I've been listening to Ben Fold's new album So There pretty much non-stop for the past couple weeks. Suffice it to say, I absolutely love it, and I'd like to find more artists/albums that have similar qualities to both parts of the album, but I'm stumped as to where I should look for it. [more inside]
I would like to know the years in which a couple of trumpet concertos were premiered: Johann Wilhelm Hertel (1727-1789), Trumpet Concerto in D major; and Johann Stamitz (1717-1757), Trumpet Concerto in D major.
Concerto competitions open to random university students? They must exist. [more inside]
What is the music in this video?I've had no success with Shazam, Melodyhound or Google.
Help me identify a long-lost piece by J.S. Bach that my orchestra used to play in middle school! Notation excerpt attached. [more inside]
I recently came across an article (which, of course, is now lost to my browser's history) that offhandedly mentioned that traditional classical concerts rarely end with a solo concerto. Is this in fact true? If so, why would that be the case?
Classical Music Filter: What composers would I like if I like einojahuni rautavarra? [more inside]
I want to learn to play the opening bars of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto #1...without being able to play the piano. [more inside]
12tone Music: I need a little help regarding Alban Berg's Violin Concerto [more inside]
Which cello sonatas are most accessible for the pianist? [more inside]
TrumpetFilter: A long shot I know, BUT.. I'm a 17 year old trumpet player of reasonably high student standard, and I have recently been asked to consider performing a concerto sometime in the summer with my local youth orchestra. Could anyone suggest any suitable repertoire? (Not Arutiunian, Mozart, Haydn or Hummel).