Live at the Whitney Museum NYC, as part of the JG Thirlwell Composer Spotlight.
JG Thirlwell- Laptop and compositions
Leyna Marika Papach – Violin
Elena Moon Park – Violin
Karen Waltuch – Viola
Felix Fan – Cello
David Broome – Piano
David Cossin – Percussion
Filmed and edited by Jeff Davidson
Variations for piano, op. 27, is a twelve-tone piece for piano composed by Anton Webern in 1936. It consists of three movements:
- Sehr mäßig (“Very moderate”)
- Sehr schnell (“Very fast”)
- Ruhig fließend (“Calm, flowing”)
Webern’s only published work for solo piano, the Variations are one of his major instrumental works and a seminal example of his late style. [source]
Glenn Gould – pianoforte, filmed in 1974.
A documentary about the art of Piano Playing with works by Beethoven, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Tschaikowsky, Mozart, Chopin u. a.
Art of Piano – Great Pianists of the 20th Century movie was released July 26, 2011 by the Kultur Films Inc. studio. From Ignaz Jan Paderewski in 1936 to Claudio Arrau in 1970, The Art of Piano features some of the most fascinating material, historically and musically, from the world’s film and television archives. Art of Piano – Great Pianists of the 20th Century movie Commentaries by Piotr Anderszewski, Daniel Barenboim, Schuyler Chapin, Sir Colin Davis, Gary Graffman, Evgeny Kissin, Zoltan Kocsis, Stephen Kovacevich, Paul Myers, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, György Sandor and Tamás Vásáry.
Using footage that was painstakingly collected over a two year period, THE ART OF PIANO features rare clips of eighteen amazingly talented pianists who reached career heights at the middle of the 20th century Art of Piano – Great Pianists of the 20th Century video. Featuring legends like Rachmaninoff, Hofman, Horowitz, and Glenn Gould performing live and on film, the theme of the video is tied together through interviews and commentary by conductors including Sir Colin Davis and Daniel Barenboim Art of Piano – Great Pianists of the 20th Century film. [source]
Artists: Arrau, Backhaus, Cortot, Cziffra, A. Fischer, Gilels, Hess, Hofmann, Horowitz, Michelangeli, Gould, Paderewski, Rachmaninoff, Richter, Rubinstein .
Donald Sturrock - Director / Pierre-Olivier Bardet - Executive Producer / Stephen Wright - Executive Producer / Clive Sugars - Executive Producer /Christian Labrande - Screenwriter / Donald Sturrock - Screenwriter / Release date Jul 26, 2011 / Runningtime 107 Minutes /
Hear and watch the Danish pianist Mathias Hammer perform Rued Langgaard‘s work for solo piano, Insectarium. Recorded by Cubus Film for the Langgaard Society and Dacapo.
Get the sheet music here.
A series of orchestral teasers for Peter Gabriel’s ‘New Blood’ record. The New Blood Orchestra recorded versions of Peter’s songs for a forthcoming album at Air Studios in June. The arrangements are by John Metcalfe and Richard Chappell led the team magically capturing the audio with the lovely people at Air. For more information on the album release and live dates visit petergabriel.com.
This Diet Coke ad features the London Symphony Orchestra performing the famous “just for the taste of it” jingle.
Alan Gilbert shows a certain comedic flair in promoting the New York Philharmonic’s forthcoming performances of György Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre (May 27-29). More videos are available on the Breughelland channel.
Sayaka Shoji (Violin)
Jonathan Nott (Conductor)
NHK Symphony Orchestra
Live performance of Frederic Rzewski’s Variations on ‘El pueblo unido jamas sera vencido!’ – Bobby Mitchell, piano – Jan. 19th, 2007 – Rochester, NY, USA.