||(verb) Talk socially without exchanging too much information.
||chew the fat, chitchat, claver, confab, chat, jaw, shoot the breeze, confabulate, gossip, chaffer, chatter, visit
||My teenage daughter can natter on the phone for hours.Discuss.
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… from CD album attached to a book “Henryk Wieniawski. Klasyka na CD” [Henryk Wieniawski. Classics on CD]. Recorded in 1952 by Radio Merkury and published by Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society in 2001.
Igor Oistrakh – violin
[1st Prize Winner at 2nd International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition,
Inna Kallegorskaya – piano
Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society
Towarzystwo Muzyczne im. Henryka Wieniawskiego
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Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things; And I firmly believe it requires but a little philosophy to make a man happy in whatsoever state he is. This consists in a full resignation to the will of Providence.
John Filson (1747-1788)
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The Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216, was composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Salzburg in 1775. Mozart was only 19 at the time. The piece is in three movements:
and 3. Rondeau, Allegro.
The Allegro is in sonata form, opening with a brilliant G major theme, played by the orchestra. The main theme is a bright and happy discussion between the solo violin and the accompanist, followed by a modulation to the dominant D major, then its parallel key D minor. It experiments in other keys but does not settle and eventually heads back to the tonic, G major, in the recapitulation with the help of the cadenza. Continue reading
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Luigi Boccherini (1743 – 1805)
Guitar-Quintet No. 1 in D-Minor (G. 445)
I. Allegro moderato
Gerald Smrzek (Austria) – Guitar,
Valbona Naku (Albania) – Violin,
Armando Toledo (Cuba) – Violin,
Lina Jihye Kim (Korea) – Viola,
M. d. G. (Italy) – Violoncello
[June 25, 2010 - Salvatorsaal (Vienna/Austria)]
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In the classical music world, sound is considered the most important element of a musical performance, yet it appears that competition judges are actually most heavily influenced by how performers look, their stage presence, passion, uniqueness, and creativity. More than 1,000 people ranging from musical novices to professional musicians were asked to identify the top three finalists from 10 international classical music competitions using audio, video, or silent video samples from those competitions. The only participants whose accuracy was above chance levels were those assigned the silent videos. More… Discuss
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I. Allegro con brio – [0:06]
II. Adagio – [9:57]
III. Allegretto grazioso, molto vivace – [21:28]
IV. Allegro ma non troppo – [27:05]
Wiener Philharmoniker -
Herbert von Karajan, Leitung -
Großer Musikvereinssaal Wien -
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88, B. 163, is a symphony by Antonín Dvořák, composed in 1889 at Vysoká u Příbramě, Bohemia, on the occasion of his election to the Bohemian Academy of Science, Literature and Arts. Continue reading
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Chevalier was a French actor, singer, and vaudeville entertainer known for his trademark tuxedo and straw hat. While a prisoner of war during World War I, Chevalier studied English. After the war, he began acting in the US, where he appeared in movies that helped establish the musical as a film genre. Though he put on a heavy French accent while performing in English, he actually spoke the language quite fluently with only a subtle accent. Why did his popularity dwindle during World War II? More…Discuss
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Ludwig van Beethoven
The Creatures of Prometheus Overture, Op 43
Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus, Op 43
Sir John Barbirolli, conductor
Live recording, April 1969
Saint-Saëns was a romantic French composer. The music of video is the second movement of the Opus 18, played for Florestan Trio and was written in 1863.
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Please watch in (1080) HD !
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847 ) Piano Quartet in F minor op.2 – Adagio.
The Schubert Ensemble of London:
William Howard : Piano .
Simon Blendis : Violin.
Douglas Paterson : Viola.
Jane Salmon : Cello.
Recording 1998, St,George”s Brandon Hill, Bristol.
Photography / Artwork and Video :
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‘Amerikanische Suite Op. 98 (Antonin Dvorak)’ (American Suite)
Open-Air performance -Session 2013- of the’Jugend-Sinfonie-Orchester Hochtaunus’ ( Youth Symphony Orchestra ‘Hochtaunus’).
Location: Open-Air Museum ‘Hessenpark‘ , Neu-Anspach
05 July 2013
Director: Lars Keitel http://www.lars-keitel.de/
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Gold and Silver Waltz Op. 79 played by André Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra.
Lehár was born in the northern part of Komárom, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary (now Komárno, Slovakia), the eldest son of a bandmaster in the Infantry Regiment No. 50 of the Austro-Hungarian Army.
Franz studied violin and composition at the Prague Conservatory, where his violin teacher was Antonín Bennewitz, but was advised by Antonín Dvořák to focus on composing music.
After graduation in 1899 he joined his father’s band in Vienna, as assistant bandmaster. In 1902 he became conductor at the historic Vienna Theater an der Wien, where his first opera Wiener Frauen was performed in November of that year.
He is most famous for his operettas — the most successful of which is The Merry Widow (Die lustige Witwe) — but he also wrote sonatas, symphonic poems, marches, and a number of waltzes (the most popular being Gold und Silber, composed for Princess Pauline von Metternich‘s “Gold and Silver” Ball, January 1902), some of which were drawn from his famous operettas.
Individual songs from some of the operettas have become standards, notably “Vilja” from The Merry Widow and “You Are My Heart’s Delight” (“Dein ist mein ganzes Herz“) from The Land of Smiles (Das Land des Lächelns).
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Edvard Grieg (1843-1907), Norge
Lyric Suite, Op. 54
- Shepherd Boy
- Norwegian March
- March of the Trolls
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
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Flutist Jonathan Brahms and pianist Kenneth Gartner perform Chopin’s Variations on a Theme of Rossini, opus posthumous, at The Kosciusko Foundation in New York City on February 18, 1989. The theme is from “La Cenerentola” (Cinderella).
Variation 1: Allegretto
Variation 2: Andante
Variation 3: Allegretto
Variation 4: Allegro assai
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“Lesser Traveled Road’-oil painting (my Art Collection)
This song is performed by the “Berlin Festival Orchestra”, and Composed by Antonin Dvorak. He was a Czech composer of Romantic music, who employed the idioms of the folk music of Moravia and his native Bohemia. His works include operas, symphonic, choral and chamber music. His best-known works include his New World Symphony, the Slavonic Dances, “American” String Quartet, and Cello Concerto in B minor.
Dvorak was commissioned by the publisher Simrock to compose a sequel to the Brahms “Hungarian Dances“, since that collection had put a considerable chunk of change into his pocket, and he relished the idea of repeating the pleasurable experience with the less expensive composer.
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Soggy Bottom Boys- I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow
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Paul Dukas : The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Yutaka Sado Conducts
World Philharmonic Orchestra
( Live recording )
Ugo Orlandi, Dorina Frati; Claudio Scimone: I Solisti Veneti
http://playingforchange.com - From the award-winning documentary, “Playing For Change: Peace Through Music“, comes the first of many “songs around the world” being released independently. Featured is a cover of the Ben E. King classic by musicians around the world adding their part to the song as it travelled the globe.
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Composer: Philip Glass
Track: The Grid
Playing at Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles on Oct 12, 2013
Written in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Michelson-Morley experiment on the properties of light, this is the first work for full symphony orchestra to be composed by the immortal Philip Glass.
Enregistré en 1998 – Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur à Québec – France Duval, mezzo-soprano et Bruno Laplante, baryton – email@example.com – http://www.laplanteduval.com
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Stuttgart Chamber Choir. Wurttemberg Chamber Orechestra Heilbronn, Frieder Bernius.
Robert Schumann (8 June 1810 – 29 July 1856)
Kinderszenen Op. 15
(“Scenes from Childhood”)
01. Von fremden Ländern und Menschen (Of Foreign Lands and Peoples G major)
02. Kuriose Geschichte (A Curious Story D major)
03. Hasche-Mann (Blind Man’s Bluff B minor)
04. Bittendes Kind (Pleading Child D major)
05. Glückes genug (Happy Enough D major)
06. Wichtige Begebenheit (An Important Event A major)
07. Träumerei (Dreaming F major)
08. Am Kamin (At the Fireside F major)
09. Ritter vom Steckenpferd (Knight of the Hobbyhorse C major)
10. Fast zu ernst (Almost Too Serious G-sharp minor)
11. Fürchtenmachen (Frightening E minor)
12. Kind im Einschlummern (Child Falling Asleep E minor)
13. Der Dichter spricht (The Poet Speaks G major)
Vadim Chaimovich, piano
Live recording at the Eichhofen Castle (Bavaria/Germany)
Claudio Abbado/Chicago Symphony
For more information on violinist, Shlomo Mintz, please go to his official website at: http://www.shlomo-mintz.com/en/biographyMAX BRUCH – Violin Concerto No, 1 in G Minor. Op. 26. – SHLOMO MINTZ/
Shlomo Mintz (born October 30, 1957) is an Israeli violin virtuoso, violist and conductor. He regularly appears with orchestras and conductors on the international scene and is heard in recitals and chamber music concerts around the world
Biography. Continue reading
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Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857), Россия
Камаринская / Kamarinskaya (1848): Fantasy on Russian Folk Songs for Orchestra
Brno State Philharmonic Orchestra (Filharmonie Brno)
Czeco-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava), Adrian Leaper, conductor