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Vanhal – Double Bass Concerto in D Major

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on February 7, 2017

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Rinat Ibragimov, principal double bass of the London Symphony Orchestra together with Catherine Edwards, performs Jan Křtitel Vaňhal’s Double Bass Concerto, originally written in Es Major but performed here a semitone lower.

This popular piece of double bass repertoire is commonly called for in auditions, and here Rinat demonstrates its performance using the original bass part and the Viennese Tuning that would have been in vogue at the time of its composition.

Rinat plays a d-bass by Matheus Albany, a gift from his colleague and friend Alexander Stepanov. He uses Pirastro Eudoxa strings.

Watch Rinat’s performance of Karl Ditters von Ditterdorf’s bass concerto here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNYuRb…

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Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on October 10, 2016

“Piano Concerton No. 20 in D Minor, K.466” I would be falling down in my role as civic booster if I did not mention that Sir Neville Marriner was music director of my hometown orchestra, The Minnesota Orchestra, between 1979-1986. But it was as founder and conductor of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields […]

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Wednesday, August 3rd — music clip of the day

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July 18, birthday of Roger Reynolds — Kurt Nemes’ Classical Music Almanac

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on July 18, 2016

Fascinating guy, this Roger Reynolds (b. 1934). Studied piano, gave it up to become an engineer, became a military policeman, and then went back to school for music. There he met a composer, who whipped him into shape and his career took off. He studied and hung out with Milton Babbit, John Cage, Nadia Boulanger, […]

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Meng Su Featured Soloist with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra — The Peabody Post

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July 14, birthday of Tommy Vig: Concerto for Clarinet, Vibraharp and Orchestra — Kurt Nemes’ Classical Music Almanac

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