Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 (Jonian Ilias Kadesha)

Accompanied by the CHAARTS Chamber Artists, the Greek-Albanian violinist Jonian Ilias Kadesha performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216. Conductor: Gábor Takács-Nagy. Recorded during the Boswiler Sommer Festival 2018. Concertmaster: Max Baillie.

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Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 with period instruments (Jordi Savall with Le Concert des Nations) (2021)

Conducted by Jordi Savall, Le Concert des Nations and Vox Bona Chamber Choir perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 with period instruments. With the final chorus based on Friedrich Schiller’s poem “An die Freude”, Beethoven’s 9th symphony is regarded by many critics and musicologists as the composer’s greatest work and one of the supreme achievements in history of music. This performance was the opening concert of the Beethovenfest Bonn 2021, from the World Conference Center Bonn (WCCB), on August 20, 2021.

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Torelli: Trumpet Concerto in D Major (Voices of Music & Dominic Favia)

San Francisco-based early music ensemble Voices of Music performs Italian late Baroque era composer Giuseppe Torelli’s Trumpet Concerto in D Major “Estienne Roger 188” with period instruments. Baroque trumpet: Dominic Favia.

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Dall’Abaco: Concerto a più istrumenti, Op. 5 – No. 6 in D major (Bremer Barockorchester)

Bremer Barockorchester performs Concerto a più istrumenti, Op. 5 – No. 6 in D major by the Italian baroque composer Evaristo Felice Dall’Abaco. Recorded at the Unser Lieben Frauen Church in Bremen on October 2nd, 2020.

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Mozart: Clarinet Concerto (Sergey Eletskiy)

Accompanied by the MusicAeterna Orchestra, Russian clarinetist Sergey Eletskiy plays Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622. Conductor: Martin Sandhoff. Recorded at the Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre, Russia on March 18, 2016.

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Chausson: Poème, Op. 25 (Anna Tifu)

Accompanied by The Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Italian classical violinist Anna Tifu performs Ernest Chausson’s “Poème” for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 25. Live concert recorded on 14 September 2018 at the Radio France Auditorium. Conductor: Mikko Frank. Published by the France Musique channel.

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Catherine Bott performs Zerfließe, mein Herze from Bach’s St John Passion BWV 245

British soprano and Baroque specialist Catherine Bott performs “Zerfließe, mein Herze” from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Passio secundum Joannem or St John Passion (German: Johannes-Passion), BWV 245, a Passion or oratorio, the older of the surviving Passions by Bach (first performed on April 7, 1724). Brandenberg Consort conducted by Stephen Cleobury. Recorded at the King’s College Cambridge.

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Michael Chance performs Bach: Erbarme dich, mein Gott (Matthäus-Passion)

English countertenor Michael Chance performs “Erbarme dich, mein Gott” (English: Have mercy, my God), an aria for contralto, solo violin, strings (originally 2 violins and 1 viola), and basso continuo, from Johann Sebastian Bach’s 1727 sacred oratorio “Matthäus-Passion” (English: St Matthew Passion), BWV 244.

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Sébastien le Camus: Laissez durer la nuit par (Anne-Sophie Honoré)

French mezzo-soprano Anne-Sophie Honoré performs Sébastien Le Camus’ “Laissez durer la nuit par” (English: let the night last). This performance was recorded on May 21, 2018.

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Buying a grand piano: reasons why it’s worth it

Yamaha has been the leader in audio technology since the 1800s when it was first established as a reed organ manufacturing company. The birth of the grand piano in the 1900s was the start of a musical legacy that Yamaha pianos are known for today.

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