Posted by haynhi on 25/04/2011
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet – Montagues and Capulets, Dance Of The Knights
Beethoven – String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor – Mov. 3-4/4
Beethoven – Symphony No. 5 in C Minor (1)
Beethoven – Symphony No. 5 in C Minor (2)
Ashokan Farewell (Jay Ungar) old time fiddle style
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Posted by haynhi on 19/04/2011
The BBC Proms 2011 Season, arguably the world’s largest classical music festival, has been launched – http://www.bbc.co.uk/proms/features/launch-day/.
The site features a video clip of Benjamin Grosvenor who will be the youngest soloist to perform in the First Night of the Proms.
His official website says: “The eighteen year old British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor is internationally recognized for his electrifying performances and penetrating interpretations.”
And here’s a YouTube video of his performance at the BBC Young Musician of the Year contest when he was 11:
Proms ticket sale starts on May 7th while ‘Promming’ places are always available on the door for £5 each though the queues for some performances can start as early as 7AM.
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Posted by haynhi on 05/09/2010
Someone commented on YouTube that “classical music is basically sex for your ears”. Here’s the piece that the comment was posted on.
Try these ones as well to see if they fit the description.
Einaudi’ Fuori Dalla Notte (Out of the Night?)
Nyman’s The Heart Asks Pleasure First
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Posted by haynhi on 06/03/2010
Andre Rieu playing the Godfather love theme.
Listened to it on Classic FM while driving around West London today. What a classic!
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Posted by haynhi on 05/03/2010
From BBC World Service:
Singer Nana Mouskouri donates her pension to Greece
And here she’s with the Serenade
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Posted by haynhi on 01/03/2010
|My all time favourite
And this nice parody of James Blunt’s You’re Beautiful
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Posted by nikarai on 26/02/2010
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Posted by haynhi on 25/12/2009
That’s another year almost over. Listen to this and listen to your heart! Merry Xmas and Happy New Year!
Sarasate – Aires Zingaros – Sarah Chang (Violin) & Berliner
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Posted by haynhi on 30/10/2009
21. Edgar Cruz – Bohemian Rhapsody (classical guitar)
22. Joshua Bell – Bruch violin concerto (movt 1)
23. Mozart, Symphony No. 40 in G minor, first movement
24. Dvorak – Symphony No. 9 “The New World” H.Karajan.
25. Yo-Yo Ma The Swan Saint-Saens
26. Spanish Dance No.1 by Manuel de Falla
27. Salut d’Amour, Op. 12 – Edward Elgar
28. A. Dvorak – Slavonic dance No. 2 in E minor op. 72
29. Ludovico Einaudi – Indaco and Divenire – [LIVE]
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