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In Tune > Arts > Musicians and Artists: Berlin, Whiteman, Dove and others
by Maureen Buja | May 26th, 2019

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As part of his six 1927 music paintings, Arthur Dove did three on George Gershwin’s music and one on Irving Berlin’s music. The link between Dove and these six paintings was Paul Whiteman and his Experiments in Modern Music concert [...] more >>

Blog > The Weight of History
by Frances Wilson | May 26th, 2019

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Politicians in particular talk a lot about the “weight of history” or of feeling “the hand of history on our shoulders”, especially when faced with a serious national crisis or significant policy decision.

Composers > Anecdotes > Mozart’s Musical Journeys - 25 May 1782: “Concert at the Augarten”
by Georg Predota | May 25th, 2019

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25 May 1782: “Concert at the Augarten”

Mozart was incredibly successful in his appearances as a virtuoso at concerts in Vienna. Concerts were traditionally held during Lent, as all the theatres were closed. They were primarily held in private houses belonging to the aristocracy with invitations usually [...] more >>

My music > BRAGA SANTOS, J.: Piano Concerto / Symphonic Overtures Nos. 1 and 2
May 25th, 2019

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Symphonic Overture No. 2, Op. 8, “Lisboa” From BRAGA SANTOS, J.: Piano Concerto / Symphonic Overtures Nos. 1 and 2 (2018) Released by Naxos Braga Santos: Symphonic Overture No. 2, Op. 8, “Lisboa”Joly Braga Santos was Portugal’s greatest orchestral composer, [...] more >>

Blog > The Jigsaw Puzzle of Music
by Rob J Kennedy | May 24th, 2019

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Musicians and composers should be good at puzzles, because music is like an enigma.

Media > You vote for my pupil, I’ll vote for yours – the truth about music competitions
May 24th, 2019

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Who will break the stranglehold of the Fifa-style music professors?

Blog > The Ferment of Life: Schubert’s Last Piano Sonatas
by Frances Wilson | May 23rd, 2019

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Ignored for years, their composer regarded as Beethoven‘s poor relation, Schubert‘s last three piano sonatas now enjoy a special place in the piano repertoire, ranking alongside Beethoven’s final three piano sonatas, and they hold a particular fascination for pianists, audiences, [...] more >>

Forgotten records > Sherwood – Beethoven – Walton
May 23rd, 2019

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SherwoodIntroduction and Allegro BeethovenSymphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 WaltonConcerto for Cello and Orchestra Performed by Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor Orchestre Philharmonique de New York Gregor Piatigorsky, cello Recorded in 1957 Walton: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra – Allegro [...] more >>