A walk in the score Articles

Conducting Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune

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.

Johannes Brahms: a conductor’s approach to Symphony n.1 ~ The first movement

Brahms Symphony n.1 from a conductor’s perspective: the first movement

Johannes Brahms: a conductor’s approach to Symphony n.1 ~ The introduction

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 – Frederick Delius and Nietzsche’s masterpiece

A Mass of Life is based upon Also sprach Zarathustra, discovered by Delius on a trip to Norway: is a purely humanistic liturgy.

Canción

Canción

Canción “Canción” literally means ‘song’. Of the “Siete canciones populares españolas” this is the only one that does...

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Jota

Jota

Jota A very popular dance from the north east of Spain, specifically from the province of Aragon, the Jota is one of...

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Asturiana

Asturiana

Asturiana  Both the text and the melody of Asturiana come from a folk songs of the Asturias, in the north of Spain....

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