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Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto Number 2 and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto Number 4

I went to the finale of the International Piano Competition in July.  Three musicians played these two pieces.  The first and third competitors played Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto Number 2. Here it is performed by Yuja Wang.   The second competitor … Continue reading

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Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber

Last weekend I went to the Cleveland Orchestra for the first time in almost ten years. The last time I went I heard The Lord of the Rings Symphony, and my friend proudly proclaimed that she had died and gone … Continue reading

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