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Concert Prep: Albany Symphony Plays Beethoven's Pastorale

Albany Symphony Presents: Beethoven’s Pastorale

Palace Theater in Albany, NY
Saturday November 22nd 7:30PM

The first work on this evening’s program is Osvaldo Golijov’s Last Round. 523 more words

Concert Prep

Theory of Colours (1810) Quotes by Goethe

Colours are light’s suffering and joy.


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Beethoven - Sonata op.111 movement 2 - played by Sylvain Blassel on the harp

Beethoven – Sonata op.111 Movement 2 – Sylvain Blassel,  on the harp.

II. Arietta: Adagio molto, semplice e cantabile.

Beethoven’s brilliant Op 111 Piano Sonata, played on the harp by French virtuoso harpist, Sylvain Blassel. 23 more words


A Dynamic Medium for Creative Thought: Beethoven's Erard Piano

For most of his early career, Beethoven played on German and Viennese pianos.  With the light action, clear attack, and rapid decay of these instruments, he composed themes such as this, from the concluding movement of Op. 747 more words

Music And Technology

downbythebrook reblogged this on EdwardianPiano and commented:

Interesting article about Beethoven's Erard piano and 1970s technology.