Posts tagged piano
Posts tagged piano
Guest composer Alex Christie ’09 returns to campus this weekend to give a lecture on his piano and electronics piece he will be recording with Tom Rosenkranz ’99 in Klonick Studios.
Alumni in Service to Oberlin College (ASOC) was established four decades ago to help departments, programs, and student groups bring alumni back to campus to lecture and meet with current students and other members of the community.
One time in Dascomb (a first year dorm at Oberlin) I walked down the hall with a spring in my step, and then when I got to the first floor lounge heard a piano being played. On a hunch I checked it out, and indeed, there was my good friend playing piano, and another good friend sitting there…
This is so wonderful. Such a wonderful story!
by Guytano Parks Hans von Bülow called them “The New Testament” of music (Bach’s The Well Tempered Clavier being The Old Testament) and was the first to perform all thirty-two in a single concert c…
This article features Peter Takacs, Prof of Piano!
César Franck, Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano, Allegretto poco mosso
Joshua Bell, violin
Jeremy Denk, piano
Really, really great track!
We’re already nostalgic for the Cooper Competition. Guess we have to wait until 2015 for another Violin year!
Next year is Piano though, and we’re definitely excited about that!
Jeremy Denk on Charles Rosen: Recalling a Miracle
Pianist Jeremy Denk, who writes just about as well as he plays (check out his concerts and recordings of Charles Ives) reflects in this New Yorker article on the special place in our culture occupied by the late Charles Rosen — a fellow pianist and, as it turns out, a brilliantly insightful writer. Rosen’s landmark book, The Classical Style, helped shape the way that I, and a generation of listeners and musicians, looked at great European classic music.
On Friday, May 24, 2013, at 8 PM, the Oberlin Conservatory of Music put on its annual tradition of the Grand Piano Extravaganza to a sold-out Warner Concert Hall! All photos by Dale Preston ‘83.
This featurette (Part 2 of 2) finds cellist Jaap ter Linden and Prof. David Breitman (fortepiano) taking a moment out of rehearsal for their Feb. 16 concert — “Beethoven’s Works: Woven Though the Past & Present” — to explain what made this special concert so unique.
This featurette (Part 1 of 2) finds Prof. David Breitman (fortepiano) and cellist Jaap ter Linden taking a moment out of rehearsal for their Feb. 16 concert — “Beethoven’s Works: Woven Though the Past & Present” — to explain what made this special concert so unique.