It began in a car shed in Chennai, the southern Indian city formerly known as Madras. The year was 2008 and AR Rahman, the most successful composer in Indian history, was looking for a site for a music conservatoire – a place where young Indians
D Magazine The Classical Note: When Safe Orchestral Programming Backfires D Magazine Conductor Van Zweden and the orchestra (in generally top form) repeatedly rescued the show and managed to build a reasonable level of momentum.
Part 1. Understanding the line and other shapes in music I have been speaking to my flute students quite a bit lately about discovering shapes in their music. In flute we use musical line to direct our phrases, our breathing, and our energy.
PS-750 in Indian Onyx The Powell Sonaré PS-750 piccolo was introduced almost one year ago at the 2012 NFA in Las Vegas. Since that time, many have had the chance to test it and have shared their reviews with us. One of our previous posts shared...
Sam Most dies at 82; pioneering jazz flutist Los Angeles Times Sam Most, a pioneering jazz flutist who performed with a stylistically diverse range of artists, including Tommy Dorsey, Donald Byrd, Herbie Mann and Charles Mingus, died Thursday at...
She made her debut in 1919 at the Teatro La Fenice of Venice as Giorgetta in ‘’Tabarro’’. The next year she sang at the Teatro Comunale in Cesena as Francesca in F. Zandonai’s ‘’Francesca da Rimini’’, which counted as one of her star roles. In 1924 she undertook a very successful Australia tour. She sang the role of Francesca in 1927 at the Teatro Carlo Felice inGenoa as a partner of Giulio Crimi and Carmelo Maugeri. In 1927 at Switzerland she appeared as a member of Max Sauter's opera troupe. She retired from the stage during the early 1930’s. Chronology of some appearances 1920 Cesena Teatro Comunale Francesca da Rimini (Francesca)1922 Trieste Teatro Verdi Jacquerie di G.Marinuzzi1924 Melbourne His Majestic Tosca (Tosca)1926 Alessandria d'Egitto Teatro Mohamed Alì Tosca (Tosca)1929 Bari Teatro Petruzzelli Tosca (Tosca)1931 Barcellona Teatro Liceo Andrea Chenier (Maddalena)1932 Roma Teatro Dell'Opera Tosca (Tosca)
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The Super Bowl will have a touch of the classical this year: Opera star Renee Fleming will sing the national anthem. The four-time Grammy winner will perform before the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks play at ...
OUPblog (blog) Flutes and flatterers OUPblog (blog) A few curious things can be said about flute (which, of course, has nothing to do with lute). Unlike fiddle, this word is certainly of Romance descent.
Orchestral Excerpts - expert instruction Dear Flute Players, I have some University aged students asking about how to learn and perfect orchestral excerpts, and also I'll bet there are some younger flutists who need to know WHY these excerpts are...
Dear Flute Lovers, Here are three big intermediate flutist's questions from the past few months. Enjoy this fascinating read. These are questions everyone asks at some time or other. Enjoy and comment too!
During my long experience with teaching flute playing to students, I have come across some common problems that they usually face while playing the flute. I will list some of them for the sake of caution on your part as a flute learner.
Dallas has snatched Demarre McGill from Seattle to fill its upcoming vacancy. His brother, Anthony, is principal clarinet at the Met. demarre mcgill. Los Angeles Phil is also about to announce a new principal flute.
We can't say we're familiar with the flute/beatbox genre or if it even existed before now, but we certainly like what we're hearing here and although his facial expressions are frightening to say the least, the man must have the ...
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