Marcel Chyrzyński – Farewell for cello and piano

I love the way YouTube provides the serendipitous discovery of music that is new to me, much the way browsing the shelf at a library has done with books, music, and other things. Such was the case with the above piece by Marcel Chyrzyński. You can find a collection of his pieces that are on YouTube on [Read More…]

Happy International Jazz Day!

I had forgotten that it is International Jazz Day today. To mark the occasion, I give you pianist Hiromi Uehara in concert. Enjoy! [Read more…]

Doctor Who Theme (Classical Piano Version)

This is my new favorite arrangement of the Doctor Who theme. Don’t miss the pianist’s costume changes! Via Mashable. HT Jeff Carter on Facebook. [Read more…]

Ennio Porrino’s Sonata Dramatica

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Kuhn Rhapsodies

I don’t think I had heard of composer Joseph F. Kuhn before coming across this YouTube video. If you like late Romantic music, and especially piano concertos of that era, you will like this. The video includes three works: Manhattan Rhapsody, Midnight Rhapsody, and Rhapsody d’Amour, all from 1961. There are moments which are highly reminiscent of works like [Read More…]

Heather Schmidt – Concerto No.3 for Piano and String Orchestra

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Natko Devčić – Ballade for piano and orchestra

This lovely example of 20th century romanticism by Croatian composer Natko Devčić first came to my attention a few days ago. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.   [Read more…]

Angels We Have Heard Inside and Outside a Piano

HT Cate Pickens and many others who’ve shared this recently. [Read more…]

O Come Emmanuel

Here’s “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” arranged for cello and piano and performed by The Piano Guys:   [Read more…]

Siegfried Langgaard – Piano Concerto No.1

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