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Paganini – The Violin Concerto No. 2 in B minor, Op. 7 (La Campanella): Great compositions/performances


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Paganini – The Violin Concerto No. 2 in B minor, Op. 7

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Great compositions/performances: Ivry Gitlis: PAGANINI Violin Concerto No.2 – Stuttgart RSO, S.Skrowaczewski, live 1972


Ivry Gitlis: PAGANINI Violin Concerto No.2Stuttgart RSO, S.Skrowaczewski, live 1972

Ovidiu BADILA @ PAGANINI/BADILA ‘Moses’ Fantasy – live 2000


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Ovidiu BADILA @ PAGANINI/BADILA ‘Moses‘ Fantasy – live 2000

Niccolò PAGANINI: Variations on G string, “Moses Fantasy”, from Rossini’s ‘Mosé in Egitto’ (arr. Badila) [6’47”]
(6:57 applause; Ovidiu Badila jokes and speaks about his Rossini’s paraphrase)
Ovidiu BADILA, doublebass – unknown, piano
(Live, 26 Nov.2000 – Brechemin Auditorium, UW School of Music, Seattle)
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Great Compositions/Performances: Ana Vidovic – Concert


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Niccolo Paganini – Grande Sonata: Allegro Risoluto, Romanze, Andantino Variato
Bach – First Violin Sonata, BWV 1001: Adagio, Fuga, Siciliana, Presto
Manuel Ponce – Sonatina Meridional: Campo, Copla, Fiesta
William Walton – Five Bagatelles: Allego, Andante, Alla Cubana, Smpre Expressivo, Con Slancio
Federico-Moreno Torroba – Sonatina: Allegretto, Andante, Allegro

Start – 16:00 Paganini
16:01 – 29:40 Bach
29:42 – 38:06 Ponce
38:09 – 51:00 Walton
51:02 – End Torroba

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LISZT La Campanella (S.141/3) – F.R.Duchable, 1974



Franz LISZT: Grandes études de Paganini, S.141, LW.A173 (1851)0:10 / No.3 – La Campanella. Allegretto in G-sharp minor (based on Paganini‘s 2nd Violin Concerto Op.7) [4’36”]
François-René DUCHABLE, piano
(rec: Paris, Salle Wagram, 1974)

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The Grandes études de Paganini are a series of six études for the piano by Franz Liszt, revised in 1851 from an earlier version (published asÉtudes d’exécution transcendante d’après Paganini, S.140, in 1838). It is almost exclusively in the final version that these pieces are played today.

The pieces are all based on the compositions of Niccolò Paganini for violin, and are among the most technically demanding pieces in the piano literature (especially the original versions, before Liszt revised them, thinning the textures and removing some of the more outrageous technical difficulties). The pieces run the gamut of technical hurdles, and frequently require very large stretches by the performer of an eleventh (although all stretches greater than a tenth were removed from the revised versions).

 

Menuhin – Paganini Moto Perpetuo



Yehudi Menuhin performs Paganini‘s Moto Perpetuo with Adolph Baller (1947) Enjoy!

 

Happy Birthday Paganini: Violin Concerto No.1in D major, Op. 6 Igor Violin: Pigayzen


N. Paganini – I Koncert skrzypcowy D-dur op. 6/ N. Paganini – Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 6
Opera i Filharmonia Podlaska Europejskie Centrum Sztuki/The Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic European Art Centre. 
Emin Guven Yaslicam – dyrygent/conductor.
Igor Pikayzen – skrzypce/violin.
Orkiestra Opery i Filharmonii Podlaskiej/The Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra.

 

Today’s Birthday: NICCOLÒ PAGANINI (1782) Leonid Kogan plays “La Campanella”


Niccolò Paganini (1782)

An Italian violinist and composer whose virtuosity is the stuff of legend, Paganini was playing with an orchestra by the age of nine. By the time he reached adulthood, the renowned violinist had also earned a reputation as a shameless womanizer and inveterate gambler. The latter vice once even cost him his prized violin. Nevertheless, he had a profound influence on the evolution of violin technique. Why did the Catholic Church deny him burial in consecrated ground for years following his death? More… Discuss

Ruggiero RICCI @ PAGANINI Moses Fantasy – S.Cardi, guitar 1993



Niccolò PAGANINI: Introduzione, Tema con Variazioni, sulla preghiera “Dal tuo stellato soglio” dal Mosè in Egitto di G. ROSSINI, in F minor MS.23 (1818-19)
Ruggiero RICCI, violin – Stefano Cardi, guitar (rec: 1993)

Somewhere In Time: Thirty Years Anniversary (1980-2010), Some Films Have A Long Life


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After the novel “Big Time Return” (1975), by Richard Matheson
Starring : Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, Teresa Wright.

Music by John Barry & Roger Williams
Filmed at location on Mackinac Island Michigan
S. Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Paganini theme (part 2) / Somewhere in time