The Strad Issue: December 2017Description: A cool Nordic wind blows through these SeasonsMusicians: Arctic Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra/Henning Kraggerud (violin) Works: VIVALDI The Four Seasons; KRAGGERUD Preghiera, Postlude in B flat minor (Equinox), The last leaf – Magnus in Memoriam, Victimae Paschali Catalogue Number: SIMAX PSC1356
This is a 360 Film, so use your mouse to move your viewing point in all directions. It features the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing the finale of Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, conducted by Rafael Payare.
It is a Google Arts Culture exhibit, with more information, photos, interviews
This fragment is all that survives from illusionist and silent film pioneer Georges Méliès’ Lully ou Le violon brisé (Lully or The Broken Violin).
In the film, a cook’s violin playing gets the entire staff dancing until the master of the house arrives.
Méliès is best known for his film A Trip to