Archive for August 3rd, 2014
8:00 AM Johann Sebastian Bach — Magnificat Key: D Conductor: Robert Shaw Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Atlanta Symphony Chorus Dawn Upshaw, soprano Penelope Jensen, soprano Marietta Simpson, mezzo-sopran David Gordon, tenor Telarc, 80194 8:27 AM John Rutter — The Falcon Conductor: John Rutter Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia John Scott, organ Cambridge Singers Collegium, […]
8:23 PM Modest Moussorgsky — Pictures at an Exhibition Conductor: Sir Simon RattleEnsemble: Berlin PhilharmonicAngel/EMI, 273 8:00 PM Joseph Haydn — Cello Concerto No. 2 Key: DOpus: 101Conductor: Sir Roger NorringtonEnsemble: Chamber Orchestra of EuropeSteven Isserlis, celloRCA/BMG, 68578 6:31 PM Edward MacDowell — Piano Concerto No. 2 Key: dOpus: 23Conductor: Massimo FrecciaEnsemble: RCA Symphony OrchestraEarl […]
Conductors for ballet troupes keep an eye on the action as well as an ear on the music.
This biography of Beethoven is also a personal journey through his music and the Enlightenment-era ferment that shaped it.
Ask conductors and musicians, and they’ll single out the Vienna Philharmonic for its unique style, one that has persisted as other orchestras sound more alike. What’s its secret?