Despite recording 20 albums over a 3-decade career, French concert cellist and educator Anne Gastinel had not explored Chopin’s chamber works on record—until now.
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According to baptismal records, Frederic Chopin's birth was actually on February 22, 1810, but like the rebel he is, he chose March 1 to celebrate his birthday.... Read More...
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Debussy wrote these two short dances to a commission from the instrument-making firm of Pleyel, keen to market its newly developed chromatic harp.
Many major piano competitions around the world now require semifinalists to play a chamber music round with strings.
Pablo Casals was a towering figure in the history of cello playing—at once artist, exponent, exemplar, and liberator.
Fritz Kreisler, who forever changed the way we listen to and play the violin, was a disarmingly charming revolutionary
Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers Continues Passionate Advocacy of New Music with Recent Concerto Commission Inspired by Amelia Earhart
For two decades, Anne Akiko Meyers has made it a hallmark of her artistic mission to expand the literature for violin by commissioning new works and championing them.
Schott's "Joy of Music: Virtuoso and Entertaining Pieces for Violin & Piano" is aimed at professional musicians and advanced amateurs interested in new discoveries outside the standard repertoire.