Mstislav Rostropovich

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  • Critical Analysis Of Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 2

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    For this review, I chose to watch Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 2. This concert was performed by the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of the USSR. The conductor of this concert was Yevgeny Svetlanov and the violoncellist performing was Mstislav Rostropovich. Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 2 was performed in the Large Hall of Moscow State Conservatory on September 25th, 1966. This concerto is about 35 minutes long and has three movements throughout the work. In my opinion, Shostakovich Cello Concerto

  • What Is Rose Butaker Essay

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    I chose to analyze movie character Rose Butaker from the movie the Titanic. Rose Dewitt Bukater, was a 101-year-old woman who tells her story of her voyage on the Titanic 84 years ago to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikhailovich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th, 1912. Seven-teen year old Rose, had been forced into an engagement with thirty-year-old Cal Hockley, who was the heir to a Pittsburgh steel fortune. Rose felt trapped

  • The Cello Research Paper

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    sold well over 1000 of the instruments – one of them were to Yo-Yo Ma which was one of the best cellists. I have never heard one live but they are supposed to be quite nice like this. Some of the greatest cellists of all time:Pablo Casals, Mstislav Rostropovich, Jacqueline du Pre, Yo-Yo Ma, Pierre Fournier,, Paul Tortelier and Mischa Maisky Gregor Piatigorsky Best cello joke I have found: What’s the difference between a cello and a washing machine? Answer: Vibrato. Jokes that weren’t the best: A group

  • William Walton 's Influence On The Music Of A Musical Scene Dominated By The Avant Garde

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    William Walton (March 29, 1902 - March 8, 1983) never had any students, and due to his highly perfectionist and obsessive nature, he left behind a relatively small body of work. Furthermore, his composition style changed very little over the course of his career, remaining, at times, rhythmically quirky, but for the most part, lyrically Romantic - a style that was considered very “old-fashioned” in a musical scene dominated by the more avant-garde Benjamin Britten. Particularly after World War

  • Baltimore Symphony Orchestr The Only Major American Orchestra

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    Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: Founded in 1916, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is the only major American orchestra originally established as a branch of the municipal government. It was later reorganized as a private institution in 1942. The orchestra’s primary venue is the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, with the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda as a secondary; making it the nation’s first orchestra with year-round venues in two metropolitan areas. The ensemble performs more than 130 concerts

  • Celtic Connections

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    conducting. Among the music personalities present at the first festival were also Nadia Boulanger, Claudio Arrau, Dimitrie Dinicu, Paul Constantinescu or Carlo Zecchi. Since, musicians such as Sviatoslav Richter, Arthur Rubinstein, Gyorgy Cziffra, Mstislav Rostropovich, Helene Grimaud or Daniel Barenboim came to the festival and played alongside some of the best ensembles of the