Making the Notes Sing and Dance

Vol: 200 | 15 May 2018

Fly off the sea with Pratella and Leo Ornstein,
“see” the colourful symphony of Beethoven,
and enjoy the thrilling Tosca at the Met.

Are you Practicing
Your Études?
Dotzauer, Piatti
and more
The Piano Tuner
The Pianist’s
Best Friend
Mapping the
Musical Genome
The Mason
Glyndebourne Opera Festival
Founded in 1934 by John Christie and his opera singer wife, Audrey Mildmay, Glyndebourne is committed to presenting opera of the highest quality, commissioning new work, developing emerging talent and reaching greater audiences. Held in an English country house near Lewes in East Sussex, the festival is particularly celebrated for its productions of Mozart operas since its inception...
Date: May 19 to August 26, 2018
Country: United Kingdom
What's New
Making the Notes Sing and Dance Forgotten Cellists: May Mukle
Steven Malinowski got frustrated at reading a complicated score and decided to animate it, and thus, the Music Animation Machine was born. Its first life was last century – way back in the mid-1970s… a time before personal computers, before laptops, and where a computer was just starting to be smaller than an entire room...
In 1909, May Mukle, one of the first female British cellists to achieve international acclaim, received rave reviews for her playing of the Viktor Herbert Concerto at the promenade concerts in London, “Her splendid command of technique and her complete sense of musicianship...
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The Met gives Tosca
the McVicar treatment
Music and Technology
Flying Machines
When the mighty Met does something well, it truly excels. The new production by Sir David McVicar was near perfection. Replacing the unmissed Luc Bondy production, McVicar delivered what seemed like a fresher version of a Zeffirelli view of the world. Lush period stage sets were brought alive through unusual angles...
At the turn of the 20th century, the airplane was viewed as a distinctive icon of industrial society. The process of mythologizing aviation strongly resonated with the American avant-garde composer and pianist George Antheil (1900-1959) who musically explored the modern industrial and mechanical sounds...
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My music Video Forgotten records

Bob Chilcott:
Nidaros Jazz Mass
Agnus Dei

Piano Concerto No 2
in G minor, Op 22


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