Here is the latest addition to Bärenreiter’s Easy String Ensemble series. These six simple but catchy melodies are ideal for early ensemble training and for first concert performances.
Oxford University Press’ newest title in its Notes for Performers series offers historical and analytical information on 35 pieces for the viola, from Bach to Weber.
New Sheet Music—A Beethoven Rarity: Three Piano Quartets, Written at Age 15, are the Only Pieces He Wrote in this Genre
When Beethoven, aged barely 15, composed these three piano quartets, the genre was rare and not yet part of an established chamber-music tradition.
On “Now More Than Ever,” the Katie McNally Trio tackles a mix of traditional and self-penned strathspeys, reels, and fiddle tunes.
Review: ‘Mythologies,’ Anna Clyne (Jennifer Koh, violin; BBC Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop, cond.)
Anna Clyne's "Mythologies" kicks off with the symphonic sweep of Masquerade, a sprawling orchestral fantasia commissioned in 2013 by the BBC to open the “Last Night” of the Proms.
Wilhelmina Smith’s recital of virtually unrecorded solo cello music by veteran Danish composers Per Nørgård (b. 1932) and Poul Ruders (b. 1949) could go into any 21st-century cellist’s performance repertoire.
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A Tale of Grief: Silkroad Ensemble Delivers a Heartbreaking Performance of Golijov’s ‘Falling Out of Time’
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