Category Archives: Arts

Saint-Saëns – Concerto no 1 pour piano et orchestre – Jeanne-Marie Darré


Saint-Saëns – Concerto no 1 pour piano et orchestre – Jeanne-Marie Darré

Niccolò Paganini – Sonata for Violin and Guitar No.6 in E minor Op.3


Niccolò Paganini – Sonata for Violin and Guitar No.6 in E minor Op.3

Kreisler Romance Larghetto by Carl Von Weber – Garrett David


Kreisler Romance Larghetto by Carl Von Weber – Garrett David

Martha Argerich plays Franz Liszt – The Piano Sonata in B-Minor S.178


Martha Argerich plays Franz Liszt – The Piano Sonata in B-Minor S.178

Activists say ISIS destroys first-century temple at ancient Palmyra site— Fox News (@FoxNews) August 24, 2015


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Boris Godunov, Op. 70bis: Fountain Scene – Polonaise


Boris Godunov, Op. 70bis: Fountain Scene – Polonaise

historic musical bits: Kempff – Brahms Ballade op.10 no.1 in D minor


Kempff – Brahms Ballade op.10 no.1 in D minor

F. Chopin – Krakowiak, Grand Rondeau de Concert op.14 pt2/2 – Rondo a la Krakowiak


F. Chopin – Krakowiak, Grand Rondeau de Concert op.14 pt2/2 – Rondo a la Krakowiak

Hai la hora ciobaneasca!


Hai la hora ciobaneasca!

historic musical bits: Schubert – 4 Impromptus, D. 899 / Op. 90 (Maria João Pires)


Schubert – 4 Impromptus, D. 899 / Op. 90 (Maria João Pires)

historic musical bits: Beethoven – Complete String Quartets with Quartetto Italiano


Beethoven – Complete String Quartets

A Post-Impressionist school: pointilism


Pointillism

Pointillism, a Post-Impressionist school of painting exemplified by Georges Seurat and his followers in late 19th-century France, is characterized by the application of paint in small dots and brush strokes. These distinct points of primary colors create the visual effect of a wide selection of secondary colors, relying heavily on the viewer’s perceptive ability to mix the color spots into a full range of tones. The technique is analogous to the color production of what modern devices? More… Discuss

today’s holiday: Hora at Prislop


Hora at Prislop

The Hora is a dancing festival held at Mount Prislop at the TransylvaniaMoldavia border in Romania. The dancers of the hora carry big rings that symbolize the friendship of the people of the regions of Moldavia, Maramures, and Transylvania. The top artistic groups gather at Prislop Pass to present a parade in colorful folk costumes and then a program of songs and dances, ending with the lively peasant horas. Typical food dishes of the area are served and folk art is on display. More… Discuss

Rufus Wainwright – Everybody Knows by Leonard Cohen (with interview, from I’m your man DVD)


Rufus Wainwright – Everybody Knows

Amazing music/golden performances: Schumann Symphonic Etudes Op. 13 & Op.Posth. Valentina Lisitsa


Schumann Symphonic Etudes Op. 13 & Op.Posth. Valentina Lisitsa

Historic Musical Bits: Michelangeli Debussy Preludes Book 1


Michelangeli Debussy Preludes
Book 1

 

Beethoven – Piano Sonata No. 24 in F Sharp major, Op. 78 -À Thérèse- – Artur Schnabel (this sonata plays for me for more than 50 years)


Beethoven – Piano Sonata No. 24 in F Sharp major, Op. 78 -À Thérèse- – Artur Schnabel

discover beautiful music with Andras Schiff: Piano sonata op. 24, no. 78 “Fur Therese” (“Beethoven most beautiful melody”)


Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp major, Op. 78

Amazing Music /performances: Dvorak : In Nature’s Realm Overture op 91


Dvorak : In nature’s realm ouverture op 91

Historic Musical Bits: LISZT Polonaise No.2 (S.223/2) | F.R.Duchable | 1974


LISZT Polonaise No.2 (S.223/2) | F.R.Duchable | 1974

Amazing music/performances: Beethoven String Quartet No 2 Op 18 in G major Alban Berg Quartet


Beethoven String Quartet No 2 Op 18 in G major Alban Berg Quartet

Arturo Zeballos plays SUITE ESPAÑOLA de Gaspar Sanz


Arturo Zeballos plays SUITE ESPAÑOLA de Gaspar Sanz

Alexander Scriabin Piano Concerto f-sharp minor opus 20 – II. Andante


Alexander Scriabin Piano Concerto f-sharp minor opus 20 – II. Andante

Amazing Music/Performances: Schubert Piano Sonata No 9 in B, D575 Andras Schiff


Schubert Piano Sonata No 9 in B, D575 Andras Schiff

Historic Musical Bits: David Oistrakh – Mozart – Violin Concerto No 3 in G major, K 216


David Oistrakh – Mozart – Violin Concerto No 3 in G major, K 216

make music part of your life series: Alexander Glazunov – Concert Waltz Nr. 2


Alexander Glazunov – Concert Waltz Nr. 2

historic musical bits: BEETHOVEN Piano Trio No.7 ‘Archduke’ | E.Gilels, L.Kogan, M.Rostropovich | 1956


BEETHOVEN Piano Trio No.7 ‘Archduke’ | E.Gilels, L.Kogan, M.Rostropovich | 1956

Make music part of your life series: Romanian Rhapsody George Enescu


Romanian Rhapsody George Enescu

historic musical bits: Beethoven Egmont Overture Bernstein Vienna Philharmonic


Beethoven Egmont Overture Bernstein Vienna Philharmonic

Richard Wagner: Parsifal Overture


Parsifal Overture

Edvard Grieg – Symphonic Dances / Danses Symphoniques


Edvard Grieg – Symphonic Dances / Danses Symphoniques

Brahms – Violin Sonata No 1 in G Mag op. 78


Brahms – Violin Sonata No 1 in G Mag op. 78

make music part of your life series: Johann Strauss II – Morgenblätter – Walzer, Op. 279


Johann Strauss II – Morgenblätter – Walzer, Op. 279

great compositions/performances: Yuja Wang plays Gershwin : Piano Concerto in F (1925)


Yuja Wang plays Gershwin : Piano Concerto in F (1925)

great compositions/performances: Mozart – Symphony No. 35 in D, K. 385 (Haffner)


Mozart – Symphony No. 35 in D, K. 385  (Haffner)

make music part of your life series: Johannes Brahms – Clarinet Sonata In E Flat Major Op. 120 No. 2


Johannes Brahms – Clarinet Sonata In E Flat Major Op. 120 No. 2

historic musical bits: Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme (Rostropovich/Kondrashin)


Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme (Rostropovich/Kondrashin)

historic musical bits: Claude Debussy: La Mer; Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan (1953)


Claude Debussy: La Mer; Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan (1953)

Sokolov – Bach-Brahms Chaconne for the left hand alone


Sokolov – Bach-Brahms Chaconne for the left hand alone.wmv

great compositions/performances: Rachmaninov – Concerto 1 – Pletnev


Rachmaninov – Concerto 1 – Pletnev

 

make music part of your life series: Willem van Twillert plays, J.S. Bach, Bist du bei mir (BWV 508), Hinsz-organ, Leens


Willem van Twillert plays, J.S. Bach, Bist du bei mir [BWV 508], Hinsz-organ, Leens [NL]

historic musical bits: Igor Stravinsky – Pastorale, pour violon solo et bois


Igor Stravinsky – Pastorale, pour violon solo et bois

historic musical bits: Antonín Dvořák – Symphony No. 9 in E Minor “From the New World” By Von Karajan


Antonín Dvořák – Symphony No. 9 in E Minor “From the New World” By Von Karajan

today’s birthday: Inigo Jones (1573)


Inigo Jones (1573)

Jones was one of England’s first great architects. After studying in Italy, he brought Renaissance architecture to England. His best known buildings are the Queen’s House at Greenwich, London, and the Banqueting House at Whitehall, which is often considered his greatest achievement. For his design of Covent Garden, London’s first square, Jones is credited with the introduction of town planning in England. Jones was also involved in stage design for theater and is credited with what innovations? More… Discuss

Stairway to Heaven live (Rodrigo y Gabriela)


Stairway to Heaven live (Rodrigo y Gabriela)

Antony singing If It Be Your Will (sometimes , people find their voice, and once in a while they recognize genius)


Antony singing If It Be Your Will (poem and song by the genius of Leonard Cohen )


Bird on a wire-Perla Batalla_ Special_Features “I’m Your Man”

Va amintesc: Din Muzica Popoarelor: Irish & Celtic Music Collection 1


Irish & Celtic Music Collection 1

great compositions/performances: Ennio Morricone – Cinema Paradiso (In Concerto – Venezia 10.11.07)


Ennio Morricone – Cinema Paradiso (In Concerto – Venezia 10.11.07)

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great compositions/performances: Dvorák – Symphony No 8 in G major, Op 88 – Krivine


Dvorák – Symphony No 8 in G major, Op 88 – Krivine