Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

63 results


Caption: Midori
For most musicians, Bach is more than just music. For violinist Midori, Bach is a way of life. Use this 26 second clip to introduce Midori playin...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: :26
Caption: Zuill Bailey, Credit: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
The Nocturne by Tchaikovsky lives at the intersection of melancholy and beauty – you can hear and feel both. And for cellist Zuill Bailey, it’s mu...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2010
  • Length: :24
Caption: Piotr Anderszewski
Polish pianist Piotr Anderszewski champions two composers from his country – Frederic Chopin and Karol Szymanowski. Like Chopin, Szymanowski’s mus...

  • Added: May 30, 2010
  • Length: :22
Piece image
There's an old saying that says it's not the destination, but the journey that counts. In the case of the Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2, pianist Ema...

  • Added: Feb 29, 2008
  • Length: :26
Caption: Joshua Bell
No one's perfect – even virtuosos like violinist Joshua Bell make mistakes on stage. Throughout his career, he's learned to prioritize his flubs a...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2009
  • Length: :26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Richard Stoltzman
Debussy's First Rhapsody for Clarinet began as a contest piece for students at the Paris Conservatory. That explains the presence of the virtuoso ...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2008
  • Length: :26
Caption: Frank Peter Zimmermann
Musicians often become “one” with their instrument – it’s not just an expensive and valuable piece of equipment they use on the job. For some, lik...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: :21
Caption: Kristjan Järvi, Credit: Peter Rigaud
When you look into the story behind some of the most beautiful music, you often find that something dark or even tragic lies at the source. Conduc...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2010
  • Length: :27
Caption: Kim Kashkashian, Credit: courtesy of WGBH
How does one make a sound on an instrument? Violist Kim Kashkashian says it actually has little to do with the instrument itself. Ultimately, she...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2010
  • Length: :22
Caption: Gil Shaham
We know Haydn, the wonderful composer of symphonies and string quartets, but did you know he also wrote some terrific Violin Concertos? Violinist ...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2010
  • Length: :25
Caption: Yuja Wang
The title of Yuja Wang’s new recording is “Transformation.” It’s a fitting title – especially for one of the Scarlatti keyboard sonatas, which she...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2010
  • Length: :22
Caption: Anna Netrebko, Credit: Annie Leibovitz
In soprano Anna Netrebko’s recording of Russian Romances, she introduces us to the not-as-well-known sides of two well-known composers – Rimsky-Kor...

  • Added: May 30, 2010
  • Length: :26
Caption: Carol Wincenc, Credit: Cori Wells Braun
Call it precocious or simply amazing, Mozart wrote some remarkable music when he was 8-years old. Flutist Carol Wincenc says age is truly relative...

  • Added: May 25, 2010
  • Length: :24
Caption: Piotr Anderszewski
Piotr Anderszewski’s association with Beethoven’s music goes back a long way. It’s a connection he cherishes, but like all relationships, they’ve ...

  • Added: May 25, 2010
  • Length: :25
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: 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
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 ...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2009
  • Length: :20
  • Purchases: 1
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 ...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :22
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lorin Maazel
There are coffee breaks, lunch breaks, and at one point in his career, conductor Lorin Maazel found the need to take a Mahler break. Use this 28 s...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: :28
Caption: Lorin Maazel
Since leaving the New York Philharmonic in 2009, conductor Lorin Maazel has been as busy as ever, but never too busy to look back at his seven year...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2009
  • Length: :27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Vadim Repin
Even though online access has brought different parts of the world closer together, there are still distinct continental approaches to playing spec...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2008
  • Length: :24
Caption: Richard Stoltzman
Among the many colors, sounds or inflections a clarinetist can draw from their instrument is a sense of nostalgia. That makes the Autumn Song by T...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2008
  • Length: :32
Caption: Vladimir Spivakov, Credit: Valery Plotnikov
What's the key to a successful and highly creative performing career? Violinist and conductor Vladimir Spivakov explodes one myth and reveals his ...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2009
  • Length: :19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Vladimir Spivakov, Credit: Valery Plotnikov
It's hard to get through the day without hearing at least one or two ads for car insurance - from the "good hands" people to that little green geck...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2009
  • Length: :23
  • 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. He usually sat in one of the back rows of the ...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2009
  • Length: :26
  • Purchases: 1