December, 2013

Composers > Inspiration > A rousing start! - The musical education of C.P.E. Bach
by Georg Predota | December 31st, 2013

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The musical education of C.P.E. Bach

When Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach was born on 8 March 1714 in the city of Weimar, his father was employed as court organist at the ducal court. By then, Johann Sebastian had already acquired a fierce reputation as an organ [...] more >>

Composers > Love > Like Father like Son! - Johann Sebastian and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
by Georg Predota | December 29th, 2013

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Johann Sebastian and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Trio Sonata in A minor, Wq. 148, H. 572 I have always wondered what it must have been like to grow up as the son of Johann Sebastian Bach. The old man was known around town [...] more >>

Blog > Soloists I Have Known: Yo Yo Ma, André Watts, Sara Davis (once David) Buechner
by Janet Horvath | December 28th, 2013

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“Are soloists nice?” audiences ask. “Not all of them,” I’d reply cautiously. (One doesn’t want to taint the concert experience, after all.) Some soloists can be self-centered; others reserved. There are soloists who stand out as genuine, warm and wonderful [...] more >>

Artists > Interviews > In touch with Jon Kimura Parker: The Diabolical Pianist
by Janet Horvath | December 27th, 2013

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MozartPiano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467, “Elvira Madigan” JH: Jon you just recorded your transcription of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring for solo piano paired with his ballet Petrouchka. It was released on iTunes in time for the [...] more >>