Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra plays Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.6 in B minor, Op. 74, Pathétique. Conductor: Myung-whun Chung.
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Stephen Malinowski performs, and also visualizes Johann Sebastian Bach‘s Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565.
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Three versions (Tavi Jinariu, John Williams and Andrés Segovia) of Francisco Tarrega‘s Recuerdos de la Alhambra (English: Memories of the Alhambra).
It is a classical guitar piece composed in 1896 in Granada by Spanish composer and guitarist Francisco Tárrega. The piece uses the classical guitar tremolo technique; wherein a single melody note is plucked consecutively by the ring, middle and index fingers in such rapid succession that the result is an illusion of one long sustained tone; often performed by advanced players. The thumb plays a counter-melody on the bass between melodic attacks.
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Latvian pianist Olga Jegunova plays Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart‘s Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K. 331. Bishopsgate Institute (London), October 2012.
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The famous Peruvian operatic tenor Juan Diego Flórez sings La Flor de la Canela (The Cinnamon Flower), a vals criollo (or Peruvian Waltz ) song composed by Peruvian singer-songwriter Chabuca Granda.
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Taya Tan is a beautiful Japanese song from Pink Martini’s 2007 album “Hey, Eugene!”. It is originally recorded in 1969 by Saori Yuki, a Japanese singer and actress.
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Tomaso Albinoni’s Adagio in G Minor played by Copernicus Chamber Orchestra. Live in concert, Festival de Musica de L´Escala, 2011. Conductor: Horst Sohm.
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Adio Kerida (Spanish: “Adios, querida”, English translation: “Goodbye, beloved”) is a Sephardic song. Here is a beautiful version sung by Israeli singer-songwriter Yasmin Levy. Levy’s father, Isaac Levy is credited as one of the writer of the song’s lyrics. The song is from Yasmin Levy’s 2007 album Mano Suave.
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Durme Querido Hijico is a traditional Sephardic song. Here is a beautiful version sung by French born Sephardic Jewish singer Françoise Atlan.
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Hora Staccato is a short, very fast violin piece in a Romanian hora style, composed by Romanian composer and violinist or violin virtuoso Grigoraș Dinicu. It is Dinicu’s most famous and often-played virtuoso violin showpiece. Dinicu is widely regarded as one of the greatest violinists ever.
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