All of my research over the years was based on the assumption that the wood of the great masters underwent an aggressive chemical treatment and this had a direct role in creating the great sound of the Stradivarius and the Guarneri
," Nagyvary says.
To be honest, the suggested alternatives are merely mentions of what I consider the most interesting performances of the Dvorak after the Guarneri
Teacher and member of the celebrated Guarneri
Trio Prague, he talks about his unusual family background, meetings with cello legends, and life under communism, but also gives his views on contemporary politics, for example, because Marek Jerie is a man of many interests and his concerns are far from being restricted to the cello and music.
is the author of The Heart Speaks: A Cardiologist Reveals the Secret Language of Healing (Touchstone, February 2006).
Schubert: 'Trout' Quintet & 'Arpeggione' Sonata - Emanuel Ax, Guarneri
Quartet, Lynn Harrell, James Levine (RCA Red Seal 82876 55270 2) pounds 5.
Arnold is the first violinist with the esteemed Guarneri
String Quartet; Victor is a professor of piano at the University of Oregon.
Also named were Elia Guarneri
to CFO and Rob Garnsey to the post of Vice President, Operations.
For the making of what was the Italian Guarneri
Certainly, the Smetana Trio has given it an expressiveness of tone that I missed even in the Supraphon recording by the Guarneri
Trio (although that of course has its own qualities) but the trio takes brilliantly to the full-blooded romanticism of Fibich in the first movement, while they will certainly play the central Adagio ma non troppo rather differently in the fullness of time, perhaps even more subtly in the details.
The hardcore classical Czech repertoire is strongly represented at the Royal Pump Rooms with performers including the Panocha Quartet, pianist Marin Lapsansky, the Guarneri
Piano Trio of Prague, violinists Jana Novakova and Bohuslav Matousek, the Martinu Quartet and soprano Eva Garajova performing music by Dvorak, Janacek, Suk, Martinu, Fibich and Smetana.
Dubbed "Heart of the City," celebration 2003 will feature a number of musical acts, including Guarneri
Underground, Satin Love Orchestra, Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Tony Furtado and the American Gypsies, Marcus Eaton, Candy Kane, and Luther Wright and the Wrongs.
Paganini: After a Dream Regina Carter (Verve) ***The idea of jazz being played on the most famous violin in classical music might have caused uproar among purists but after being invited by the city of Genoa in Italy to play Paganini's sacred Guarneri
, Carter has selected a repertoire that helps bridge the gap between classical and jazz.
Other confirmed acts include the Austin Lounge Lizards, Perla Batalla, Women in Blues, the Visible Men, Syrius Jones, the Satin Love Orchestra, Gypsy Soul, Medicine Drum, Guarneri
Underground and Swing Shift.
Mr Warren-Green (playing a Guarneri
violin dated 1725) was superb in the violin solo by Strauss junior.
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