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Theme from Love Story by Francis Lai

Here, I tried doing a piano cover of Francis Lai’s theme from Love Story. Theme from Love Story A tragic movie which I heard of when I was young. I got introduced to the song through my piano teacher, Mrs. Kallos back in the day. Music is my...
by Mariaisquixotic on Dec 7, 2016

Bela Bartok Statue in Onslow Square

A life-size statue of the Hungarian composer Bela Bartok (1881-1945) stands in Onslow Square a short walk from South Kensington underground stationin London. The bronze statue on a granite base is the work of Hungarian sculptor, Imre Varga.Bartok vis...
by Devon Visitor on Jul 11, 2016

MASTERPIECE #1480

Maurice Leloir, FrenchScene From Rossini's Famous Opera, "The Barber (and Part-Time Jewelry Appraiser) of Seville," 1881Oil on panel...
by That Is Priceless on Jun 23, 2016

Themes in Concerto in A Minor

Piano Recital 2008 – Junior Year in High School It has been quite a while since I last saw this and believe me, I just stumbled on this when I googled myself because I was bored. Didn’t even know that I had a Vimeo nor remember that the v...
by Mariaisquixotic on May 16, 2016

Themes in Concerto in A Minor

Piano Recital 2008 – Junior Year in High School It has been quite a while since I last saw this and believe me, I just stumbled on this when I googled myself because I was bored. Didn’t even know that I had a Vimeo nor remember that the v...
by Mariaisquixotic on May 16, 2016

ALBUM. Colin Stetson – Sorrow: A Reimagining of Górecki’s 3rd Symphony

Le saxophoniste américain Colin Stetson s'attaque à redéfinir, dans une singulière démonstration, la célèbre 3e symphonie d'Henryk Gorecki. Un exercice de haute voltige qui, effectivement, frôle le perpétuel vertige. Cet article ALBUM. Colin...

Playlist #25 : Piano Day 2016, sélection

Pour la troisième édition du désormais classique "Piano Day", le compositeur allemand Nils Frahm a inspiré de nombreux artistes, plus ou moins connus de ces colonnes, avec cet ensemble de pistes inédites. Cet article Playlist #25 : Piano Day 201...

5 reasons why classical music should be part of your music diet

Article in Lifehack - 5 reasons why classical music should be part of your music diet...
by Changeless Friend on Mar 29, 2016

Universal Treasures

Music is ubiquitous. It accompanies the celebration of a baptism, a birthday, a wedding, an anniversary, a march into battle. It also sustains us as we grieve at funerals. And beyond the decisive moments, music is also with us in the everyday moments...
by Changeless Friend on Mar 5, 2016

5 Inspiring Examples of Art for Real Social Change

Much has been said about art being an indulgence that only the very rich can take advantage of. But here are five examples of artists leveraging their art to make a decisive difference in the lives of communities without the means.Alejandro Aravena:...
by Changeless Friend on Feb 5, 2016

ALBUM. Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto – The Revenant (OST)

Nouvelle collaboration entre le célèbre compositeur japonais Ryuicki Sakamoto et le non moins fameux Carsten Nicolai aka Alva Noto, ce coup-ci pour la bande originale du dernier film d'Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu, "The Revenant". Cet article ALBUM...

Les 50 chansons de l’année 2015 (édition non-électronique)

Histoire de tirer un trait sur cette morose année 2015, voici 50 chansons (non-électroniques) à écouter - et les albums correspondants - histoire de débuter 2016 du bon pied. Cet article Les 50 chansons de l’année 2015 (édition non-élec...

Classical Music With The Scragg Man 4184

Marty came by the house after I did the chores around the farm. He asked me how I would feel about doing a show about classical music, which I found intriguing. “What kind of show,” I asked. “Any show that would rekindle some intere...
by Scragg Man on Dec 16, 2015

TOP ALBUM 2015. Les meilleurs albums de l’année (15-11)

C’est l’heure du traditionnel raout de fin d’année et de l’habituelle rétrospective : quels albums auront marqué cette année 2015 ? Cet article TOP ALBUM 2015. Les meilleurs albums de l’année (15-11) est apparu en premier sur gwend...

TOP ALBUM 2015. Les meilleurs albums de l’année (20-16)

C'est l'heure du traditionnel raout de fin d'année et de l'habituelle rétrospective : quels albums auront marqué cette année 2015 ? Cet article TOP ALBUM 2015. Les meilleurs albums de l’année (20-16) est apparu en premier sur gwendalperrin...

Standing On The Perelman Stage 4139

The interview at the radio station was an awkward affair that I was glad to get over with. The problem was the host, John Goolsby, a stodgy middle-aged man with no sense of humor; the stereotype most people have of classical music deejays. When I sat...
by Scragg Man on Nov 30, 2015

Standing On The Perelman Stage 4138

The interview at the radio station was an awkward affair that I was glad to get over with. The problem was the host, John Goolsby, a stodgy middle-aged man with no sense of humor; the stereotype most people have of classical music deejays. When I sat...
by Scragg Man on Nov 30, 2015

Five Posts that Made Us Think

From pop culture to college admissions, these recent posts have sparked lively conversations.
by Adventures at Walgreens on Nov 11, 2015

LISTEN. Goldmund & Ryuichi Sakamoto – A Word I Give

Premier extrait du prochain album de Goldmund, intitulé "Sometimes", avec le célébrissime pianiste japonais Ryuichi Sakamoto à la baguette. Prometteur, forcément. Cet article LISTEN. Goldmund & Ryuichi Sakamoto – A Word I Give est app...

VIDEO. Ludovico Einaudi – Drop (Mogwai Remix)

En guise de préalable à la sortie de son nouvel album "Elements", le compositeur italien Ludovico Einaudi délivre un remix de son titre "Drop" par les vétérans du post-rock de qualité Mogwai. Cet article VIDEO. Ludovico Einaudi – Drop (Mo...


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