Antonia Salieri (1750-1825)
Ernest MacMillan (1893-1973)
This string quartet was composed while MacMillan was interned in a German camp during WWII. The first performance was in 1925.
MacMillan was primarily a conductor.
This is the first movement. The other movements are posted in comments.
John Debney — film score suite…Cutthroat Island
Young virtuosa Tina S lays down a wonderful cover of the Dr. Viossy guitar arrangement of the third movement of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata (Piano Sonata No. 14, Op. 27, No.2).
This is, of course, the “presto agitato” third movement of the Moonlight Sonata. (Beethoven called the sonata “Sonata quasi una fantasia” – sonata, almost a fantasy. The term “Moonlight” wasn’t applied until after Beethoven’s death and referred to the first movement.)
I have been hoping that Tina would tackle this piece, and I’m glad she did!
Tina plays a custom Vigier Excalibur Custom guitar.
Beautiful baroque. Marin Marais (1656-1728)
Jordi Savall (viola da gamba)
Fabio Biondi (violin)
Pierre Hantaï (harpsichord & positive organ)
Le Concert des Nations / Jordi Savall (conductor)
John Portman on YouTube
Incredible improvisations. She also plays straight classical.
GabrielaMonteroTV on YouTube
Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989) Guitar sonatina played by Tal Hurwitz.
Tal Hurwitz on YouTube
Ravishing high baroque. Christoph Graupner (1683-1760)
The Gravicembalo at YouTube
Very early film music (for “Cabiria”). Question: Where has drama gone? Or has it gone? Possibly morphed into something less epic? Is epic a subcategory or a fulfillment of drama?
From TheWelleszCompany at YouTube
Baroque for today.
From FromBaroquewithLove’s channel at YouTube