Here are the top ten most viewed posts on andantemoderato.com in June 2015. Vivaldi’s Four Seasons on top of the list again.
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- Vivaldi – Four Seasons
2,484 views in June 2015
Vivaldi and the beautiful Venice. These great videos of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons are probably some of the best classical music performances on the Internet. Enjoy. The videos are from the DVD named “I Musici”, a film by Anton van Munster.
- Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No. 1 (Lang Lang)
1,063 views in June 2015
Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang plays Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23. Orchestre de Paris conducted by Paavo Järvi. From the opening of the Philharmonie de Paris, January 2015. A brilliant interpretation of the famous piece.
- “O Sole Mio” From Three Great Tenors
962 views in June 2015
Three versions of the famous Neapolitan song “O Sole Mio”: Enrico Caruso, Jussi Björling, and Luciano Pavarotti.
“O sole mio” is a globally known Neapolitan song written in 1898. Its lyrics were written by Giovanni Capurro and the melody was composed by Eduardo di Capua. There are other versions of “‘O sole mio” but it is usually sung in the original Neapolitan language. ‘O sole mio is the Neapolitan equivalent of standard Italian Il sole mio and translates literally as “my sunshine”.
- Daniel Barenboim Plays Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata” (complete)
649 views in June 2015
Daniel Barenboim plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor “Quasi una fantasia”, Op. 27, No. 2, popularly known as the Moonlight Sonata. Recorded in 1983.
- Juan Diego Flórez – Bésame Mucho, Cielito Lindo and Granada
638 views in June 2015
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.
- La Carpinese – L’arpeggiata and Marco Beasley
618 views in June 2015
The early music ensemble L’Arpeggiata and Italian tenor Marco Beasley perform XVII century anonymous song La Carpinese, from the 2002 album “La Tarantella”. Dance: Anna Dego. Conductor: Christina Pluhar. Live performance at Versailles, 2004.
- Bach – Sarabande From Cello Suite No. 5 (Viol: Hille Perl)
613 views in June 2015
German virtuoso performer of the viola da gamba and lirone, Hille Perl plays “Sarabande” from Cello Suite No. 5 by Johann Sebastian Bach.
- Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto in E Minor Op. 64 (Hilary Hahn)
589 views in June 2015
American violinist Hilary Hahn plays Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 at the Korean Art Centre Concert Hall, in Seoul, Korea. Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Paavo Jarvi. June 11, 2012.
- Bach – Concerto for Two Violins (Yehudi Menuhin And David Oistrakh)
580 views in June 2015
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.
- Lang Lang Plays Isaac Albéniz Iberia (book I) – III. Fête-dieu À Seville
502 views in June 2015
Chinese pianist Lang Lang plays Fête-dieu à Seville from Iberia, a suite for piano composed between 1905 and 1909 by the Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz.