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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: 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
  • Purchases: 1
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
  • Purchases: 2
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: 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: 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
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Caption: Gerard Schwarz
Conductor Gerard Schwarz makes several connections with Mahler's First Symphony, especially the music’s Viennese and Eastern European flavors. He a...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2009
  • Length: :25
Caption: Angela Cheng, Credit: Lisa Kohler
Clara Schumann, wife of Robert Schumann was quite celebrated as a pianist, but she was also a gifted composer. Today, one her biggest fans is piani...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2009
  • Length: :24
Caption: Vadim Repin
It might not have been a "fly on the wall" moment, but it would be interesting to know who spoke first when three leading classical music soloists,...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: :28
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Caption: Vadim Repin
Brahms knew how to make an entrance. After a stormy orchestral introduction, the violin enters with plenty of fire and electricity. But like all ...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: :29
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Caption: Vadim Repin
Rachmaninoff is known for writing expressive and engaging melodies. That's certainly the case with his Elegiac Trio No. 1. Violinist Vadim Repin ...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: :20
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Caption: Vadim Repin
Tchaikovsky wrote his piano trio as a memorial tribute to a colleague, friend and mentor – Nicolay Rubinstein. In this musical memorial, violinist...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: :30
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Caption: Vadim Repin
The Piano Trio by Tchaikovsky is somewhat bathed in sadness and melancholy – and for understandable reasons: it was written as a memorial for Tchai...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: :28
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Caption: Evelyn Glennie
Many elements, obvious and not so obvious, distinguish one instrument from the other. But the one thing that makes playing a percussion instrument...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: :22
Caption: Evelyn Glennie
"Give 100 percent": that old saying and sports mantra has lost some of its meaning over time, but it's an approach and mentality that's still work...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: :24