32FpqysC1PY He made his debut as soloist in 2007, playing Krzysztof Penderecki’s “Concerto Grosso per tre violoncelli e orchestra” alongside the Orchestra Giovanile Italiana (OGI). Since then, he has performed several concerts around Europe and Asia, collaborating with world-famous… Continue lendo MASSIMILIANO MARTINELLI – Complete Cello Suites of Bach

EVANGELINA MASCARDI – Partita in C moll BWV 997 (Bach)

Registrato a Mondovì (Cuneo) il 26 febbraio 2021 nella sede dell'Academia Montis Regalis da Edoardo Lambertenghi e Alma Zeccara. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JYjcwW9MmM J. S. Bach - Partita in C moll BWV 997 - Evangelina Mascardi (liuto barocco). Liuto costruito da Cezar Mateus (New Jersey 2007). PreludeFugaSarabandeGigueDouble

PHILIP GLASS – Truman Sleeps (extended version)

The Truman Show: Music from the Motion Picture is the soundtrack to the 1998 film of the same name and was composed by Burkhard Dallwitz. Dallwitz was hired after Peter Weir received a tape of his work while in Australia for the post-production. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FySi6xXkNqo Some parts of the soundtrack were composed by Philip Glass, including… Continue lendo PHILIP GLASS – Truman Sleeps (extended version)

NILS CHEVILLE & MORGANE DERBAL – La Vie Brève (Manuel De Falla)

Manuel de Falla (1876-1946) was a Spanish composer and pianist. Along with Isaac Albéniz, Francisco Tárrega, and Enrique Granados, he was one of Spain's most important musicians of the first half of the 20th century. He has a claim to being Spain's greatest composer of the 20th century, although the number of pieces he composed… Continue lendo NILS CHEVILLE & MORGANE DERBAL – La Vie Brève (Manuel De Falla)

GLENN GOULD – Nightcore Plays Bach Piano Concertos No. 1-3 BWV 1052 1053 1054

Glenn Herbert Gould (1932-1982) was a Canadian classical pianist. He was one of the most famous and celebrated pianists of the 20th century, and was renowned as an interpreter of the keyboard works of Johann Sebastian Bach. Gould's playing was distinguished by remarkable technical proficiency and a capacity to articulate the contrapuntal texture of Bach's… Continue lendo GLENN GOULD – Nightcore Plays Bach Piano Concertos No. 1-3 BWV 1052 1053 1054

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

In Beethoven's music the divine peaks are never reached inasmuch as Man is a god in it; but a god who suffers and rejoices all too humanly. Deprived of heavenly aspirations and intuitions, human tragedy is his divine condition. As the human assumes the proportions of the divine, the transcendent plays an extremely reduced role… Continue lendo Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 | Daniel Barenboim & the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (complete symphony)

HILDEGARD VON BINGEN: O Orzchis Ecclesia

The beginning of the cult for the music of Hildegard von Bingen started with a CD of the British label Hyperion in the 80-ties and ever since it enjoys a huge popularity: the Mystic from the Middle Ages wrote heavenly music, which till today holds its spell over every audience, whether laymen or connoisseur. The… Continue lendo HILDEGARD VON BINGEN: O Orzchis Ecclesia

CLARA CERNAT & THIERRY HULLET – Suite popularice espagnole (Manuel de Falla)

El programa "Rumanía en la música" del Instituto Cultural Rumano de Madrid continúa en 2022 con un concierto especial interpretado por el dúo CLARA CERNAT, violín & THIERRY HUILLET, piano. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSIvirUTBlA El acto, organizado en colaboración con la Fundación Eutherpe de la ciudad de León, ha tenido lugar dentro del CICLO MAESTROS INTERNACIONALES 2022, en… Continue lendo CLARA CERNAT & THIERRY HULLET – Suite popularice espagnole (Manuel de Falla)