Performance by Karl Larson https://karllarsonpiano.com Video: Four/Ten Media http://fourtenmedia.net Sheet music available at: https://www.mkt.com/roberthonstein/item/grand-tour ____________________ ABOUT THE PIECE Grand Tour (2014) Seven Movements 1. Per 2. Strada Nuova 3:57 3. Palazzo 5:42 4. Cruise Ship 9:44 5. Passeggiata 16:34 6. Lagoon 18:31 7. Per 27:05 Commissioned by Karl Larson and a consortium of pianists including […]
Watch Gabriela Martinez’s music video for Dan Visconti’s “Amplified Soul”, the title track for her Delos debut recording available November 11, 2016. Pre-Order: http://amzn.to/2cBeMaW Amplified Soul Gabriela Martinez, piano “Accomplished, talented, youthful and glamorous, [Martinez] is clearly headed for a major career.” —Boulder Weekly Brilliant young Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Martinez has been taking the classical […]
If you would like to perform this piece feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for the sheet music. This is a piece I wrote for piano and track. The track is only comprised of a recording of the same piece, but completely in reverse. That means if you were to take the audio from […]
Written by John Tavener in 2003, “Pratirūpa” is an exotic piece that unfolds like a Hindu ceremony and, in the composer’s words, “presents a series of self-reflecting resonances, harmonies, melodies and rhythms, which attempt to reflect the Divine Presence which resides in every human being.” In lieu of a traditional development, a sequence of meditations […]
Pianist and composer Haskell Small’s series of concerts entitled “Journeys in Silence,” focuses on music that is primarily quiet, spacious and of a mystical nature. The series features recitals of solo and chamber works by Small and other composers, as well as a series of multimedia chamber music events. He has recorded several of these […]
Belarca Records presents Rhythm of Silence, a new solo album by Japanese pianist Erika Tazawa, who now makes her home in the US. Rhythm of Silence is a program of 21st century piano music from the US, Italy and The Netherlands. Music on the album is composed by Francesco Di Fiore, Douwe Eisenga, Marc Mellits, […]
Philip Glass will be performing a benefit concert for the Garrison Institute on July 19, 2012 at 7 pm at the Garrison Institute. For more information and to buy tickets, visit the Garrison Institute website: http://www.garrisoninstitute.org/glass Philip Glass (piano) performs, “Mad Rush,” a piece originally written and performed by Glass in honor of the Dalai […]
Yamaha Entertainment Group presents Frederic Chiu in Distant Voices, an audio/video recording using the latest DCFX Concert Grand piano. Recorded at Ocean Way Studios on Music Row in Nashville in March 2015. Includes music of Claude Debussy and Gao Ping. Frederic Chiu plays Debussy’s Clair de Lune, from the Suite Bergamasque.
Yamaha Entertainment Group presents Frederic Chiu in Distant Voices, an audio/video recording using the latest DCFX Concert Grand piano. Recorded at Ocean Way Studios on Music Row in Nashville in March 2015. Includes music of Claude Debussy and Gao Ping. Frederic Chiu plays Gao Ping’s Katyusha, Homage to D. Shostakovich for Vocalizing Pianist.
“Water” for solo piano is one of a five piece elemental piano collection composed by Taylor Joshua Rankin. The others in this collection are: Fire, Earth, Air, and Ether https://taylorjoshua-rankin.squarespace.com/ These piano pieces were written and premiered in 2013 during Taylor’s senior year at Cal State East Bay, in Hayward CA, under the direction of […]
Frederic Rzewski’s De Profundis (1992) infuses text from Oscar Wilde’s homonymous letter with stylistically varying piano interludes and accompaniment to create a theatrical work challenging the single performer as pianist and vocalist. Its vocal effects containing pitched and unpitched syllables, breathing sounds, groans, sighs, humming, and whistling, compounded with choreography and use of a bicycle […]
Nicolas Horvath, piano Edited images: Nikolai Westgarth Promovideo #2 “How Now” “Every new musical language requires new performance skills,” asserted Philip Glass when he introduced ‘How Now’. It was composed in 1968, when Glass “was beginning to work in a highly reductive, repetitive style that made most of the musicians who encountered it very angry. […]
John Cage (1912-1992): In a landscape, for piano (1948). Margaret Leng Tan, pianoforte. Cover image: painting by Blinky Palermo. The rhythmic structure is 15 x 15 measures (5-7-3), following the structure of the dance for which it was written. The piece is similar to Dream, but the fixed gamut of tones is more extensive. Resonances […]
Sarah Cahill plays the Seventh Collection, Pattern B, from Mamoru Fujieda’s Patterns of Plants, at the Berkeley Arts Festival performance space on September 14, 2014. This piece is featured on her recording of Fujieda’s music for Pinna Records, released on September 16, 2014. For more information, visit http://pinnarecords.com. Video: Charles Smith
Nataliya Medvedovskaya plays “Hourglass” by Rain Worthington. This deeply emotional composition expresses how the shifting sands of an hourglass resemble the delicacy and variable passage of time itself. Rain Worthington has a distinctly unique voice within the field of contemporary music. As critic, Kyle Gann noted in Chamber Music magazine, her music “…take(s) ideas of […]