Artists > Behind the scenes > The Sorcerer’s Apprentice - Cello Wizardry - 2 - : Leonard Rose and Yo-Yo Ma
by Georg Predota | July 21st, 2017

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Cello Wizardry2 : Leonard Rose and Yo-Yo Ma

Leonard Rose (1918-1984) was one of the greatest cellists of all time! He was a cellist’s cellist who is still considered the ultimate model of lush and gorgeous cello playing. Rose excelled in every aspect of his musical craft and [...] more >>

Composers > Love > Tango Passion II - Astor Piazzolla and Amelita Baltar
by Georg Predota | July 20th, 2017

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Astor Piazzolla and Amelita Baltar

With his marriage to Dedé Wolff in serious trouble, Astor Piazzolla was finding solace in the arms of other women. “I am now seeing a youngish lass, divine,” he told a friend. The affair with the “youngish lass” was short-lived [...] more >>

Forgotten records > Scarlatti – Cimarosa – Paisiello – Boccherini
July 20th, 2017

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ScarlattiSymphony No. 5 in D minor Concerto for Strings No. 3 in F major CimarosaConcerto for two flutes and orchestra PaisielloLa Scuffira (La modista raggiratrice) : Sinfonia Boccherini Symphony in A major, op. 37, G. 518 Symphony in C minor, [...] more >>

Forgotten records > Bartók – Schoenberg – Dallapiccola
July 18th, 2017

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BartókConcerto for piano and orchestra No. 3, Sz 119, BB 127 SchoenbergConcerto for violin and orchestra, op. 36 DallapiccolaAn Mathilde, Cantata for soprano and orchestra Performed by Hans Rosbaud, conductor Julius Katchen, piano Orchestre Symphonique de la Radio de Cologne [...] more >>