Videos – Page 6

  • Fernández - Prelude + Bossa Nova No. 2 Alla Chitarra
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    Fernández - Prelude & Bossa Nova No. 2 ‘Alla Chitarra’

    2019-07-31T11:25:00Z

    Composer Horacio Fernández writes: ‘In this virtuoso piece, the cello is asked to put the bow down and imitate techniques that are usually associated with the guitar such as the use of chords and fingerstyle technique. ‘With this, the cello proves once again its capabilities as a simultaneously harmonic ...

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    Boris Johnson on the kemence - a traditional Turkish stringed instrument

    2019-07-30T11:21:00Z

    Receiving a Turkish award in 2012 for his work as London mayor, Johnson was told of a belief in the Black Sea province of Rize that no one could become prime minister unless they could play the kemence, a traditional stringed instrument. Johnson had a go. It seems to ...

  • Leia Zhu and Amit Peled
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    12-year-old violinist Leia Zhu plays Kodály with cellist Amit Peled

    2019-07-30T11:00:00Z

    12-year-old violinist Leia Zhu performs Zoltan Kodaly’s Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7 with cellist Amit Peled.  The performance was recorded live in Eilon, Israel, this month. Amit Peled has recently been appointed music director of CityMusic Cleveland. Read more here .

  • Classic Cellists at the BBC
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    Classic cellists at the BBC

    2019-07-29T12:00:00Z

    Julian Lloyd Webber takes a musical journey through the BBC archives from the 1950s to the present to celebrate the world of the cello through some of its greatest interpreters. Includes performances by classic masters such as Paul Tortelier, Jacqueline du Pre and Mstislav Rostropovich as well as those by ...

  • Eric Charles Chen
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    Eric Charles Chen recital final performance at Cooper Competition

    2019-07-28T10:03:00Z

    Eric Charles Chen was named winner of the Thomas Evon Cooper International Competition on Friday 26 July following a concerto final with the Cleveland Orchestra. This video captures his performance in the previous round, the recital final, in which he plays: Beethoven: Sonata No. ...

  • Berlinksy
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    Borodin Quartet cellist Valentin Berlinsky’s granddaughter discusses her book

    2019-07-26T15:21:00Z

    Filmed on 17 July at the Royal Academy of Music, London, this discussion features Maria Matalaev presenting her book Valentin Berlinsky - A Quartet For Life. Berlinsky (1925-2008), was a founding member of the Borodin Quartet and its cellist and mainstay for more than six decades. A proud Russian ...

  • Stephan Koncz & Ödön Rácz
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    Stephan Koncz & Ödön Rácz: Barrière Duo

    2019-07-24T16:24:00Z

    Cellist Stephan Koncz and bassist Ödön Rácz play the Allegro prestissimo movement from Jean-Baptiste Barrière’s Duo in G major for two cellos  

  • Sarah Chang
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    Earliest video of Sarah Chang

    2019-07-24T11:57:00Z

    Grainy home video footage of what appears to be a very young Sarah Chang playing the Introduction Rondo Capriccioso. The uploader suggests that it was taken in the mid 1980s, when she would have been 5 or 6. If you have any more specific information, please do ...

  • Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival
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    Janine Jansen: Do you ever dream of music?

    2019-07-22T16:09:00Z

    In this series of video from the Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Janine Jansen, who is artist in residence for 2019, answers questions on her life in music

  • Shunske Sato
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    Shunske Sato on the reconstructed Bach D minor Violin Concerto

    2019-07-19T15:12:00Z

    Violinist Shunske Sato discusses BWV 1052R violin concerto which he performed with the Netherlands Bach Society for the All of Bach YouTube series. The concerto is thought to have been originally written for violin but survives in Bach’s manuscripts only as a harpshichord concerto. For more information about ...

  • Jack Frerer - “Stutter Step” piano trio
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    Jack Frerer - ‘Stutter Step’ piano trio

    2019-07-18T16:00:00Z

    Stutter Step, a new work for piano trio by Australian-American composer Jack Frerer, performed here by Kevin Zhu, Philip Sheegog and Tengku Irfan. Frerer says about the piece: ’Most of my music operates by presenting simple, memorable musical ideas, and then finding the most interesting ways to mess with ...

  • Augustin Hadelich Paganini
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    Augustin Hadelich plays Caprice no.24

    2019-07-18T12:33:00Z

    The German-Italian violinist plays Paganini’s Capriccio no.24 as an encore on 23 November 2018 at the Helsinki Music Centre

  • Natsuho Murata CMIM
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    11-year-old Natsuho Murata plays Saint-Saëns and Wieniawski

    2019-07-16T12:31:00Z

    Natsuho Murata, 11, from Japan, performs at the Concours musical international de Montréal’s ‘Mini Violini’ showcase in May this year. Murata plays Saint-Saëns’ Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso and the Scherzo-Tarantelle by Wieniawski. ‘Mini Violini’ saw five winners of international junior competitions, aged 10 to 14, invited to perform ...

  • Carlos Arcieri
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    An afternoon with Carlos Arcieri

    2019-07-15T15:48:00Z

    Luthier Carlos Arcieri is seen in his workshop in this short film by Emilio Seri made in 2018. Arcieri worked Wurlitzer’s in New York under Simone Sacconi and alongside René Morel, John Roskoski, Dario D’Attili, Luiz Bellini, William Salchow, Mario D’Alessandro and Vahakn Nigogosianuntil the shop closed in 1974. ...

  • Pavel Berman Stradfest
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    Pavel Berman at Stradfest 2019: how to prepare for competitions

    2019-07-10T14:46:00Z

    Russian violinist and teacher Pavel Berman talks to iClassical Academy’s Irma de Jong during Stradfest 2019 at the Royal Institution in London on 24 March 2019. Berman, who came to prominence when he won the first prize at the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis in 1990, discusses how to ...

  • Lisa Batiashvili
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    Lisa Batiashvili: Debussy Violin Sonata finale, with Milana Chernyavska

    2019-07-09T15:51:00Z

    Filmed live in Berlin at Deutsche Grammophon’s Yello Lounge in January 2018. Violinist Lisa Batiashvili and pianist Milana Chernyavska perform Claude Debussy’s Violin Sonata in G Minor, L. 140: III. Finale. Très animé

  • Dmitry Badiarov
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    Closer to Nature – a documentary about violin maker Dmitry Badiarov

    2019-07-08T17:09:00Z

    The Russian violin-maker Dmitry Badiarov (based in the Netherlands) developed his love for carving wood after deciding to build his first sailing ship, aged 5. Since then his love for making violins has co-existed with his passion for sailing and the sea. In this film, which was presented at ...

  • Joshua Brown - leopold mozart competition
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    Joshua Brown performs Tchaikovsky Concerto at Leopold Mozart Competition

    2019-07-05T12:20:00Z

    The competition-winning performance of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto by Joshua Brown in the finals of the Leopold Mozart Competition Augsburg. Featuring the Munich Radio Orchestra conducted by Domonkos Héja. Earlier in the video, Joshua Brown plays the Mozart Violin Concerto no.3 in G major K216. Video: Medienlabor Universität ...

  • Frank Huang
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    Frank Huang plays The Star-Spangled Banner

    2019-07-04T15:52:00Z

    New York Philharmonic concertmaster Frank Huang plays his own arrangement of the United States national anthem before a November 2018 game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Houston Rockets at the Brooklyn Barclays Center  

  • Kremer
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    Gidon Kremer talks about perfectionism and plays Caprice no.13

    2019-07-04T14:33:00Z

    An excerpt from the film Gidon Kremer - Man of Many Musics by documentary maker Christopher Nupen. The complete film is available on the Allegro Films YouTube channel