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Wynton Marsalis' acclaimed Marsalis On Music series available as a 4 DVD boxed set. Wynton Marsalis is a strong and respected voice in music education. A 16-time Grammy Award winner, Mr. Marsalis is universally recognized as the world's leading jazz and classical trumpeter. This DVD format includes full chaptering, allowing for quick and accurate use in a classroom environment. A detailed series chapter summary booklet is included, with a DVD-ROM function that allows the booklet to be re-printed as needed. The DVD's are close-captioned for the hearing challenged. Featured performers include The Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, which is made up of high achieving student musicians from across America, the famed conductor Seiji Ozawa and master cellist Yo Yo Ma.
The Orange Mountain Music release "Music 4 Hands" is a collection of new recordings on dual pianos performed by Dennis Russell Davies and Maki Namekawa. The compositions are "Six Scenes from Les Enfants Terribles" for two pianos based on the original opera by Philip Glass as well as a Steve Reich’s "Piano Phase". "Music 4 Hands" debuts these new arrangements by Dennis Russell Davies and Maki Namekawa.
This recording is the fourth and final disc in Stephen Coombs's edition of all Glazunov's music for solo piano. The main work featured is the Sonata No 2: it is formidably challenging. The first movement is passionate, with lush harmonies and polyphonic interest. The Scherzo second movement is the most technically demanding and has been described by Leslie Howard as 'a treacherous study in double notes …….
CD 1: C 9617 Canto Gregoriano. Les tons de la musique. - Ensemble Gilles Binchois, Dominique Vellard CD 2&3: C 9703/4 Le Chant des Cathedrales. Notre Dame, ss. XII-XIV. - Ensemble Gilles Binchois, Dominique Vellard CD 4: C 9624 Guillaume de Machaut - Messe de Nostre Dame - Ensemble Gilles Binchois, Dominique Vellard
Known for drawing unusual sonorities from conventional instruments, Xenakis strangely left the piano's potential for novel sounds unexplored. In these works, Xenakis stays on the keyboard without so much as a plucked string or any use of gadgetry to alter the instrument's sound. Although that might make these pieces appear less radical, even "safe," Xenakis exploits every other option available.