The Prelude to Fauré ‘s Pelléas et Mélisande is imbued with the gentleness and drama of the characters . Rich in orchestration, it’s a gorgeous page where the main challenge for a conductor lies in the subtleties of the constant push-and-pull
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.
Heart breaking and passionate to the bones, Polo concludes the cycle of De Falla “Siete canciones populares españolas” with a lover screaming his head off.
Second to last of the De Falla “Siete canciones populares españolas”, Canción is apparently cheerful, but an underlying anger accompanies the whole piece.
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