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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...

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  • 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...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2009
  • Length: :26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Charles Dutoit
Everyone has a view on the "youth of today," including conductor Charles Dutoit. When it comes to today's youth, he's not a grouch, but he would l...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2009
  • Length: :28
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Caption: Charles Dutoit
When Gustav Holst wrote what would become his most famous work, "The Planets," he did not include Pluto in the seven movement suite. Coincidently,...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2009
  • Length: :23
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Caption: Pascal Roge
Some performers dread hearing their old recordings, or any of their recordings for that matter. Pascal Roge's performances of the Saint-Saens Pian...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: :21
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Caption: Pascal Rogé
Saint-Saens wrote the Piano Concerto No. 5 while on vacation in Egypt. He incorporated an ancient Egyptian melody within the music, and evokes a M...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2010
  • Length: :26
Caption: James Ehnes
When something has been around for a while and has become extremely popular, it can be easy to take it for granted. The Violin Concerto by Max Bru...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2010
  • Length: :18
Caption: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
The Piano Concerto No. 2 by Liszt basically consists of one short theme that the composer recycles multiple times. While the melody is continually...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2009
  • Length: :20
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The Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No. 2 begins quite dramatically with a thick, almost foggy texture. But, in the second movement, pianist Jean-Yves ...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2008
  • Length: :19
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The Piano Concerto No. 5 by Saint-Saens is known as the "Egyptian" Concerto, because it includes a melody from a song Saint-Saens heard while vacat...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2008
  • Length: :25
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Getting started, whether you're writing a term paper, a novel or a piano concerto, can be tough. But you have to get off to a good start. That's ...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2008
  • Length: :21