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“Only the greatest artists are able to maintain the freshness of discovery with the depth of thoughtfulness. Martha Argerich is one of them.” interlude.hk/great-performer…
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Itzhak Perlman and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street. 🤩
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Countless composers were active during this exciting period in musical history, so we decided to compile our own subjective list of the ten greatest Baroque composers. Is your favorite here? interlude.hk/baroque-compose…
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Chopin died on this date in 1849. Find out why there was controversy surrounding his funeral, and why performing the music required special dispensation: interlude.hk/behind-curtain-…
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#OTD, on 17 October 1849, Frédéric Chopin died at the age of 39. Learn more about his final illness, and how editors dealt with the posthumous music he left behind: interlude.hk/on-this-day-17-…
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Two piano legends: Martha Argerich and Arthur Rubinstein. 🤩
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We look at the circumstances and inspirations that shaped the music of Anton Bruckner, from Catholicism to Wagner to intense professional criticism. interlude.hk/anton-bruckner/
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Interesting article on the difference between practicing and performing 😊🎹 #pianist #piano
"If we take too many of the neuroses of the practise room into our performance, we may end up with a performance which can feel stilted." Learn more about balancing these two very different roles: interlude.hk/split-personali…
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Pianist Vladimir Horowitz and poodle. 😍
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"Driven to the infamous Lubyanka prison, she was interrogated, tortured and sentenced to 20 years of hard labor in the Siberian gulag." Find out why the story of Lina Prokofiev's marriage is one of the most haunting in classical music history. interlude.hk/lina-wolf-serge…
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We look at Chopin's mazurkas, and a stellar recording of the first one by Polish pianist Ryszard Bakst: interlude.hk/bringing-poland…
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We're looking at the storied history of the Pulitzer Prize for music. Find out how many of the pieces on this list of 1940s and 1950s winners you know: interlude.hk/the-pulitzer-pr…
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Happy birthday to Benjamin Britten's beloved "Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra", which had its concert premiere #otd 15 October 1946 in Liverpool! Did you grow up hearing this piece? interlude.hk/britten-young-p…
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Mahler in New York City.
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