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Arvo Part – Fratres For Cello And Piano

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on March 19, 2017

 

 

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Happy Birthday, Samuel Barber. Here’s Your New Documentary Called “Absolute Beauty”

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on March 10, 2017

Samuel Barber, one of America’s most celebrated composers, was born on this day (April 9) in 1910. The young filmmaker H. Paul Moon has made a full-length documentary about Barber that will be released later this month. “I went out on a limb with this project, self-distributing, keeping it independent, making sure I got things right…

via Happy Birthday, Samuel Barber. Here’s Your New Documentary Called “Absolute Beauty” — Sequenza21/

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Darius Milhaud – Scaramouche

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on March 6, 2017

Martha Argerich and Cristina Marton, pianos.

via Video: Darius Milhaud: ‘Scaramouche’ — classical life

Francis Poulenc : Trio for piano, oboe and bassoon (1926)

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on February 1, 2017

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Nielsen – Aladdin, Suite for Orchestra – Järvi

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on January 25, 2017

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Introducing Andrew Rubin and a New Guitar Concerto! – Interview Part 1

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on January 15, 2017

I had the most fantastic pleasure last week to speak with an exceptionally talented young guitarist, composer and orchestrator by the name of Andrew Rubin. Californian-based Rubin has recently released, in digital format, his first full-scale classical work – Guitar Concerto – written with rock legend Jon Anderson, along with a live concert film and recording of Rubin […]

via Introducing Andrew Rubin and a New Guitar Concerto! – Interview Part 1 — Classical Guitar n Stuff

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“Spem in alium” by Thomas Tallis

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on January 15, 2017

Last week we talked about Renaissance music, so today I’m going to introduce you to Renaissance composer Thomas Tallis and his choral motet Spem in alium.

via “Spem in alium” by Thomas Tallis — a pianist’s musings

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Positively Percy Grainger

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on January 15, 2017

G’day, g’day, lovely musicians! It’s that special time of month once again…time for me to yabber about another of my all time favorite composers. Ace! *pops off an obligatory party popper that I actually just found under my bed* Oh- and to celebrate, I’m going to attempt to use Australian slang throughout this entire post! […]

via Positively Percy Grainger — The Scherzo Soul

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Meet the composers – Andrew Aronowicz

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on January 14, 2017

Andrew Aronowicz is a passionate writer of music and words, and a promising young mind in Australian classical music. He holds a Master of Music from the University of Melbourne, and was an Australian Postgraduate Award recipient during his post-graduate candidature. He is also the recipient of an Australia Council ArtStart grant. Taking cues from […]

via Meet the composers – Andrew Aronowicz — 3 Shades Black

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Sir Arnold Bax – Spring Fire (1913)

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on January 6, 2017

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Composer Profile – Andrea Ramsey

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on January 6, 2017

by Jen Sper, School Choral Music Specialist One of the most special and powerful things about being a choral musician is the beautiful relationship between music and text – few composers exemplify the incredible possibilities inherent in this relationship like Andrea Ramsey. Her compositions are musically satisfying in both technical concepts and the deeply emotional […]

via Composer Profile: Andrea Ramsey — Stanton’s Sheet Music

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Marco Missinato – What We Say When We Profoundly Connect with Music

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on December 23, 2016

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Beethoven – Complete String Quartets

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on December 16, 2016

December 15, Birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven — Kurt Nemes’ Classical Music Almanac

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on December 16, 2016

Today is Beethoven’s birthday, and in his honor, I’m featuring a work of his which is one of my favorites–Violin Concerto in D. I don’t know what acoustic properties make it so, but I find the violin one of the most appealing and expressive of all the instruments. That you find it used in nearly […]

via December 15, Birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven — Kurt Nemes’ Classical Music Almanac

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Pietro Locatelli – Concerto Grosso

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on December 13, 2016

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Corelli Christmas Concerto – Freiburger Barockorchester

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on December 13, 2016

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Paul Lovatt Cooper – Composer,Music for Brass Instruments

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on December 2, 2016

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Boulez conducts Stravinsky – Ebony Concerto

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on November 24, 2016

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Leonard Bernstein’s rare short film tribute to Stravinsky

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on November 24, 2016

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Toru Takemitsu – Nostalghia(1987)

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on November 12, 2016

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