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  1. Haydn: The "Tween" Symphomnies

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    My post today lines up somewhat with my ongoing look at the music of Joseph Haydn - cello works last week, and my 3-pat series (finishing Friday) look at the Paris symphonies.

    In the first post of that series, I spoke of Haydn's contract with the Court of Esterházy and how Haydn, in renewing that commitment, received more freedom to compose for other orchestras and for other sponsors. The Paris symphonies (composed for the Comte d'Ogny) and the London symphonies
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    Updated May-21-2013 at 10:32 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Concerts , Recorded Music
  2. Mozart Recital from the Gardner Museum

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    Mozart ...and Much More!

    Our second Mozrt and Much More post is a set of three pieces performed in recital at the Gardner Museum of Boston – which we visited often this summer in our Sonata series.


    To begin, Mozart's Piano Quartet G minor, K. 478, is considered the first major piece composed for piano quartet in the chamber music repertoire. Cast in Mozart's most dramatic key, the
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    Updated Sep-11-2012 at 10:29 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Musicians , Concerts
  3. The Summer of the Sonata - Part Six

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    Summer of the Sonata
    “The Summer of the Sonata” Community Project
    ISGM Music Library


    For our last sonata recital from the Gardner museum, I thought it would be a nice change to not feature a single artist, but rather offer a few sonatas from different composers and instrument combinbations from the Gardner's excellent music library.

    Charles Ives' "Concord" Sonata
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  4. The Summer of the Sonata - Part Five

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    Summer of the Sonata
    “The Summer of the Sonata” Community Project
    Artist's Website

    We have three more installments to our summer series on sonatas in August - this week's and next's are from the Gardner museum in Boston, and our last will be a Once Upon the Internet, featuring another complete album from the days of the original MP3.COM.

    This week, we return to piano sonatas, and our performer is Finnsih pianist Paavali Jumppanen, often featured
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  5. The Summer of the Sonata - Part Two

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    http://www.talkclassical.com/20094-summer-sonata.html
    www.seymourlipkin.com/


    A student of Rudolf Serkin and Mieczyslaw Horszowski at the Curtis Institute of Music, Seymour Lipkin won the prestigious Rachmaninoff Competition at age 19. He went on to appear with all of America"s "top five" orchestras (New-York, Boston, Philadelphia, Cleveland,
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