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Stanford’s new player piano collection brings sounds of history to life

Stanford’s new player piano collection brings sounds of history to life

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[MUSIC] Stanford University. [MUSIC] We listen to Gershwin playing, Sweet and Lowdown. One of his favorite tunes, that he would play at parties for friends, and you get to hear, every rhythmic trick in the book. The impression that is this sounds just like George. This sounds like George on a really good day. [MUSIC]>>The […]

Famous Piano Classics that Aren’t Difficult to Learn

Famous Piano Classics that Aren’t Difficult to Learn

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Hollywood Scores & Soundtracks: What Do They Sound Like? Do They Sound Like Things?? Let’s Find Out!

Hollywood Scores & Soundtracks: What Do They Sound Like? Do They Sound Like Things?? Let’s Find Out!

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(Marco Beltrami) If they’re trying to do something that’s truly original in their film, there’s not gonna be a temp score that works for it because the temp score is for another movie. And so being able to show how their temp score is actually a detriment to their film, that is a handicap to […]

Anna Meredith: The Shape of Music

Anna Meredith: The Shape of Music

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What’s gonna be powerful is a very instinctive choice, and I’ve learned to trust my own judgment about what is gonna have impact. I can tell when I’m writing that something’s going well because it makes me physically get out of my feet and shouting at my laptop: “Yes.” I can tell that this is […]

RYN SCOTT – NOISE (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

RYN SCOTT – NOISE (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

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DON’T YOU QUIT ON ME NOW (DON’T YOU QUIT ON ME) THIS IS BLOOD SWEAT AND TEARS RIGHT HERE WHAT’S HOLDIN’ YOU DOWN? (I SAID WHAT’S HOLDIN’ YOU DOWN?) DON’T LISTEN TO THE NOISE NOT HIM NOT HER NOT NOW CUZ SOMEDAY THESE MEMORIES ARE GONNA MAKE YOU PROUD THEY’RE GONNA MAKE YOU PROUD YEAH […]

Empowering CREATIVES – Ep. 1 – Mad for ART? (Music & Mental Health)

Empowering CREATIVES – Ep. 1 – Mad for ART? (Music & Mental Health)

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The world loves creatives! The general population can name more musicians, artists, actors, and authors than scientists, psychologists, mathematicians, and lawyers But while society and culture venerate the likes of Ludwig von Beethoven, Vincent van Gogh, Marilyn Monroe, and Sylvia Plath, they also hold the stigma of suffering. This association has been ingrained in our […]

Sami Yusuf – Hamziyya (Live at the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music)

Sami Yusuf – Hamziyya (Live at the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music)

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Music of Today | The Next Generation: Claire Chase (flute) & Dai Fujikura (composer)

Music of Today | The Next Generation: Claire Chase (flute) & Dai Fujikura (composer)

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Hello, I’m Claire. I play the flute. I’m here with my dear friend Dai, composer and we’re so excited to bring Dai’s wonderful flute concerto to Music of Today on January 20th with the Philharmonia Orchestra. Well, Dai, why don’t we start with how we met. Yeah, well you like to talk about this. I […]

Our Music S1E5: The Evolution of the Orchestra

Our Music S1E5: The Evolution of the Orchestra

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Hello! Today I want to answer a question for everyone wondering How is that the orchestra got to be the way it is? Welcome to OUR MUSIC, a podcast to unlock your imagination to the possibilities of classical music. The word orchestra comes from ancient Greece, and really meant the place where the chorus sang, […]

New Orchestral Work by Danny Elfman comes to The Soraya in 2019

New Orchestral Work by Danny Elfman comes to The Soraya in 2019

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I’m here in the studios of Danny Elfman to talk about his new composition, a violin concerto called “Eleven Eleven” that will be performed at The Soraya on April 4, 2019 with violinist Sandy Cameron. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I always thought that my first concerto where I were […]