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Quartet in the Dark

Just been this afternoon to a stunning performance of Beethoven’s Op. 131 String Quartet – it was in the Dark; the four players had learnt this mighty piece by heart and were faintly lit from the ground, casting huge shadows behind them, a weird effect of giant Ligottian puppets elbowing, and their bows also cast Rembrandtian masks on their faces… 52 more words

Winterreise — The Winter Journey

The last five years of Schubert’s life. Just five years? Doesn’t seem that long, does it? But, in a life span of a mere thirty-one — once you take away ten or so years for childhood — those five years come to represent a quarter of the composer’s mature life and, in terms of composition, the most significant period of his entire output, containing, as it does, the song cycle… 90 more words


Here comes the bride... The classical way

The march of the bride. Very determining moment of the wedding as different melodies have different impacts on people. A romantic melody together with the first appearance of the bride can immediately bring tears of joy to everyone’s eyes, while a fun party song can also set the cheerful mood for the rest of the evening. 331 more words


Podcast: Livre pour Quatuor Diotima

featuring Yun Peng Zhao from Quatuor Diotima. Listen here or in iTunes, or an abridged Chinese version here

But when you listen to the twentieth century, maybe just give up this habit, for example, nice melody.

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Q&A: Music at the Castaneda

A unique concert experience will take place on Sept. 10, in the historic Castaneda Hotel, featuring the works of famous composers and under the guidance of artistic director Ronald Maltais. 1,165 more words

Las Vegas, New Mexico

W. A. Mozart String Quartet No. 3 in G, K. 156

performed by the Amadeus Quartet

and movement 2 and movement 3 respectively, or in a complete performance here (with the score) that is also very nice… 619 more words


'Music Dedication for victims of earthquake in Amatrice, Italy (24.8.2016)

see VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/VeniteAustria/videos/1163597557020296/

or / oder:

music: String quartett for Violin + 3 Violas
by Gerald Spitzner

drawing+Violin solo:
Renate Spitzner

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