June 2008

Carl Reinecke harpconcerto

June 24, 2008 23:33

We played with an amateurorchestra the harpconcerto of Reinecke. I could hardly play with my frozen shoulder, but they let me play back in the back. With Youtube everybody has the oppurtunity to hear and judge (there must be better orchestra's in the world) this unknown piece of Carl Reinecke:


Part1 (it was longer than 10 mintes, so I cut it in to parts)Carl Reinecke harpconcerto. After 7.50 minutes a brassplayer let fall his sordine

Part1 the rest+ part2 Carl Reinecke harpconcerto

Part3 Carl Reinecke harpconcerto

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Naxosnews7 recording of the unknown Leon de Saint-Lubin + Festival Classique in The Hague

June 21, 2008 04:37

Naxos has recorded the unknown Leon de Saint-Lubin
Here a piece of this good but forgotten composer on Youtube. It has 4 ratings with the maximum of 5 stars "awesome" and 4 positive comments and 407 views in 5 days.

Anastasia Khitruk recorded a CD of music by Leon de Saint-Lubin for Naxos Records. Produced in Toronto by Bonnie & Norbert Kraft
(Of course the big man behind this project is another violinist.com blogger Jonathan Frohnen)

Furthermore I was at the Festival Classique in The Hague, Netherlands. A friend made this foto of a short pianoconcert of a pianist behind a car for 100 persons and other traffic passing by. The driver only stopped 10 minutes and after the concert of 10 minutes they drove on to the next place on another street to give again a concert. They were happy that it was good whether


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Eugene Ysaye 150 th birthday on 16- july 2008

June 17, 2008 12:55

I made a compilation video on Youtube of Ysaye of pieces I like much. Sometimes his impressionistic romantic music with different atmospheres moves you and remind you of the rainy Ardennes of Belgium. His orchestrated pieces like Poeme Elegiaque makes more impression with orchestra than with piano..

Fragments op Sonate opus 27 nr1, nr5, nr1 2th part, Poeme Elegiaque opus 12, Chants d'hivers opus 15, violinconcerto no.8 3th part, Divertimento opus 24

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Vieuxtemps opus 22 Tarantelle+ opus 53 Decision violin/piano

June 10, 2008 14:20

Hi, I made 2 video's of Henry Vieuxtemps opus 22 Tarantelle+ opus 53 Decision violin/piano with a lot of photo's of Vieuxtemps and violins on cards and pictures to give those difficult pieces more speed:
Tarantelle opus 22

Decision opus 53

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二胡 Erhu - Wang Ying's Carmen 王颖 - 卡门 + Aaron Rosand playing Enesco opus9 Prelude unisono

June 7, 2008 07:24

Is an Erhu a Chinese violin or a small cello?

And here Aaron Rosand playing Enesco opus9 Prelude unisono
I made this Youtube video of several pictures of Ensco:

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2 Vieuxtemps video's added on Youtube

June 4, 2008 14:42

I just added 2 Vieuxtemps video's added on Youtube.

The most beautiful slow part of a violinconcerto ever written (in my opinion) of the 7th violinconcerto of Vieuxtemps.

And a salonpiece for violin and piano with about the same photo's I made and which I found on internet with google pictures.

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