To continue my thematic catalogue of my works I will have Part II for my many not-so-fantastic (and two quite good) concerti. Most were written in 2009 so there are going to be lots that are actually tonal.
Recorder Concerto in A minor (a couple of weeks in September 2008)
Instrumentation: Alto or Sopranino recorder and strings.
Description: This concerto was written right after I found out I didn't win a
Updated Feb-17-2012 at 08:29 by ComposerOfAvantGarde
This is the eleventh of Pierre's Twelve Days of Blogging
Our next pianist featured in this "On YouTube" series is Russian-born piano virtuoso Vladimir Horowitz (1903-1989).
We have come to know and love Horowitz through the myriad of recordings he produced for over 60 years; beginning in 1926 on a piano roll system for Welte-Mignon, then with audio
Updated Jan-03-2012 at 12:31 by itywltmt
This is the tenth of Pierre's Twelve Days of Blogging
The next three instalments of the blog will feature YouTube playlists of famous pianists - in keeping with the ITYWLTMT Pianothon theme for January. The first such playlist is dedicated to Sergei Rachmaninov - not as a composer, but as a conecert pianist. This is nothing new - Liszt made a fine career as a concertist as
This is the ninth of Pierre's Twelve Days of Blogging.
From the Vienna Philharmonic's website:
It has long been a Philharmonic tradition at the New Year to present a program consisting of the lively and at the same time nostalgic music from the vast repertoire of the Johann Strauss family and its contemporaries. These concerts not only delight the
Updated Jan-01-2012 at 21:29 by itywltmt
This is the eighth of Pierre's Twelve Days of Blogging.
What if you had to go to jail on New Year's Eve - what would you do?
Party, of course!
That's essentially the plot for the Johann Strauss operetta DIe Fledermaus (The bat). There's of course love, flirtations, drinking and the great music of Strauss! What else could you ask for?
Austrians have a long tradition of welcoming the New Year with a performance of Die Fledermaus. Musical
Updated Dec-31-2011 at 15:30 by itywltmt