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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: 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
  • Purchases: 1
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
  • Purchases: 1
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
Caption: Evelyn Glennie
Percussionist Evelyn Glennie had formal music training all her life, including attending the Royal Academy of Music in London. Still, some of her ...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: :24
Caption: Evelyn Glennie
Percussionist and composer Evelyn Glennie wrote a piece titled, "A Little Prayer" when she was a teenager. At the time, it helped her focus her ca...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: :23
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
  • Purchases: 1
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
  • Purchases: 1
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: Lorin Maazel
How does a conductor get the orchestra to play for him or her? Conductor Lorin Maazel says that's the wrong question to ask if you want to get a g...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: :23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Joshua Bell
Violinist Joshua Bell's CD "At Home with Friends" is an eclectic mix of classical music, Blue Grass, Jazz, Indian music and more. In a sense, this...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: :26
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: Joshua Bell
Violinist Joshua Bell has a CD – "At Home with Friends" – where he recaptures the musical get-togethers he hosts in his Manhattan home with friends...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: :22
Caption: Joshua Bell
When you think "Tango," you think romance, passion and maybe even a gritty, romantic passion. But violinist Joshua Bell says there's another way t...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: :18
Caption: Lorin Maazel
What does a conductor really do? It's a long list, but for Lorin Maazel, there one thing that's definitely not on that list. Use this 24 second c...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: :25
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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...

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  • Added: Oct 29, 2009
  • Length: :27
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Pianist Orion Weiss joins cellist Julie Albers for a performance of "Variations on a Paganini Theme" by Piatigorsky. It's a virtuosic showstopper f...

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  • Added: Dec 28, 2006
  • Length: :18
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It's not enough to just play the notes; a performer takes great efforts to put their own personal stamp on the music they play. Pianist Angela Hew...

  • Added: Feb 29, 2008
  • Length: :23
Caption: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
The Piano Concerto No. 2 by Liszt basically consists of one short theme that the composer recycles multiple times. While the melody is continually...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2009
  • Length: :20
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Caption: Andrew Litton, Credit: Steve J. Sherman
George Gershwin could be called a "What If" composer. "What if" he had lived longer than just 39 years, what more would he have written? And, "Wh...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2009
  • Length: :22
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We know that personal and artistic insecurities often accompanied Tchaikovsky's daily composing activities. Conductor Erich Kunzel says there's pl...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2007
  • Length: :15
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Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops recorded the Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky. Although it's a staple of the holiday season, conductor Erich Kunzel ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2007
  • Length: :18
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Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker is a staple of the holiday season, and conductor Erich Kunzel says the music is that perfect mix of heart and skill. Use ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2007
  • Length: :18