Ave Maria (Pavarotti)

Top Ten posts of May 2016

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  1. Chopin – Piano Sonata No. 2 (The Funeral March) – Khatia Buniatishvili

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    Khatia Buniatishvili plays Frédéric Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 2
    Khatia Buniatishvili plays Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 2

    Georgian classical pianist Khatia Buniatishvili plays Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 2 in B♭ minor, Op. 35, popularly known as The Funeral March.

  2. 11 Years Old Aimi Kobayashi Performs Mozart – Piano Concerto No. 26 Coronation At The Svetlanov Hall, Moscow

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    11-year-old Aimi Kobayashi performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 26
    Aimi Kobayashi performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 26 in D major, K. 537, generally known as the “Coronation” Concerto.

    Accompanied by Moscow Virtuosi, then 11 years old Aimi Kobayashi performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 26 in D major, K. 537, generally known as the “Coronation” Concerto at the Svetlanov Hall (Moscow International House of Music), Moscow. Conductor: Vladimir Spivakov. The concert was a part of the Christmas concerts and specially called “The evening with Mozart” and held on December 24, 2006. As an encore she played Frédéric Chopin’s Impromptu No. 1 (the second video below). The press conference afterwards was covered by three TV stations and 33 newspapers. Her appearance was sponsored by the AADGT, and the concert was a great success. This was Kobayashi’s orchestral debut abroad.

  3. Juan Diego Flórez – Bésame Mucho, Cielito Lindo And Granada

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    Juan Diego Flórez sings three Mexican songs with guitar
    Juan Diego Flórez sings three Mexican songs with guita.

    Peruvian operatic tenor Juan Diego Flórez sings three Mexican songs with guitar: Bésame Mucho, Cielito Lindo and Granada. On the occasion of the Eurovision Song Contest, a matinée was held in the Vienna State Opera on May 17, 2015: “Pop meets Opera”. On stage were opera stars such as Juan Diego Flórez, the ensemble “The Philharmonics” (musicians of the State Opera orchestra/Vienna Philharmonic), last year’s Song Contest winner Conchita Wurst and ESC candidates from various participating countries. Barbara Rett moderated.

  4. Plácido Domingo Sings Amor, Vida De Mi Vida

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    Domingo - "Amor, vida de mi vida"
    Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo sings the famous tenor aria (romanza) “Amor, vida de mi vida” from the zarzuela Maravilla. From “The Three Tenors” 1994 Los Angeles concert.

    Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo sings the famous tenor aria (romanza) “Amor, vida de mi vida” from the zarzuela Maravilla. Salzburg, 2007.

  5. Hélène Grimaud Plays The Adagio From Mozart’s Piano Concerto No.23

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    Adagio from Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23 (Hélène Grimaud)
    Adagio from Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 (Hélène Grimaud)

    French classical pianist Hélène Grimaud plays the second movement, “Adagio” from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major (K. 488). The piece is recorded for her 2011 album, “Piano Concertos”, her first ever Mozart concerto recording.

  6. Bach – Concerto For Two Violins (Yehudi Menuhin And David Oistrakh)

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    Menuhin and Oistrakh - Double Violin Concerto (Bach)
    Menuhin and Oistrakh – Double Violin Concerto (Bach)

    American-born violinist and conductor Yehudi Menuhin and renowned Soviet classical violinist David Oistrakh play Johann Sebastian Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins, Strings and Continuo in D Minor, BWV 1043, also known as the Double Violin Concerto or “Bach Double”. Orchestre de Chambre de la RTF conducted by Pierre Capdeville. Paris, Salle Pleyel 1958.

  7. Dmitri Shostakovich – The Second Waltz

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    Johann Strauss Orchestra plays Shostakovich's"The Second Waltz"
    The Second Waltz, Op. 99 of Dmitri Shostakovich is a Music to the Soviet feature film “The First Echelon” (1955). Here it is played by André Rieu’s “Johann Strauss Orchestra”.

    The Second Waltz of Dmitri Shostakovich is a Music to the 1955 Soviet feature film “The First Echelon”. It is actually only the “Waltz” (eighth movement) from The First Echelon (suite from the film score), Op. 99a. Its popular name is coming from “Suite for Variety Orchestra” (also named Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra); a suite in eight movements, written after 1956 by the Russian composer. The “waltz” is the seventh movement of the suite, and it is the “second” waltz in the work, hence the name “The second waltz”. Here it is played by André Rieu’s “Johann Strauss Orchestra”.

  8. Plácido Domingo And Plácido Domingo Jr. – Perhaps Love

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    "Perhaps Love" - Plácido Domingo and Plácido Domingo Jr.
    “Perhaps Love” – Plácido Domingo and Plácido Domingo Jr.

    The legendary Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo and his son, Plácido Domingo Jr. in duet sing “Perhaps Love”. The closing of the ITunes Festival 2014 at Roundhouse, London.

  9. Schumann – Piano Concerto (Khatia Buniatishvili)

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    Khatia Buniatishvili plays Schumann's Piano Concerto
    Khatia Buniatishvili plays Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54.

    Georgian concert pianist Khatia Buniatishvili plays Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54. Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Paavo Järvi. Rheingau Musik Festival 2012 Wiesbaden, Kurhaus; August 23, 2012.

  10. Pavarotti Sings Ave Maria (Schubert)

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    Ave Maria (Pavarotti)
    Pavarotti sings Franz Schubert’s Ave Maria”.

    The legendary Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti sings Franz Schubert’s “Ellens dritter Gesang” (“Ellens Gesang III”, D. 839, Op. 52, No. 6, 1825, English: “Ellen’s Third Song”), popularly known as “Ave Maria”. From the Three Tenors concert in Los Angeles, 1994.