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Violinist Gil Shaham says Prokofiev "never wrote a bad note." But in Prokofiev's First Violin Sonata, Shaham is drawn more to the Sonata's back st...

Bought by WITF


  • Added: May 30, 2007
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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Like many Russian musicians in the 20th century, Sergei Prokofiev's music was under the direct supervision of the Russian government. Pianist Orli...

  • Added: May 31, 2008
  • Length: :24
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The First Violin Concerto by Prokofiev is not the traditional concerto where the soloist dominates the stage with long romantic melodies and show s...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: May 11, 2007
  • Length: :19
  • Purchases: 2
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Sergei Prokofiev has no bigger fans than Gil and Orli Shaham. Though Prokofiev's place in musical history is guaranteed by a relatively small numb...

  • Added: May 31, 2008
  • Length: :24
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Prokofiev's two Violin Sonatas, in music and mood, represent the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde of Violin Sonatas. The first is dark and even contains a ...

Bought by WITF


  • Added: May 29, 2007
  • Length: :18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Orli Shaham, Credit: Photo by Christian Steiner
Being a jack of all trades has its advantages, but as the saying goes, it doesn't necessarily make you a master of anything. A musical exception t...

  • Added: May 31, 2008
  • Length: :22
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From a bone chilling graveyard scene, to the sound of a heart beat that slows down and finally stops beating, Prokofiev's First Violin Sonata has j...

  • Added: May 31, 2008
  • Length: :23
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Concert pianist Michael Zarling competed at the same every-other-year competition in Bozeman, Montana, for 18 years, earning second every time. Thi...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 03:26
Caption: Yuja Wang
The young pianist from China, Yuja Wang is generating considerable excitement for her playing and astounding technical mastery of composers like Ra...

Bought by KUHF


  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: :18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sir James Galway
He plays Vivaldi, Prokofiev and Mozart – and also traditional Irish and Scottish music and Japanese folk songs. Even with this varied exposure to ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2008
  • Length: :21
Caption: Yefim Bronfman
For your Fundraising campaign, pianist Yefim Bronfman reminds listeners we all speak, hear and understand the universal language of music. Use thi...

Bought by KVNO and WMNR


  • Added: Dec 31, 2010
  • Length: :27
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Charles Dutoit
Composer Igor Stravinsky did not necessarily want us to hear or feel emotion in his music. According to conductor Charles Dutoit, Stravinsky was a...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2009
  • Length: :20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Charles Dutoit
Everyone, from the TV networks to Madison Avenue, wants the attention and especially the dollars from the 20 and 30-somethings. Even our orchestra...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2009
  • Length: :26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Orli Shaham, Credit: Christian Steiner
For your Fundraising campaign, pianist Orli Shaham asks your listeners to complete the listening-funding circle by making a contribution. Use this...

Bought by KVNO and WMNR


  • Added: Dec 31, 2010
  • Length: :24
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Yefim Bronfman
For your On-Air Fundraising: Think of this as a mini-fundraising "time-out" (or drop-in) to insert a little bit of musical insight, radio-craft, an...

Bought by KVNO and WMNR


  • Added: Dec 31, 2010
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Gerard Schwarz
How do performers and conductors choose the way they shape the music they play? It's different for each performer. Some look to history or academ...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2009
  • Length: :19
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Knowing the story or its inspiration is one way to get inside the music, but conductor Riccardo Muti says there's a more basic approach. Use this ...

  • Added: May 31, 2008
  • Length: :23
Caption: Orli Shaham, Credit: Photo by Christian Steiner
When it comes to talking to members of your immediate family, can you be direct, or do you need to walk on egg shells? Brother and sister musician...

  • Added: May 31, 2008
  • Length: :18
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When pianist Orli Shaham walks on stage to perform, she always says the same two words to her musical partner before playing the first note: "Have...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2008
  • Length: :21
Caption: Orli Shaham, Credit: Christian Steiner
Pianist Orli Shaham dreams of playing in front of the enthusiastic and traditionally very responsive audiences that attend the figure skating compe...

Bought by Northwest Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2008
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Violinist Julia Fischer often finds that she has to defend her age and her generation. The up and coming 24* year old admits she bristles a bit wh...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2007
  • Length: :29
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Violinist Gil Shaham plays with his sister Orli and her husband, conductor David Robertson. He also performs with his wife, violinist Adele Anthon...

Bought by WITF


  • Added: May 30, 2007
  • Length: :25
  • Purchases: 1
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When violinist Gil Shaham plays recitals with his sister Orli Shaham, members of the audience are often the victims of an innocent case of mistaken...

Bought by WITF


  • Added: May 29, 2007
  • Length: :18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sarah Chang
How does the musical life of a child prodigy begin? For Sarah Chang, playing the violin was simply a hobby. Use this 24 second clip to introduce ...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: :25
  • Purchases: 2
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Overnight success does happen but it's more myth than reality. Violinist Sarah Chang made her debut when she was 8 years old. Her success that ev...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: :18
  • Purchases: 2