A walk in the score
…digging a bit deeper
A gigantic undertaking for any conductor, Mahler’s symphony n.2 demands exceptional analysis and technique. in this post we’ll take a look at the 1st movement from a conducting point of view
The Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune is one of the most challenging pieces for any conductor: here’s an analysis of the piece with a few conducting tips.
Brahms Symphony n.1 from a conductor’s perspective: the first movement
Looking at Johannes Brahms Symphony n.1 from a conductor’s perspective: the key factors of tempo, balance, dynamics, and lines in the introduction.
A Mass of Life is based upon Also sprach Zarathustra, discovered by Delius on a trip to Norway: is a purely humanistic liturgy.
Siete canciones populares españolas, by Manuel de Falla, is one of the most popular cycles of folk-songs in music history. Originally written for piano and voice, there are transcriptions for voice and guitar, cello and piano and two versions for orchestra.
A video series with an analysis of structure, phrasing, and, of course, conducting tips of repertoire works: from Mozart to Brahms, from Beethoven to Debussy. A new episode every week!
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