The King’s Consort

decembrie 23, 2008 | Leave a Comment

   THE KING’S CONSORT is one of Europe‘s leading period instrument orchestras. Founded in 1980 by Robert King, TKC and its equally renowned Choir of The King’s Consort have toured in five continents and appeared in almost every European country, in Japan, Hong Kong and the Far East, as well as North and South America. [...]

Jordi Savall

decembrie 12, 2008 | Leave a Comment

  Jordi Savall Background information Birth name Jordi Savall y Bernadet Born 1941 Igualada, Catalonia Genre(s) Classical Occupation(s) Violist Instrument(s) Viola da Gamba Website Jordi Savall i Bernadet (born 1941, in Igualada, Catalonia, Spain) is a viol player, conductor, and composer. He has been one of the major figures in the field of early [...]

Date biografice In scurta sa existen??, Vincenzo Bellini (1801 Catania / Sicilia 1835 Puteaux [2] / Paris) s-a remarcat ca un eminent compozitor de oper?. Operele lui se remarc? prin reliefarea personajelor feminine, nendrept??ite de destin (Somnambula, Norma, Beatrice di Tenda, Puritanii). I?i nume?te lucr?rile melodrame sau tragedii lirice. Cea mai cunoscut? arie a [...]   Josef Strauss (german?: Josef Strau) (20 august 1827 22 iulie 1870) s-a n?scut la Viena, fiind fiul lui Johann Strauss I ?i fratele lui Johann Strauss II ?i Eduard Strauss. A studiat teoria muzical? cu Franz Dolleschal (vioara) ?i cu Franz Anton. A fost instruit ns? ca inginer ?i a lucrat pentru [...]

Florence Jenkins

august 30, 2008 | Leave a Comment

Cea mai cunoscuta soprana afona a tuturor timpurilor, Florence Foster Jenkins, continua sa aiba succes la peste 40 de ani de la moarte. Florence Foster Jenkins. nu va speriati daca nu ati auzit de ea. In mod normal, gloria si renumele ei nu ar fi trebuit sa depaseasca cele 15 minute regulamentare prorocite candva de [...]

Another video and music from an earlier time. Fasch’s music, although not super-popular, has a wonderful sound of a very late baroque / very early classical style. In fact, Fasch was around at the same time as another composer, who’s probably more famous: Handel. Both share similar sounds. Here’s three movements from a concerto of [...]

Johann Friedrich Fasch (April 15, 1688 December 5, 1758) was a German composer. Fasch was born in Buttelstedt, was a choirboy in Weissenfels and studied under Johann Kuhnau at Thomasschule zu Leipzig and later founded a Collegium Musicum in the city. He then traveled throughout Germany, becoming a violinist in the orchestra in Bayreuth [...]

ARGERICH/  MAISKY Live in Brussels 4775323 Record Review / Philadelphia Inquirer / 27. March 2005 The duo of cellist Mischa Maisky and pianist Martha Argerich is known for the virtuoso flair they bring to their performances. This recording from a 2003 Brussels concert is no exception. The way they tear into the wild second movement [...]

Martha Argerich

august 1, 2008 | Leave a Comment

Martha Argerich was born in Buenos Aires. From the age of five, she took piano lessons with Vicenzo Scaramuzza. In 1955 she went to Europe with her family, and received tuition from Friedrich Gulda in Vienna; her teachers also included Nikita Magaloff and Stefan Askenase. Following her first prizes in the piano competitions in Bolzano [...]

Sir Michael Philip Mick Jagger (n. 26 iulie 1943) este un interpret rock, actor, compozitor, produc?tor ?i om de afaceri britanic. El este cunoscut mai ales n calitatea sa de vocalist al forma?iei rock ‘n’ roll the rolling stones.   The Rolling Stones este o trup? englezeasc? care a devenit popular? la nceputul anilor 1960. [...]

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