Thursday, March 30, 2017

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Aaron Rosand – Glazunov Violin Concerto, 1967 [VIDEO]

Amazing 1967 archival footage of American violin virtuoso Aaron Rosand performing Glazunov Violin Concerto in A Minor - with conductor Reynold Giovaninetti and the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | William Primrose – Paganini Caprice No. 5 (Arr. Viola) [AUDIO]

Legendary Scottish virtuoso violist William Primrose performing his own viola transcription of Paganini's Solo Caprice No. 5. Recorded live on May 5th, 1934 - in London. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCb9QAiBiAM&showinfo=0&autohide=1 WILLIAM...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts – 2012 Hannover International Comp [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 16 year old Dutch-American VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts performing Debussy's Violin Sonata - in the Semi-Final of the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Erica Morini – Glazunov Violin Concerto, Live, 1954 [AUDIO]

Live 1954 archival performance of Austrian-born violinist Erica Morini performing Glazunov's Violin Concerto in A Minor - with conductor Alfred Wallenstein and the Los Angeles...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | The Fully-Playable Paper & Cardboard Organ [WOW]

Introducing the fully-playable organ ... constructed entirely from paper, cardboard and a transparent sheet of plastic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cD1NPvRNLQ&showinfo=0&autohide=1 PAPER & CARDBOARD ORGAN | BY PAPER ENGINEER ALIAKSEI...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Newly Premiered – Lera Auerbach Violin Concerto No. 4, 2017 [FIRST]

Violinist Leonidas Kavakos performing the world premiere performance of Russian-born American composer Lera Auerbach’s 'NYx: Fractured Dreams' Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 4. Commissioned and premiered by the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Cellist Leonard Elschenbroich – Elgar Cello Concerto, 2016 [VIDEO]

German cellist Leonard Elschenbroich performing Elgar's Cello Concerto in E Minor - with conductor Edward Gardner and the Bergen Philharmonic. Recorded live on 1st September...

MANIC MONDAY | Meet the ‘Phonoliszt-Violina’ – Automated Piano and Violins [WTF]

Introducing the 'Phonoliszt-Violina' ... an automated antique fair instrument combining a piano with three violins. The Phonoliszt-Violina was constructed by German piano maker Hupfeld in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ruggiero Ricci – Dvorak Violin Concerto, Live, 1981 [GEM]

Never-before-uploaded 1981 live performance of the late-American virtuoso Ruggiero Ricci performing Dvorak’s Violin Concerto in A Minor. Recorded live at the Sydney Opera House -...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Tatsuki Narita – Beethoven’s ‘Spring’ Sonata, 2017 [VIDEO]

25 year old Japanese VC Young Artist Tatsuki Narita performing Beethoven’s ‘Spring’ Violin Sonata - with collaborative pianist Yun-Yang Lee. Recorded live at a private...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Rising Star Daniel Lozakovich – 2011 Grumiaux Comp, Aged 9 [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 9 year old VC Rising Star Daniel Lozakovich's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2011 Grumiaux...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Lara St. John – ‘Highwire’ Bach Violin Concerto, 2000 [VIDEO]

2000 archival footage of Canadian violinist Lara St. John performing Bach's Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor with a 'Highwire' gymnast. Filmed in Toronto courtesy of...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | 2016 Wieniawski Comp Winners – Vivaldi ‘Concerto for Four Violins’ [VIDEO]

Violinist Maxim Vengerov, VC Young Artist Bomsori Kim and Veriko Tchumburidze and violinist Seiji Okamoto performing Vivaldi's 'Concerto in B Minor for Four Violins'. Recorded...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto (Arr. Solo Trumpet) [WOWZA]

American trumpeter extraordinaire Malcolm McNab performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto .... arranged for solo trumpet. Recorded with conductor Gary Grant and the Altadena Pro Musica - for...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Zita Bruzaite – ‘Canzona’ for Solo Violin, 2017 [VIDEO]

17 year old Japanese VC Young Artist Rennosuke Fukuda performing Lithuanian composer Zita Bruzaite’s newly-premiered ‘Canzona’ for Solo Violin. The 5 minute solo work was commissioned for...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Vadim Repin – Sofia Gubaidulina’s ‘Offertorium’ Violin Concerto, 2016 [VIDEO]

Russian violinist Vadim Repin performing Sofia Gubaidulina's 'Offertorium' for Violin and Orchestra - with conductor Vladimir Jurowski and the State Academic Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live...

MANIC MONDAY | Bohemian Rhapsody (Arr. Antique Fairground Pipe Organ) [WTF]

The classic rock song 'Bohemian Rhapsody' ... skillfully arranged for an 1905 81-key antique Fairground Pipe Organ .... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTnGI6Knw5Q&showinfo=0&autohide=1 QUEEN | BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY  (ARR.MARENGHI FAIRGROUND ORGAN)   

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Gyorgy Pauk – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, 1992 [VIDEO]

1992 archival footage of Hungarian-born violinist Gyorgy Pauk performing Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor - with conductor Christian Ehwald and the NHK Symphony Orchestra. The...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violinist Andres Cardenes – 1982 Tchaikovsky Violin Competition [VIDEO]

Amazing 1982 archival footage of Cuban-born violinist Andres Cardenes' prize-winning performance - in the Final of the 1982 Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition. VC recently caught up...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Happy Birthday in the Style of a Shostakovich Quartet [WOWZA]

Dutch cellist and composer Martijn Dendievel's original arrangement of 'Happy Birthday' .... in the style of a Shostakovich String Quartet ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihsgKtw71HM&showinfo=0&autohide=1 MARTIJN DENDIEVEL | HAPPY BIRTHDAY...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | The Shirtless Violinist – “Another Day of Ellen” [NEW]

In his newest upload, Matthew Olson … a.k.a 'The Shirtless Violinist' performs 'Another Day of Sun' from the Oscar award-winning film 'La La Land' ... with a...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Kerson Leong – Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 4, 2016 [VIDEO]

19 year old Canadian VC Young Artist Kerson Leong performing Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 4 in A Minor - with collaborative pianist Louis Lortie. Recorded live...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | American Composer Tom Vignieri – #Note4Note For Violin & Piano, 2017 [NEW]

American composer Tom Vignieri’s newly commissioned 2 1/2 minute piece ‘#Note4Note’ for violin and piano. Premiered by From the Top alumni, 22 year old VC...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Wolfgang Schneiderhan – Beethoven Violin Concerto, 1954 [AUDIO]

Never-before-uploaded 1954 archival audio of legendary Vienna Philharmonic Concertmaster Wolfgang Schneiderhan performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto - with conductor Sergiu Celibidache and Orchestra Sinfonica di...

MANIC MONDAY | YouTube Composing Sensation Andrew Huang – ‘The Glorious Midi Unicorn’ [WOW]

YouTube midi composing sensation Andrew Huang's latest composition ... 'The Glorious Midi Unicorn'. "The challenge in this process was to come up with melodies and...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ruggiero Ricci – Paganini ‘Nel Cor Piu Non Mi Sento’, 1970 [AUDIO]

Never-before-uploaded 1970 archival audio of the late-Italian virtuoso Ruggiero Ricci performing Paganini’s virtuosic ‘Variations on 'Nel cor più non mi sento’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySkFBvPC7nI&showinfo=0&autohide=1 RUGGIERO RICCI | PAGANINI...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Miriam Fried – 1971 Queen Elisabeth Competition 1st Prize [AUDIO]

Amazing 1971 archival audio of the then 24 year old Miriam Fried's 1st prize winning performance - in the Final of the Queen Elisabeth...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist & Model Filip Pogady – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, 2017 [VIDEO]

Violin virtuoso and fashion model Filip Pogady performing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto - with conductor Steven Byess and Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded live on February 18th,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Henryk Szeryng – Sibelius Violin Concerto, 1959 [AUDIO]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1959 audio recording of violin virtuoso Henryk Szeryng performing Sibelius's Violin Concerto in D Minor - with conductor Ernest Bour and Orchestre...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Augustin Hadelich – 2006 Indianapolis Violin Comp, 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Incredible 2006 archival footage of Italian-born German violinist VC Artist Augustin Hadelich performing Chopin's 'Nocturne in C Sharp Minor' - with pianist Rohan de...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | TwoSet Violin – ‘Game of Thrones’ Violin Concerto [WTF]

TwoSet Violin violinists Eddy Chen and Bretty 'Bangs' Yang performing the 'Game of Thrones' Violin Concerto ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGm7BFBbNrs&showinfo=0&autohide=1 TWOSET VIOLIN | GAME OF THRONES X SIBELIUS VIOLIN...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Michael Daugherty – 3-Time Grammy Winning ‘Tales of Hemingway’ [CONGRATS]

American cellist Zuill Bailey performing Michael Daugherty's 3-time Grammy award winning 'Tales of Hemingway' for Solo Cello and Orchestra. Premiered in April 2015 with conductor Giancarlo...

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