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Tired of the same old Holiday Music? Pianist Stephen Hough has a few holiday tunes to add to your list. While they're not specifically Christmas ...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Nov 30, 2006
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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Composer Franz Liszt is best known as a composer, virtuoso performer and ladies' man. Pianist Stephen Hough says you could also call him an innova...

Bought by WITF


  • Added: Jul 31, 2007
  • Length: :26
  • Purchases: 1
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Before Madonna, Brittany and Paris, there was Godowsky. Leopold Godowsky was a piano virtuoso who dazzled audiences around the world in the early ...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: :35
  • Purchases: 2
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(Stephen Hough Received a 2008 Gramophone Award.) The pianist as composer and arranger is a tradition that goes back to Franz Liszt. They often s...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2008
  • Length: :23
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Pianist Stephen Hough talks about his approach to making transcriptions of well known music. It's a long-standing tradition that often got out of ...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: :32
  • Purchases: 2
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Classical Music isn't always SO SERIOUS. Pianist Stephen Hough has made a specialty of playing little novelty works, known as "miniatures." They'...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Nov 30, 2006
  • Length: :32
  • Purchases: 2
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You don't need to be Russian to play Rachmaninoff, although some well-meaning Russians have been known to make that nationalistic claim. Still, pi...

Bought by WITF


  • Added: Jul 30, 2007
  • Length: :32
  • Purchases: 1
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Sergie Rachmaninoff's music has been called everything from sappy and sentimental to over-done romantic gush. Pianist Stephen Hough strongly disag...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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Chopin's Ballades for piano scale some of the hefty dramatic and emotional heights that personify the "romantic" era of composition from the late 1...

Bought by WITF


  • Added: Jul 31, 2007
  • Length: :31
  • Purchases: 1
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For your Fundraising campaign, pianist Stephen Hough talks about the value and benefits of having classical music on the radio everyday, reminding ...

Bought by KVNO, WKCP, WMNR, Kansas Public Radio, KUHF and more


  • Added: Dec 31, 2010
  • Length: :24
  • Purchases: 22
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Virtuoso Voices offers you three types of classical music fundraising messages: Produced Funder Spots, Un-hosted Funders and Straight-read Funder Spots. All feature classical music's leading performers and conductors. Use these Funder Spots during your classical music fundraising shifts to add variety, credibility and authority to your on-air fundraising sound. The Virtuoso Voices Funders Series includes Gil Shaham, Joshua Bell, Hilary Hahn, Evelyn Glennie, Stephen Hough, Richard Stoltzman, Yolanda Kondonassis, Andrew Litton, Leila Josefowicz, Roy Goodman, Murray Perahia, Emanuel Ax, Andre Watts, the Canadian Brass, Riccardo Muti, Menahem Pressler, Garrick Ohlsson, Marin Alsop, Sharon Isbin and many others.

Caption: Andrew Litton, Credit: Steve J. Sherman
The challenge to successfully bringing off a virtuoso concerto is as challenging to the conductor as it is to the soloist... well almost as challen...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Jul 25, 2009
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
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Ask any musician what makes their instrument special, and maybe better than any other instrument, and they almost always point to the same characte...

  • Added: Feb 29, 2008
  • Length: :23
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For some musicians, giving concerts, teaching and making recordings is a full time job. Cellist Steven Isserlis wants more. Use this 23 second cl...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2008
  • Length: :23