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itzhak perlman juilliard

“Practise slowly” is the most common advice violinist Itzhak Perlman gives children whenever they ask him for his autograph. Practising slowly, he continues on...
titanic violin

Let’s take a moment to talk about Titanic and the music associated with it. I am not talking about the sensual “Rose” theme or the...
Moldovan violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Moldovan violinist Patricia KopatchinskajaOver the past few years, U.S. and European media have been predicting classical music's death with a regularity usually reserved...
Marija and Julijana sway with me

Marija & Julijana continue to impress music fans in a variety of ways, and in a variety of genres including Latin jazz. Picking up...
uriel herman quartet jazz

In just a little over 6 minutes Uriel Herman will take you on a ride across the emotional spectrum. This Israeli jazz quartet's Winter Light...
Joachim Mullner Voice 15 Locations

We typically associate the phrase “taking your voice on tour” with road trips, heartfelt performances on stage and, maybe, stage diving.Singer Joachim Müllner, however,...
viola organista leonardo da vinci

The Codex Atlanticus contains a plethora of interesting drawings by Leonardo Da Vinci: in it, the painter/engineer/genius/renaissance man drafted parachutes, hydraulic pumps and all...
mozart queen of the night erhumozart queen of the night erhu

If you are just a tiny bit like me, you must have more than a soft spot for Mozart’s Der Hölle Rache, the aria...
Salzburg Festival

The annual summer festival attracts visitors from around the world to Salzburg, Austria, showcasing the city’s rich artistic heritage. Concert halls, churches, palaces, theaters,...
A440 vs A432 Debate

There is a long-running debate in music as to whether A should remain tuned to 440 Hz, as it is generally in western music,...