Thursday, July 31st

music clip of the day

Who needs coffee?

Witold Lutoslawski (1913-1994), Variations on a Theme by Paganini
Martha Argerich & Gabriela Montero, pianos, live

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Tomas Drevikovsky Discusses Imogen Cooper’s Repertoire

Musica Viva Australia Blog

Chamber music lover and Musica Viva volunteer, Tomas Drevikovsky, discusses the repertoire English pianist, Imogen Cooper, will perform on her upcoming Australian tour. Most of the repertoire focuses on the extrodinary musical and emotional kinship between Clara and Robert Schumann and their friend and protégé Johannes Brahms – and in particular on Clara, another ground-breaking female pianist.

SCHUMANN Novellette in D major, op 21 no 2
SCHUMANN Davidsbündlertänze op 6
BRAHMS Theme and Variations in D minor (arr. from String Sextet op 18)
SCHUBERT Piano Sonata no 21 in B flat major, D960

For more information on Imogen Cooper, and to book your tickets to see this repertoire performed live in concert, please visit; www.musicaviva.com.au/cooper

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Physics Behind Music….I know it’s a lil geeky article but okkkkkk fine dear :-)

Music - My first love

I wrote this article during second and third year of my BITSian (college) life …..Somehow I started feeling I should explore music through science….Being a physics and a music student ( Indian Drum Tabla) I started understanding the relation between music and physics. I was much more interested in physics of music than particle physics, solid state physics, modern physics, optical physics etc etc…..My physics professor thrashed me many times when I got less marks in physics ”Aditya it seems you have only come to play music in BITS”. I just wanted to say that time ”Sir I came to study Physics but fell in love with music 🙂 ” but I didn’t…. out of gratitude for teachers………

Just comment how do you like it and if there are any mistake, do let me know friends….

Here goes the first article collaborating Physics & Music …………….

Music is a natural…

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Prjevalskaya wins gold in New Orleans International Piano Competition

The Peabody Post

PrjevalskayaMarianna Prjevalskaya, a doctoral piano student of Boris Slutsky, won the gold medal in the 2014 New Orleans International Piano Competition on July 27. The prize includes a $15,000 cash award, a solo recital at London’s Wigmore Hall, and performances with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra, and the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra. She is the first woman to win the competition since 2005, when Tanya Bannister took the gold.

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Making the Cut

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You’re young, and your mom cuts the crust off

your peanut butter and jelly sandwiches

and then you’re old, and the director is yelling “cut”

and it’s all over.

We can talk about a life cut short but

I’d much rather talk about cutting across the dance floor

in the arms of someone who thinks

you put the stars in the sky.

We can talk about the economy and “cutting corners”

but I’d rather mention shortcuts through

forests that take you to the stream.

Yeah, there are words I omitted saying here,

lines that didn’t quite make the cut,

but what about cutting class

to go to your favorite author’s book signing?

Yeah, I did that, don’t talk to me about

having your ideas cut down, say something

about lawns and fresh-cut grass.

How do you prepare your vegetables and your children?

Do you cut fine or do you cut…

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