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18

Oct

George Frideric Händel: Son nata a lagrimar (Giulio Cesare)
Nathalie Stutzmann & Philippe Jaroussky

(Source: youtube.com)

13

Oct

36 plays

Johann Christoph Bach (1642–1703): Ach, daß ich Wassers gnug hätte

Magdalena Kožená - mezzo soprano, Musica Antiqua Köln, Reinhard Goebel

O that in my head I possessed water enough,
and my eyes were fountains of tears,
that day and night I might bewail my sin.
My sins overwhelm me—
like a heavy burden
they have become too heavy for me.
Hence I weep so,
and my two eyes flow with water.
Abundant are my sighs
And my heart is mournful,
For the Lord has filled me with grief
On the day of his fierce wrath.

(Lyrics)

05

Oct

Henry Purcell (1659-1695): The Indian Queen (excerpt)

MusicAeterna, cond. Teodor Currentzis, dir. Peter Sellars (2013) - with texts from La niña blanca y los pájaros sin pies, a novel by Rosario Aguilar (translated by Edward Waters Hood)

(via)

José / beFore John 5, by Holló Aurél

Performed by UCF Percussion under the direction of Thad Anderson
Mitchell Gribbroek, Joey Noble, Christian Martin, & Karen Toney

(via)

22

Sep

Szokolay Sándor (1931-2013): A zengő csuda-erdő balladája, Op. 130 (1979)

Ballad of the Resounding Miraculous Forest

Chamber Choir of Pécs, TILLAI Aurél (1997)

cover: Magritte - Almayer’s folly (1951)

07

Sep

Chorale Improvisation on ‘I adore you, great God’

'Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ'-type, BWV 639

KOVÁCS Szilárd - organ (Church of Incarnation, Debrecen, Hungary)

24

Aug

23 plays

Alapi Power Trio & Éles Gábor Orchestra: Renaissance melody

24 August, 2014, Budapest

23

Aug

19 plays

Jacques Arcadelt (1507-1568) - arr. Liszt Ferenc (1811-1886)

Király Csaba - organ (Sopronhorpács, 2013)

"Behind the organ"

16

Aug

Julius Reubke (1834-1858): Sonata on the 94th Psalm

SZABÓ Dávid - organ, Parish Church St. Anthony of Padua, Budapest (2012)

cover: Isle of the Dead by Arnold Böcklin(1883)

09

Aug

César Franck: Piano Quintet in F minor

JOSHUA BELL & PAMELA FRANCK (violins), NOBUKO IMAI (viola) & STEPHEN ISSERLIS (cello). MARC-ANDRÊ HAMELIN (piano).

Piano Quintet in F minor is a quintet for piano, 2 violins, viola, and cello. The work was composed in 1879 and has been described as one of Franck’s chief achievements alongside his other late works such as Symphony in D minor, the Symphonic Variations and the Violin Sonata.

The work was premiered with Camille Saint-Saëns playing the piano part, which Franck had written out for him with an appended note: “To my good friend Camille Saint-Saëns”. A minor scandal ensued when at the piece’s completion, Saint-Saëns walked off stage leaving the score open at the piano, a gesture which was interpreted as mark of disdain. (via Wikipedia)

22

Jul

Album Art
149 plays

J.S. Bach (1685-1750): Adagio in C major, BWV 564

Dalibor Miklavčič - pedal harpsichord

(February 24, 2013, Budapest)