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

Is this John Cage’s most beautiful piece? – SAMUEL ANDREYEV

An analysis of John Cage’s Concerto for Prepared Piano and Chamber Orchestra (1950-1951) by composer Samuel Andreyev. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIc5pO4tBwg The recording used for the musical excerpts is by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Lukas Foss, with soloist Yuji Takahashi. IntroductionThe StructureInstrumentationPrepared PianoCompositional ProcessThe Rhythmic StructureThe ScoreTwo Different WorldsBreakdownFavourite MomentConclusions I found the following… Continue lendo Is this John Cage’s most beautiful piece? – SAMUEL ANDREYEV

JEROEN VAN VEEN – Glass: Solo Piano Music (fvll albvm)

A compilation of the music for piano solo by Philip Glass, icon of minimalism. In his piano music, Glass presents structures of repeated patterns which slowly and gradually, seemingly unconsciously, change in rhythm, speed or form, creating a fascinating sound landscape of slowly shifting colours and patterns. Accepted onto the early admissions programme of the… Continue lendo JEROEN VAN VEEN – Glass: Solo Piano Music (fvll albvm)

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)

NILS CHEVILLE & THE DANSANT – La Marche (live, 2021)

THE DANSANT is a an experimental music group of five musicians from different musical backgrounds. Their rock savant combines many sound atmospheres such as traditional oriental music or South American styles, electronic and improvisation. Their passion propels us towards a musical universe similar to the works of the Secret Chiefs 3 and John Zorn. [+]… Continue lendo NILS CHEVILLE & THE DANSANT – La Marche (live, 2021)

La naissance de la musique spectrale: Hugues Dufourt

This interview was conducted in French. I hope to add English subtitles at a later date. If anyone would like to volunteer to do this please get in touch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxJdAMPJtVc BIOGRAPHIE Hugues Dufourt privilégie les continuités et les lentes transformations d'un discours musical qui n'est que rarement interrompu. Il conçoit des formes par évolution de… Continue lendo La naissance de la musique spectrale: Hugues Dufourt

VALENTIN SILVESTROV: Ukrainian composer takes a stand against totalitarianism and violence

Valentin Silvestrov (*1937), one of Ukraine’s most important composers, is known for his quiet tones – both in chamber music and in works for larger orchestras. Silvestrov is a master of inwardness. His compositions are both sensual and thoughtful, and they speak a universal language. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYoauPJil70 On the night of March 8-9, 2022, Silvestrov fled… Continue lendo VALENTIN SILVESTROV: Ukrainian composer takes a stand against totalitarianism and violence

Daniel Barenboim & the Staatskapelle Berlin – Beethoven’s Eroica & Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony

Beethoven’s Eroica as a symbol against the war in Ukraine: Daniel Barenboim, the Staatskapelle Berlin and the Staatsopernchor perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”), Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished Symphony”) and Mykhailo Verbytsky’s Ukrainian national anthem at the Concert for Peace. The proceeds of the concert will go to humanitarian aid projects… Continue lendo Daniel Barenboim & the Staatskapelle Berlin – Beethoven’s Eroica & Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony

Entrevista com Egberto Gismonti – Programa Oncotô (Jorge Mautner)

Conversa com Egberto Gismonti, compositor, multinstrumentista, cantor e arranjador. Gismonti expoõe todo o seu conhecimento de música e fala sobre sua trajetória. Entrevista realizada para o programa Oncotô. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45JM7ESfxUA