May, 2016

Composers > Anecdotes > Minors of the Majors - Richard Wagner: - Piano Sonata in A Major - , Op. 4
by Georg Predota | May 30th, 2016

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Richard Wagner: Piano Sonata in A Major, Op. 4

“Minors of the Majors” invites you to discover compositions by the great classical composers that for one reason or another have not reached the musical mainstream. Please enjoy, and keep listening!

In Tune > Arts > E.T.A. Hoffmann on Steroids! - Edgar Allan Poe in Music
by Georg Predota | May 29th, 2016

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Edgar Allan Poe in Music

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Reading American literature during my student days in Europe was a rather thankless and boring task. I simply had no connection to the naïve optimism of the American frontier mentality or the preachy virtues of the Puritan legacy. For me, [...] more >>

Composers > Anecdotes > Movers and Shakers of Music World - Antonio Vivaldi: Produced by the Red Priest
by Georg Predota | May 29th, 2016

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Antonio Vivaldi: Produced by the Red Priest

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An impresario working in the late 17th century was solely responsible for running all the artistic and business matters of the theater. He rented the house, negotiated and signed contracts with everyone connected with productions. Singers, instrumentalists, technical staff and [...] more >>

Artists > Interviews > Making the Music Come Alive: - An Interview with Anderson and Roe
by Maureen Buja | May 28th, 2016

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An Interview with Anderson and Roe

Duo pianists Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe have been performing together since meeting at Juilliard in 2002. Their solo piano careers have been augmented by their duo piano careers and their international touring schedule has brought them worldwide recognition. [...] more >>

My music > MORAVEC, P.: Violin Concerto / Shakuhachi Quintet / Equilibrium
May 28th, 2016

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Violin Concerto II From MORAVEC, P.: Violin Concerto / Shakuhachi Quintet / Equilibrium (2016) Released by Naxos Moravec: Violin Concerto IIPaul Moravec is one of the most admired and acclaimed composers of our time, his music standing out for its [...] more >>