April, 2012

My music > Il Pastor Fido 1712 / George Frideric Handel – Opera in three acts
April 30th, 2012

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Aria : Se m’ami, oh caro (Madeleine Shaw) La Nuova Musica David Bates, direction Lucy Crowe, soprano Anna Dennis, soprano Katherine Manley, soprano Madeleine Shaw, mezzo-soprano Clint van der Linde, countertenor Lisandro Abadie, bass-baritone From Il Pastor Fido 1712 / [...] more >>

Composers > Love > Marry your Violin, my Son, never a Woman! - Pablo de Sarasate and Marie Lefébure-Wély
by Georg Predota | April 26th, 2012

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Pablo de Sarasate and Marie Lefébure-Wély

Pablo de Sarasate Les Adieux, Op. 9 Jean-Delphin Alard’s motivation for uttering the immortal words “marry your violin, my son, never a woman” to his most famous charge, the teenage violinist Pablo de Sarasate, might have been twofold. For one, [...] more >>