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Murray Perahia KBE (born April 19, 1947) is an American concert pianist and conductor. Early life Murray Perahia was born in the Bronx borough of New York City to a family of Sephardi Jewish origin...

3/15/2007 1/23/2016

Pablo Casals: Bach Cello Solo Nr.1, BWV 1007 (8.1954) Pau Casals - El cant dels ocells (at the White House) Pablo Casals - Kol nidrei Op 47 - Max Bruch Pablo Casals - The Swan

1/22/2016 1/22/2016

Rafael Jeronym Kubelik MP (1914 - 1996)

Rafael Jeroným Kubelík (29 June 1914 – 11 August 1996) was a Czech-born conductor and composer. Son of a well-known violinist, Jan Kubelík, he was trained in Prague, and...

5/12/2008 1/22/2016

Serge Kusevitsky MP (1874 - 1951)

"Serge Koussevitzky"

Serge Alexandrovich Koussevitzky (Russian: Серге́й Алекса́ндров...

1/10/2010 1/22/2016

Lorin Varencove Maazel MP (1930 - 2014)

Lorin Varencove Maazel (March 6, 1930 – July 13, 2014) was an American conductor, violinist and composer. Making his debut at the conducting podium at the age of eight, he embarked on his career...

7/14/2014 1/22/2016

Kurt Masur MP (1927 - 2015)

Masur was born in Brieg, Lower Silesia, Germany (now Brzeg in Poland), and studied piano, composition and conducting in Leipzig, Saxony. He conducted the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra for three years ...

12/19/2015 12/20/2015

Abel Carlevaro (16 December 1916 – 17 July 2001) was a virtuoso performer, classical guitar composer and teacher born in Montevideo, Uruguay. He established a new school of instrumental techniqu...

9/8/2012 10/18/2015

Max Rudolf (1902 - 1995)

In 1922 Max Rudolf became a repetiteur at the Freiburg im Breisgau Opera, where he made his conducting debut in 1923. After working as a répétiteur at the Darmstadt Opera (1923-1925), h...

10/15/2010 9/29/2015

Bruno Walter MP (1876 - 1962)

Bruno Walter (born Bruno Schlesinger, September 15, 1876 – February 17, 1962) was a German-born conductor, pianist, and composer. Born in Berlin, he left Germany in 1933 to escape the Third Re...

9/14/2014 12/17/2014

Sir Georg Solti MP (1912 - 1997)

Sir Georg Solti, KBE (/ˈdʒɔrdʒ ˈʃɒlti/; 21 October 1912 – 5 September 1997) was an orchestral and operatic conductor, best known for his appear...

10/21/2014 12/17/2014

Otto Klemperer MP (1885 - 1973)

Klemperer (14 May 1885 – 6 July 1973) was a German conductor and composer. He is widely regarded as one of the leading[citation needed] conductors of the 20th century.[1]Contents [show][edit]Bio...

10/19/2011 12/17/2014

Sir John Barbirolli, CH MP (1899 - 1970)

Barbirolli was an English conductor and cellist. He is remembered above all as conductor of the Hallé Orchestra in Manchester, which he helped save from dissolution in 1943 and conducted for the...

10/3/2012 12/17/2014

Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet CH (29 April 1879 – 8 March 1961) was an English conductor and impresario who founded both the London Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic orchestras. He was...

2/18/2012 12/17/2014

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart MP (1756 - 1791)

"Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart"

Piano Concerto No. 21 - Andante Requiem Turkish March Eine Kleine Nachtmusik The Marriage of Figaro Sinfonia n° 40 K550

1/13/2009 12/17/2014

Leopold Godowsky, I MP (1870 - 1938)

Leopold Godowsky Leopold Godowsky (February 13, 1870 – November 21, 1938) was a famed Polish-American pianist, composer, and teacher. He has been described as "a pianist for pianists"[1]. Li...

11/15/2010 12/16/2014

Wilhelm Furtwängler MP (1886 - 1954)

Wilhelm Furtwaengler was one of the most esteemed orchestral conductors of the 20th century. He first conducted his own First Symphony in Munich at the age of 20, He became conductor in Luebeck in 1911...

7/20/2011 3/6/2014

Gregor Piatigorsky MP (1903 - 1976)

"Grisha"

Gregor Piatigorsky - Chopin Sonata (2nd movement) ; Gregor Piatigorsky - "Cello Concerto " Dvorak (1. Mov.) ; Gregor Piatigorsky - Bourees #1 & #2 from the C-Major Suite by Bach ; Gregor Piatigor...

2/7/2009 10/11/2013

Jean-Pierre Rampal MP (1922 - 2000)

"The Man with the Golden Flute"

Mozart Flute Concerto No 1 in G - Jean-Pierre Rampal, Sydney Symphony Orchestra J.S. Bach Flute Sonatas BWV 1030, 1031, 1033, 1034, 1039 Maple Leaf Rag Bolling Suite for Flute & Jazz Piano Trio (...

10/11/2013 10/11/2013

Rostropovich plays the Prelude from Bach's Cello Suite No. 1 Rostropovich Playing Part 1 of the Dvorak Cello Concerto with Carlo Maria Giulini and the London Philharmonic Orchestra Mstislav Rostrop...

2/6/2010 10/11/2013

Leontyne Price MP (1927 - d.)

Mary Violet Leontyne Price (b. February 10, 1927). American soprano. Born and raised in the Deep South, she rose to international acclaim in the 1950s and 1960s, and was one of the first African Amer...

3/14/2013 10/11/2013

Walter Parratt MP (1841 - 1924)

Sir Walter Parratt KCVO From Wikipedia (10 February 1841 – 27 March 1924) was an English organist and composer. Biography Born in Huddersfield, son of a parish organist, Parratt be...

8/18/2013 8/18/2013

Claudio Arrau León MP (1903 - 1991)

Claudio Arrau León (Chillán, Chile, 7 de febrero de 1903 - Mürzzuschlag, Austria, 9 de junio de 1991) fue un célebre pianista chileno famoso en todo el mundo por sus profund...

4/30/2013 5/18/2013

Franz Peter Schubert MP (1797 - 1828)

"Schwammerl"

Franz Peter Schubert (31 January 1797 – 19 November 1828) was an Austrian composer. Ave Maria Ave Maria - Luciano Pavarotti Ave Maria - Jessye Norman Although he died at an early age...

2/27/2012 3/14/2013

Artur Schnabel MP (1882 - 1951)

"Ahron", "Arthur"

Artur Schnabel plays Beethoven Sonata #32 in C min Op. 111 , Artur Schnabel plays Beethoven Piano Sonata No.24, 25 & 26 Artur Schnabel (April 17, 1882 – August 15, 1951) was an Austrian classi...

8/9/2012 3/14/2013

David Fyodorovich Oistrakh MP (1908 - 1974)

ויקיפדיה Wikipedia David Fyodorovich Oistrakh[nb 1] (September 30 [O.S. September 17] 1908 – October 24, 1974) was a renowned Soviet c...

5/23/2007 3/14/2013

Toscha Seidel MP (1899 - 1962)

Toscha Seidel (17 November 1899 – 15 November 1962) was a Russian virtuoso violinist, born in Odessa. A student of Leopold Auer in St. Petersburg, Seidel became known for a lush, romantic tone...

8/7/2008 1/11/2013

Josep Maria Carreras i Coll (born 5 December 1946), better known as José Carreras , is a Spanish and Catalan tenor who is particularly known for his performances in the operas of Verdi and Pucci...

12/27/2012 12/27/2012

Jan Peerce MP (1904 - 1984)

"Jan Peerce", "Jacob Pincus /Perelmuth/", "Yakov Pinchas Perelmuth", "Jan Perelmuth"

Jan Peerce:Shma Yisroel - שמע ישראל , Jan Peerce - "Nessun dorma" - Turandot (Puccini) The American tenor Jan Peerce (birth name Jacob Pincus P...

11/23/2007 12/27/2012

Richard Tucker MP (1913 - 1975)

"Reuven Tucker"

Richard Tucker - No, Pagliaccio non son (Live) , Richard Tucker: HaTikvah , Kiddush (Pesach ) , Richard Tucker sings the Kol Nidre כל נדרי . Museum of Fami...

11/23/2007 12/27/2012

Beverly Sills MP (1929 - 2007)

"Beverly Sills"

Beverly Sills - Una Voce Poco Fa!! (1976) , Beverly Sills - Dunque io son! - Il Barbiere Di Siviglia Beverly Sills (May 25, 1929 – July 2, 2007) was an American operatic soprano whose peak car...

12/13/2012 12/14/2012

Yo-Yo Ma (born October 7, 1955) is an Chinese American cellist, virtuoso, and orchestral composer. He has received multiple Grammy Awards, the National Medal of Arts in 2001 and the Presidential Medal ...

8/26/2007 11/3/2012

Guiomar Novaes MP (1894 - 1979)

Guiomar Novaes (São João da Boa Vista, 28 de fevereiro de 1894 — São Paulo, 7 de março de 1979) foi uma pianista brasileira que construiu sólida carreira no ex...

8/9/2010 8/16/2012

Artur Bodanzky MP (1877 - 1939)

"Artur", "Bodansky", "Arthur"

Artur Bodanzky (also written as Artur Bodzansky) (16 December 1877 in Vienna – 23 November 1939 in New York) was an Austrian-American conductor particularly associated with the operas of Wagner....

1/5/2009 4/14/2012

Arturo Toscanini MP (1867 - 1957)

Arturo Toscanini (Italian pronunciation: [arˈtuːro toskaˈniːni]; March 25, 1867 – January 16, 1957) was an Italian conductor. One of the most acclaimed musicians of t...

5/14/2011 3/31/2012

Josef N Konecny (1883 - 1974)

Josef N Konecny was born March 5, 1883 in Vienna, Austria to Johann Konecny and Anna . Josef and his family came to America in the spring of 1890. Josef was a violin virtuoso and performed all over the...

5/7/2010 3/14/2012

Artur Rubinstein MP (1887 - 1982)

Chopin - Heroic Polonaise Op. 53 - Arthur Rubinstein , Arthur Rubinstein plays Liszt etude "La campanella" Artur Rubinstein w Wikipedii po Polsku Artur Rubinstein on Wikipedia in English Arth...

7/19/2009 3/14/2012

Clara Josephine Schumann MP (1819 - 1896)

"Clara Schumann"

Clara Schumann (née Clara Josephine Wieck; 13 September 1819 – 20 May 1896) was a German musician and composer, considered one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era. She ...

2/29/2008 3/9/2012

Friedrich "Fritz" Max Kreisler MP (1875 - 1962)

"Fritz"

Fritz Kreisler plays Liebesfreud by him Caprice Viennois Kreisler plays Hungarian Rondo by Haydn Kreisler Plays Smetana Bohemian Fantasie Friedrich "Fritz" Kreisler (February 2, 1875 –...

3/2/2012 3/2/2012

Charles Ansbacher (1942 - 2010)

Charles Ansbacher (October 5, 1942 – September 12, 2010) was an American conductor. After undergraduate and graduate work at Brown University ('65) and the University of Cincinnati (M.M. 1968,...

2/26/2012 2/26/2012

John Andrew Howard Ogdon MP (1937 - 1989)

"Jon Ogden"

John Ogdon From John Ogdon (Piano) Born: January 27, 1937 - Manchester, England Died: August 1, 1989 - London, England The English remarkable pianist and composer, John (Andrew Howard) Ogdo...

2/25/2012 2/25/2012

Alfred Brendel, KBE MP

London, UK

London, UK

Alfred Brendel From "If I belong to a tradition it is a tradition that makes the masterpiece tell the performer what he should do and not the performer telling the piece what it should be like, o...

5/18/2010 2/25/2012

Hazel Dorothy Scott MP (1920 - 1981)

Hazel Scott was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to Alma Long Scott, a musician. They moved to New York City when Hazel was four. Recognized as a child musical prodigy, the young Scott was aw...

6/20/2007 11/13/2011

Luciano Pavarotti MP (1935 - 2007)

Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (12 October 1935 – 6 September 2007) was an Italian operatic tenor, who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of th...

9/10/2011 9/11/2011

Niccolò Paganini MP (1782 - 1840)

Niccolò (or Nicolò) Paganini (27 October 1782 – 27 May 1840) was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. He was one of the most celebrated violin virtuosi of his ti...

6/6/2011 6/6/2011

Francis Hopkinson (September 21, 1737 – May 9, 1791), an American author, was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence as a delegate from New Jersey. He later served as a federal ju...

7/12/2007 4/10/2011

Natalina 'Lina' Cavalieri MP (1874 - 1944)

Lina Cavalieri Born Natalina Cavalieri at Viterbo on 25 December 1874, she lost her parents when she was fifteen and was sent to live in an orphanage as a ward of the state. A vivacious young girl, s...

2/3/2011 2/4/2011

Artur Rodziński MP (1892 - 1958)

Artur Rodziński (January 1, 1892 - November 27, 1958) Polish conductor of opera and symphonic music Artur Rodziński was born in Split, the capital of Dalmatia on January 1, 1892. ...

5/17/2009 1/1/2011

Frédéric Chopin MP (1810 - 1849)

"Fryderyk Szopen"

Ballade in G Minor (Horowitz) , Revolution Etude Op.10 No.12 (Encore, Kissin) , Nocturne No. 2 (Op. 9) (Yundi Li) , [ [ Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11],

1/7/2009 12/24/2010

Franz Liszt MP (1811 - 1886)

Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 in C- Sharp Minor , Liebestraum , Les Préludes (1/2) , Les Préludes (2/2) , Three Concert Etudes S.144 No.3 "Un Sospiro" (Hamelin) .

12/22/2010 12/24/2010

Ravi Shankar MP (1920 - 2012)

Ravi Shankar was a world-renowned musician, composer, performer, and scholar of classical Indian music. He was one of the leading cultural figures of the twentieth century whose accomplishments place h...

11/10/2008 12/19/2010

Janis Joplin MP (1943 - 1970)

"Pearl"

Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer, songwriter and music arranger. She rose to prominence in the late 1960s as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Ho...

1/13/2009 12/17/2010

Édith Piaf MP (1915 - 1963)

"Édith Piaf", "Édith Giovanna Gassion"

Edith Piaf - "Non, je ne regrette rien" Edith Piaf - "Padam Padam" Edith Piaf - "Milord" Édith Piaf - "Ne me quitte pas" Edith Piaf - "Autumn Leaves" ( Les Feuilles Mortes )

12/13/2010 12/17/2010

Isadora Duncan MP (1877 - 1927)

Photos Isadora Duncan (May 26, 1877 - September 14, 1927) was a dancer, considered by many to be the creator of modern dance. Born in the United States, she lived in Europe and the Soviet Union fro...

9/24/2010 12/17/2010

Paul Wittgenstein MP (1887 - 1961)

Paul Wittgenstein From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Paul Wittgenstein (November 5, 1887 – March 3, 1961) was an Austrian-born concert pianist, who became known for his ability to play with...

2/18/2010 12/3/2010

Arnold Josef Rosé (1863 - 1946)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Arnold Josef Rosé (born Rosenblum, October 24, 1863, Iaşi – August 25, 1946, London) was a Romanian-born Austrian Jewish violinist. He was...

3/22/2010 12/3/2010

Rudolf Kolisch MP (1896 - 1978)

Rudolf Kolisch (July 20, 1896 - August 1, 1978) was a Viennese violinist and leader of string quartets. Kolisch was born in Klamm, Lower Austria and raised in Vienna. His father (also named Rudolf ...

2/7/2009 12/3/2010

Prof. Dr. Joseph Joachim MP (1831 - 1907)

Joseph Joachim (June 28, 1831 – August 15, 1907) was a Hungarian violinist, conductor, composer and teacher. He is widely regarded as a great and significantly influential violinist of the late ...

2/18/2010 12/3/2010

Bronislaw Huberman MP (1882 - 1947)

Bronislaw Huberman plays Paganini: La campanella, 1923 ; Bronislaw Huberman plays Chopin Nocturne Op.9 No.2 ; Bronislaw Huberman plays Tchaikovsky Concerto (1928) - part 1 . Bronislaw Huberma...

12/2/2010 12/2/2010

Gidon Kremer plays Astor Piazzolla Tango Etude No.3 ; Gidon Kremer plays Vivaldi's Four Seasons - Spring (I. Allegro) ; Gidon Kremer plays Bach, Chaconne . Gidon Kremer (Latvian: Gidons Kr...

12/1/2010 12/1/2010

Celibidache Barenboim Tchaikovsky Piano concerto no. 1 MVT 1C , Daniel Barenboim, Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Johannes Brahms: Concerto for violin, cello and orchestr...

11/30/2010 11/30/2010

Jacqueline du Pre MP (1945 - 1987)

Jacqueline Du Pre plays Elgar Concerto - Part 1.avi ; Jacqueline du Pré plays Max Bruch Kol Nidrei Op. 47 ; Jacqueline du Pre plays Silent Woods (Dvorak) ; Jacqueline du Pre plays Franck s...

9/13/2007 11/30/2010

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach MP (1714 - 1788)

"der Berliner oer Hamburger Bach"

Et Misericordia from CPE Bach's Magnificat Sonata for Harpsichord in A major Sonatina n1 Concerto in D Minor, Part 1 . Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (8 March 1714 – 14 December 1788) was a...

8/19/2008 11/30/2010

Johann Sebastian Bach MP (1685 - 1750)

Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March 1685[2] – 28 July 1750) was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo inst...

8/19/2008 11/30/2010

Anna Sarnoff MP (1932 - 2006)

Anna Moffo (June 27, 1932 - March 9, 2006) was an Italian-American opera singer and one of the leading lyric-coloratura sopranos of her generation. She possessed a warm and radiant voice of considerabl...

4/7/2007 11/30/2010

Enrico Caruso MP (1873 - 1921)

"Erri", "Errico", "Enrico"

Wikipedia: English Enrico Caruso (February 25, 1873 – August 2, 1921) was an Italian tenor. He sang to great acclaim at the major opera houses of Europe and North and South America. Caruso als...

11/20/2010 11/30/2010

Candide Overture: Leonard Bernstein conducting , Symphonic Dances - Part 1 (from West Side Story) , Symphonic Dances - Part 2 (from West Side Story) , Leonard Bernstein Leonard Bernstein (pronounce...

11/29/2010 11/29/2010

Jascha Heifetz MP (1901 - 1987)

Jascha Heifetz plays Paganini Caprice No. 24 ; Jascha Heifetz plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35: I. Allegro moderato ; Jascha Heifetz plays Rondo (from Serenade No. 7 "Haffner", ...

7/28/2008 11/29/2010

Zubin Mehta (born 29 April 1936) is an Indian conductor of western classical music. Biography Zubin Mehta was born into a Parsi family in Mumbai, India, the son of Mehli and Tehmina Mehta. His fath...

9/21/2008 11/29/2010

André George Previn KBE (born Andreas Ludwig Priwin) is a German-born American pianist, conductor, and composer. He is a winner of several Academy Awards for his film work and Grammy Awards for ...

7/3/2007 11/29/2010

Leopold Stokowski MP (1882 - 1977)

Leopold Stokowski was a British-born American orchestral conductor, well known for his free-hand performing style that spurned the traditional baton and for obtaining a characteristically sumptuous sou...

9/3/2007 11/29/2010

Maria Callas MP (1923 - 1977)

"Maria Meneghini Callas", "Sophia Cecelia Kalos", "Μαρία Άννα Σοφία Καικιλία Καλογεροπούλου", "Anna Maria Sofia Cecilia Kalogeropoulou", "Maria Callas", "CALAS"

Maria Callas (Greek: Μαρία Κάλλας) (December 2, 1923 – September 16, 1977) An American-born Greek soprano and one o...

10/23/2010 11/28/2010

Alfred Arnold Cocozza - Mario Lanza MP (1921 - 1959)

"Mario Lanza", "The new Caruso", "the greatest voice of the 20th Century"

Mario Lanza (From Wikipedia) Mario Lanza (January 31, 1921 - October 7, 1959) was an American tenor and Hollywood movie star of the late 1940s and the 1950s. The son of Italian immigrants, he began s...

2/10/2009 11/15/2010

Mischa Mikhail Saulovich Elman MP (1891 - 1967)

"Mischa", "Moishe"

Mischa Elman plays "Violin Concerto No. 2", Bruch (2. Mov.) ; Mischa Elman plays Vivaldi's Concerto In G Minor, Op.12 No.1 ; Mischa Elman plays Tchaikovsky Concerto Mvt 3 ; Mischa Elman plays Tch...

11/29/2007 11/15/2010

Yaltah Menuhin-Rolfe-Ryce MP (1921 - 2001)

Yaltah Menuhin [From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia] Yaltah Menuhin (7 October 1921 – 9 June 2001) was an American pianist. Yaltah was born of Russian Jewish parents in San Francisco, the ...

9/3/2007 11/15/2010

Hephzibah Menuhin-Hauser MP (1920 - 1981)

Hephzibah Menuhin (20 May 1920 - 1 January 1981) was an American-Jewish pianist and human rights campaigner. She was sister to the violinist Lord Menuhin (Yehudi Menuhin) and to the pianist, painter, a...

9/3/2007 11/15/2010

Yehudi Menuhin, OM, KBE MP (1916 - 1999)

"Baron Menuhin of Stroke D'Abernon"

Yehudi Menuhin plays Bach Chaconne (Part 1) Yehudi Menuhin plays Paganini Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 6: 3rd movement Yehudi Menuhin plays Mendelssohn violin concerto (excerpt) Yehud...

9/3/2007 11/15/2010