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Friedrich Gulda & Galina Ulanova - WA Mozart Piano Concerto No.26, K
Friedrich Gulda & Galina Ulanova - WA Mozart Piano Concerto No.26, K WA Mozart Piano Concerto No.26 in D K537 - 2. Larghetto Friedrich Gulda - Piano & Conducting Galina Ulanova - Ballet Munich Philharmonic Orchestra Yuri Kondratov - Ballet (Etude) Vladimir Preobrazhensky - Ballet (Les sylphides) Paintings - Claude Monet Friedrich Gulda (1930 2000), was Austrian pianist and the son of a teacher. He began learning to play the piano from Felix Pazofsky at the age of 7; in 1942, he entered the Vienna Music Academy, where he studied piano and musical theory under Bruno Seidlhofer and Joseph Marx. After winning first prize at the International Competition in Geneva four years later, in 1946, he began going on concert tours throughout the world. Together with Jörg Demus and Paul Badura-Skoda, Gulda formed what became known as the "Viennese troika". Although most famous for his Beethoven interpretations, Friedrich Gulda also performed the music of JS Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Chopin, Debussy and Ravel. From the 1950's on he cultivated an interest in jazz, writing several songs and instrumental pieces himself and combining jazz and classical music in his concerts at times. Gulda wrote a Prelude and Fugue with a theme suggesting swing. Keith Emerson performed it on Emerson, Lake & Palmer's The Return of the Manticore. In addition, Gulda composed Variations on The Doors' Light My Fire. Another version can be found on As You Like It (1970), an album with standards such as 'Round Midnight and What Is This Thing Called Love. In 1982, Gulda teamed up with ...
Friedrich Kuhlau: Sonata in A Major
Friedrich Kuhlau: Sonata in A Major Megan Vamos closes out the April 24, 2008 Strathroy United Church service by performing Friedrich Kuhlau's Sonata in A Major on the Boston grand piano. Friedrich Daniel Rudolf Kuhlau (September 11, 1786 -- March 12, 1832) was a German-Danish composer during the Classical and Romantic periods. Born in Germany, after losing his right eye in a street accident at the age of seven, he studied piano in Hamburg. His father, grandfather, and uncle were military oboists. Even though Kuhlau was born to a poor family, his parents managed to pay for pianoforte lessons. In 1810, he fled to Copenhagen to avoid conscription in the Napoleonic Army, which overwhelmed the many small principalities and duchies of northern Germany, and in 1813 he became a Danish citizen. Outside of several lengthy trips which he took, he resided there until his death. During his lifetime, he was known primarily as a concert pianist and composer of Danish opera, but was responsible for introducing many of Beethoven's works, which he greatly admired, to Copenhagen audiences. Considering that his house burned down destroying all of his unpublished manuscripts, he was a prolific composer leaving more than 200 published works in most genres. Beethoven, whom Kuhlau knew personally, exerted the greatest influence upon his music. Interestingly, few of Beethoven's contemporaries showed greater understanding or ability to assimilate what he was doing than Kuhlau. Certainly with regard to form, Kuhlau was clearly able ...
Friedrich Gulda - Cello concerto (5/5) - Finalle Alla Marcia
Friedrich Gulda - Cello concerto (5/5) - Finalle Alla Marcia Friedrich Gulda (16 May 1930 27 January 2000) was an Austrian pianist who performed in both the classical and jazz fields.
Andreas Scholl | "Ombra mai fu", by Georg Friedrich Haendel (from
Andreas Scholl | "Ombra mai fu", by Georg Friedrich Haendel (from Andreas Scholl "A Voice amongst past, present and future" A Tribute for the 250th Death Aniversary of Georg Friedriech Haendel (London, April 14, 1759) Music: Aria "Ombra mai fu", by Georg Friedrich Haendel from opera "Xerxes" (1738) - The images at 2:14 and 2:22 ar works of the photographer Eric Larrayadieu - The images of sculptures represent some work of Giacomo Serpotta (1656 - 1732) from Santa Cita Chapel, in Palermo (Sicily). Andreas Scholl (born November 10, 1967) is a German countertenor, a male classical singer in the alto vocal range. He specialises in Baroque music. His range is the same as that of the celebrated 18th century alto castrato, Senesino, for whom Handel wrote his greatest alto roles. Fanfare Magazine says: "There are more excellent countertenors before the public today than ever before, but one stands out above all others, as Caruso among tenors a century ago: Andreas Scholl". More: en.wikipedia.org Andreas Scholl (nato il 10 Novembre del 1967) è un controtenore tedesco, ossia un cantante lirico classico capace di cantare nella tessitura per soprano. E' specializzato nel repertorio musicale barocco. La sua estensione vocale è la stessa del Senesino, celebre castrato del XVIII secolo, per il quale Georg Friedrich Haendel scrisse alcune delle sue più belle arie. Su Fanfare magazine è apparso il seguente giudizio: "Oggi ci sono tantissimi controtenori che si esibiscono davanti al pubblico, quanto mai era avvenuto prima d'ora, ma uno si distacca da ...
Georg Friedrich Händel - Wassermusik Suite Nr 1 Allegro
Georg Friedrich Händel - Wassermusik Suite Nr 1 Allegro Played by the Academy of Ancient Music under the direction of Christopher Hogwood
Georg Friedrich Handel - Sonata for Flute HMV 367 I-IV
Georg Friedrich Handel - Sonata for Flute HMV 367 I-IV Hi^^ I recently bought four CD's with Baroque music(which is my favorite type of music, BTW), and wanted to share them with you. I'll try to upload 1 video a day. The CD's include: CD #1: Flute Sonatas by Handel CD #2: Flute(The Baroque flute)/Cello Concertos by Vivaldi CD #3: Italian Baroque Compositions CD #4: French Baroque Compositions This is first upload: Sonate En Ré Mineur Pour Flûte Et Basse Continue, HWV 367 Parts I-IV 1. Largo 2. Vivace 3. Furioso 4. Adagio The other parts of the sonata will be uploaded soon, too. Enjoy and have a nice, Baroque'ish summer.
Georg Friedrich Händel: Royal Fireworks Overture [City of Prague Ph
Georg Friedrich Händel: Royal Fireworks Overture [City of Prague Ph EPIC ORCHESTRA, including Royal Fireworks and Ma Vlast -- Download for $8.99 at: emhclassicalmusic.bandcamp.com... Facebook.com -- Like us! Listen to more incredible works and download albums! *** The EMH Classical Music Library was created with the belief that there could be better recordings of the world's classical music. The result is a collection of over 200 cuts featuring the great classical works such as Vivaldi's Four Seasons, Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, and Symphony 40 as well as excerpts from Dvorak's New World Symphony and Handel's Messiah, just to name a few. The EMH Classical Music Library is adding brand new recordings all the time. Listen to the audio CDs or find a way to hear it in Surround. Classical music never sounded like this! -------------------------- Listen online, purchase and download via www.EMHClassicalMusic.com. Sunday Morning Classics Series available via Deseret Book at www.DeseretBook.com. Inspirational Classics for a Peaceful Day: Sunday Morning with Bach, Sunday Morning with Beethoven, Sunday Morning with Classical Piano, Sunday Morning With Handel, Sunday Morning With Mozart, Sunday Morning With String Quartet. All pieces available in 24bit/96k 5.1 Surround and Stereo, wet and dry. Follow EMH on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook: Twitter.com/EMHClassical and Facebook.com/EMHClassicalMusic
Die Moldau - Bedřich Smetana von Ferenc Fricsay
Die Moldau - Bedřich Smetana von Ferenc Fricsay Ferenc Fricsay - Probe und Aufführung der sinfonischen Dichtung "Die Moldau" von Friedrich Smetana. Sinfonie-Orchester des Süddeutschen Rundfunks. Deutsche Grammophon (LPEM 19 471) Die Komposition schildert den Lauf der Moldau, angefangen bei den beiden kleinen Quellen, der kühlen und der warmen Moldau, über die Vereinigung der beiden Bächlein zu einem Fluss, den Lauf der Moldau durch Wälder und Fluren, durch Landschaften, wo gerade eine Bauernhochzeit gefeiert wird, beim nächtlichen Mondschein tanzen die Nymphen ihren Reigen. Auf den nahen Felsen ragen stolze Burgen, Schlösser und Ruinen empor. Die Moldau wirbelt in den Johannisstromschnellen; im breiten Zug fließt sie weiter gegen Prag, am Vyšehrad vorbei, und in majestätischem Lauf entschwindet sie in der Ferne schließlich in der Elbe.
Richard Wagner - "Tristan und Isolde", Prelude
Richard Wagner - "Tristan und Isolde", Prelude Prelude to the first act from Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde", german opera in three acts. Author: Richard Wagner (1813-1883). Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler & Philharmonia Orchestra Picture: Caspar Friedrich's "Meeresufer im Mondschein" (Seashore by Moonlight).
Gustav Mahler - "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen" (Rückert) -
Gustav Mahler - "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen" (Rückert) - During the summers of 1901 and 1902, Gustav Mahler set to music five poems by the German Romantic poet Friedrich Rückert. The third of these, "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen", portrays a world-weary artist who exists in our everyday world, but who actually lives his life in another, more ethereal plane reserved for great artists. Mahler, much maligned as composer during his lifetime, identified strongly with the poem, saying that it expressed his very self. In fact, he felt so strongly about this song that he reused much of the music in the famous Adagietto of his Fifth Symphony, which he composed during the summer of 1902. The orchestral song begins with a mournful melody played by solo English horn. This melody is then restated and extended by the singer during the first stanza, which speaks of the artists isolation in a world that already thinks him dead. The tempo increases slightly for the second stanza, during which the artist reflects that he does not really care what the world thinks. The third stanza is remarkably peaceful as the artist describes the other world in which he resides: I live alone in my heaven, in my love, in my song. The gentle consonant-dissonant alternation of the violins and English horn in the coda seems to portray the artist staring beyond the horizon into his musical paradise. Many consider "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen", as Mahlers greatest song, one of his most profound and moving works and was of immense personal significance ...
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