November 17, 2012

Not quite sure what to make of this new classical site — Sinfini music. One the one hand, the front page has features with Lang Lang and HJ Lim, on the other hand, there’s stuff like this fascinating video by a wonderful player piano nerd.

(via The Player Piano | Watch | Sinfini Music)

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August 15, 2012
"[Rachmaninoff’s Third Concerto] is so laden with emotion that it tears me to pieces every time I hear it. As I said, you don’t play Rachmaninov concertos, you live them; and this one could almost be life-threatening…"

Krystian Zimerman on Rachmaninoff’s Third

(via bachmaninovsky)

April 9, 2012

She’s so lovely, AND a monster talent.

omargabriel:

Valentina Lisitsa’s Rachmaninoff Project.

“This is somebody that the world needs to hear.”

She honestly deserves to be more well known and I love her style so much.

March 24, 2012

Prelude in G-sharp minor, op.32 no.12, recorded in 1921.

Rachmaninov plays Rachmaninov Prelude op.32 no.12 (by xper2xper)

May 27, 2011
andrewlamb:

This man, was one of the greasiest human beings on earth, his music is something which i feel can never truly be outdone. 

andrewlamb:

This man, was one of the greasiest human beings on earth, his music is something which i feel can never truly be outdone. 

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