Say you have tickets for a full season of piano concerts at you local auditorium.
Imagine that for every concert the pianists play the same pieces, on the same piano, tuned the exact same way and placed at the same position on the stage. Furthermore the public that attends the concert is always...
I've been thinking about the primitive origins of the different acoustic instrument groups. Wondering about those early humans and their experiences and wondering if perhaps there is anything that links those experiences to Western music, as we know it.
All STRING instruments, from my...
In the pop music industry there is the "Top 40", which represents the 40 songs that get the most air time, so I thought, in classical music, for you personally, which 40 pieces of music have YOU listened to the most? (most "ear-time" :))
Perfection is an ideal, perhaps not truly attainable, but some recordings come :devil: devilishly close to it. I won't define for you what a perfect recording is. I'll leave that up to you, but I would like to know which recordings you consider to be sooooo good, you truly cannot imagine finer.
I recently saw the BBC documentary "Imagine Being a Concert Pianist" and there are a few excerpts in there which are very haunting but unidentified. So I am just curious if anybody here can identify them. This will help me sleep at night. :-D
- This one is indeed haunting.