Category Archives: Classical Music

Mahler 9th Symphony (1/9); 1st movement; Bernstein

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjuWwc-H4IY Gustav Mahler 9th Symphony Leonard Bernstein Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra “I believe it to be not only his last but also his greatest achievement” (Otto Klemperer) “Once again I have played through the first movement of Mahler’s ninth symphony. The … Continue reading

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Vivaldi Autumn I

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxXUqWVIPAc from Vivaldi’s Seasons L’Autunno Allegro Celebra il Vilanel con balli e Canti Del felice raccolto il bel piacere E del liquor de Bacco accesi tanti Finiscono col Sonno il lor godere Adagio molto F,  ch’ ogn’ uno tralasci e … Continue reading

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Jennifer Higdon Basks In Her Music Pulitzer – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/22/arts/music/22higdon.html Jennifer Higdon wishes there were a 12-step program on how to deal with all the various stages of composing anxiety, she said Sunday in the spacious apartment here that she shares with her partner, Cheryl Lawson. Despite the angst, … Continue reading

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Music Review – Zuill Bailey and Simone Dinnerstein – Ardent Dialogue for Piano and Cello at Le Poisson Rouge – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/29/arts/music/29simone.html During a concert at the Greenwich Village club Le Poisson Rouge on Thursday, the cellist Zuill Bailey said that his instrument was usually treated as just “a glorified piece of furniture” when Beethoven wrote his first sonata for cello … Continue reading

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Carl Heinrich Jacobi~Introduction and Polonaise (Bassoon~Karen Geoghegan)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jz5RIKfRzrA Premiere recording of orchestral version of Carl Heinrich Jacobi(1791-1852)Introduction and Polonaise, Op. 9 by the English bassoonist Karen Geoghegan. This lady has some bloody chops that never stop…….

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Madame Mari Lyn – Una voce poco fa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkr7oxjBO2A This comes to me from the sweet visage that is Mags at http://akapearlofagirl.stumbleupon.com/ I don’t care what is ailing you, but this video will get you through the last four days of the Bush Administration……. n’ please watch thru … Continue reading

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http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=jsrJvGBkfKk A Longer video clip and better audio quality of the legendary Indian Classical Musicians, Ravi Shankar, Ali Akbar Khan, and Alla Rakha Khan kickin out the jams in an evening raga….

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