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Caption: Yuja Wang
The Piano Sonata No 2 by Chopin is best known for the funeral march in the third movement. That march has been immortalized from its appearances i...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: :23
Caption: Yuja Wang
Pianist Yuja Wang plays the monumental – some might even call it “larger than life" – Piano Sonata by Liszt on her debut CD. Historically, the Son...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: :25
Caption: Till Fellner
Small or "soft" are not concepts we normally associate with Beethoven's music, and especially the Beethoven Piano Concertos. Pianist Till Fellner ...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: :23
Caption: Till Fellner
If you ever played piano, chances are you played at least one of the Two or Three-Part Inventions by Bach. Pianist Till Fellner says part of their...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: :23
Caption: Till Fellner
It's not unusual for performers to devote themselves to a short list of composers. Some have even taken a year off to only study and play one comp...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: :23
Caption: Till Fellner
Bach's short keyboard works are just that: short. You have to find the musical character quickly, otherwise the piece is over. When pianist Till...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: :19
Caption: Zuill Bailey, Credit: Lisa Marie Mazzucco
(March 21st is Bach's birthday.) There are many ways to celebrate Bach musically. If you're a cellist, you probably thank your lucky stars every ...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: :27
Caption: Zuill Bailey, Credit: Lisa Marie Mazzucco
The Bach Suites for Solo Cello are revered by cellists. Many call them their "Bible." One of those Bach Bible-toting cellists is Zuill Bailey. He...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: :21
Caption: Piotr Anderszewski
Like most of his countrymen and women, Polish pianist Piotr Anderszewski is proud of Chopin's Polish connection, but he says Chopin has other conne...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2010
  • Length: 01:13
Caption: Thomas Stacy, Credit: Chris Lee
As the English horn player for the New York Philharmonic, Thomas Stacy says he's been privileged to work with some of the finest conductors from se...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2009
  • Length: :26
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Caption: Thomas Stacy, Credit: Chris Lee
Thomas Stacy was the long time English horn and Oboe D'amore player with the New York Philharmonic. The Oboe D'amore is a longer, deeper sounding ...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2009
  • Length: :20
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Caption: Manuel Barrueco, Credit: Photo by EMI-David Thompson
When guitarist Manuel Barrueco teamed up with conductor and tenor Placido Domingo to record the famous guitar concertos by Rodrigo, along with some...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :25
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Caption: Robert Spano
The New York Philharmonic commissioned composer John Adams to write a new work for the first anniversary of 9/11. Instead of writing music for tho...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :30
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Caption: Robert Spano
It started out as the slow movement for a string quartet, but with the help of a major film, and its presence at prominent national events, Samuel ...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :24
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Caption: Robert Spano
Perspective – that magical line between the head and the heart. It’s something conductor Robert Spano tries to maintain whenever he conducts his f...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :24
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Caption: Robert Spano
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra operates under a management approach known as “collective leadership.” Conductor Robert Spano is clearly in charge,...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :26
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Caption: Olli Mustonen
Olli Mustonen is one of the few pianists who plays Rachmaninoff’s massive Piano Sonata No. 1. It’s typical Rachmaninoff: technically challenging, ...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :27
Caption: Robert Spano
Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings has become the American anthem for peace and comfort during times of national sadness and loss. Barber also wro...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :20
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Caption: Herbert Blomstedt
Percussion brings a certain foundation to the orchestral repertoire; it can also add character, drama and tension. Conductor Herbert Blomstedt is ...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :21
Caption: Manuel Barrueco, Credit: EMI-David Thompson
What are the ingredients that go into a successful performance? Guitarist Manuel Barrueco says once you have the notes under your belt, it’s time ...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :19
Caption: Olli Mustonen
Vivaldi wrote the Four Seasons, but Tchaikovsky wrote music for each month of the year. "The Seasons" might just be one of Tchaikovsky’s most inve...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :24
Caption: Robert Spano
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra operates under a management approach known as “collective leadership.” Conductor Robert Spano says something rare, ...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :28
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Caption: Herbert Blomstedt
Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 is subtitled the “Ode to Joy.” His Symphony No. 8 doesn’t have a subtitle or nickname, but conductor Herbert Blomstedt ...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :22
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Caption: Robert Spano
Composer Jennifer Higdon had a secret. When journalists kept writing about the imaginative way she captured the color blue in her composition, “Bl...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :24
Caption: Herbert Blomstedt
Swedish composer Carl Nielsen offers us a vast range of musical colors and tapestries. The music can be beautiful and entertaining, but conductor ...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :25
  • Purchases: 1