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Extractions: In HEART OF DARKNESS, Conrad's most existential hero, Marlow, is the commander of a riverboat looking for ivory to trade in the Belgian Congo. His journey into the heart of the Congo is both a thrilling adventure and a symbolic excursion into the depths of the human psyche to confront the evil that exists there. Marlow's encounter with the...
Boy Musical Prodigies: Grisha Goluboff love with it. violinist joseph gold explains, For Grisha it waslike departing with a close friend. A great violinist develops http://histclo.hispeed.com/act/music/pro/ind/g/pro-gol.html
Extractions: Figure 1.Grisha is seen here at age 5, it would have been about 1924. He has a child's size violin. He wears a sailor suit, a popular child's style at the time. Image courtesy of Gladys Chase. Grisha came from a musical family. His father played the violin and always had good music playing (at the beginning, on his crank-arm victrola). His mother also wanted to learn the violin as a child but family finances made it impossible for her to do so. He had numerous relatives in music and the arts. His maternal grandfather (the one who fled the Tsar's Army) was a violinist and made it his life's work. He was the father of Lennie and Agnes Niehaus, the music arranger, and Agnes, the concert pianist. His sister was a concert pianist, another cousin was an opera singer, and another an artist (twice nominated for an Oscar for his work in the film industry), and another uncle who played the violin professionally. Grisha had a brother and sister. Gladys was about 4 1/2 years younger than Grisha, the youngest in the family. Gladys remembers her brother fondly, "He was such an amazing child, it was a rare blessing that I was born his sister to see him growing up and also as an adult." His sister also remembers that the family moved a great deal. " Our family moved several times, to my memory we lived in California (Stockton, San Francisco, and Los Angeles). We did, however, spend a great deal of time in San Francisco. When he would go to Europe, it was from the east coast (New York primarily). At such time the rest of our family (there was also another brother) would move to the west coast where our mother's family lived). When he returned to the U.S., we moved back to the east coast. (I went to 16 different schools between the two coasts by the time I reached the 6th grade.)" [Chase]
Boy Musical Prodigies: Grisha Goluboff gold. Bronislaw Huberman (18821947). Another very famous violinist who helpedteach Grisha was Bronislaw Huberman. gold, joseph. Interview, August 15, 2002. http://histclo.hispeed.com/act/music/pro/ind/g/pro-golim.html
Extractions: Figure 1.Grisha is seen here in 1934 on the "SS Breman" returning to New York from Europe. He wears a jacket over his sailor suit. It looks rather windy on the ship and next to him is Mischa Elman . Elman in his time was also a noted child prodigy. Image courtesy of Gladys Chase. Grisha's career brought him in contact with the luminaries of the music world. Almost amazing as Grisha's music is the number of people whose lives have crossed his. He met and worked with many prominent musicians of the 20th century. But his life story is not only linked with the great figures of the music world, including conductors, fellow violinists, and others. Some took an interest in teaching Grisha and some performed with him. Others he simply shared the stage with at important concerts. There were memorable events both on and behind the stage with these many individuals. A Noted violin virtuoso of the 1920s and 30s was Misha Elman. A child prodigy of some note himself, he took a special interest in Grisha. Beside his own masterful playing, Elman had a significant influence on modern violin instruction as well that he never imagined while still alive. In Japan, Shinichi Suzuki listening to an Elman record was inspired to learn the instrument. He reportedly spent months studying Elman's recordings, attempting to imitate the sounds he heard. Suzuki of course went one to found a method of teaching children how to play the violin.
Daily Mirror Online joseph s College, Colombo Christopher was the solo violinist in several concerts heldin MBBS examination, Christopher was awarded the HJ Hazari gold Medal for http://www.dailymirror.lk/inside/app/030422.html
Extractions: Appreciations and Events Prof. Christopher CanagaRetna Christopher CanagaRetna was truly an exceptional person, and it was a great privilege to have known him and to have been his dearest friend for over 55 years. I recall with nostalgia his telling me on several occasions with transparent sincerity, "Dennis, you are my closest friend ". I first met Christopher in 1947 when he was just 15- years- old and was admitted to St. Joseph's College, Colombo. Christopher was a quiet, studious and somewhat shy boy, quite unlike me by nature. He and I were the most contrary persons, but fortunately, fate decreed that we build up an enduring, enjoyable and rewarding friendship. parents. On arrival I informed him that I had heard that he was a competent violinist and that I had come to audition him. I Instructed him to get his violin and bow, music stand and music sheets, and play something for me. Christopher complied without protest. I was very pleasantly surprised by the exquisite quality of his rendition of 'Meditation ' from Thais by Massenet. I then realised that I was in the presence of a talented and gifted person. Even today after over 55 years, I can still picture the event. Christopher, a plump, diffident schoolboy producing delightful music from an inanimate instrument, while swaying from side to side as he moved the bow over the strings.
Extractions: INSTRUMENTALISTS This document contains a selection of instrumentalists for whom the Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music includes entries. (For the most part these are classical musicians; jazz pianists, for example, will be found on the page devoted to jazz musicians.) BETHUNE (Green), Thomas [Blind Tom] (b. Columbus, Ga., 1849; d. Hoboken, 1908). Pianist and composer. (b. Paris, 1857; d. Monte Carlo, 1944). Pianist and composer. CHUNG, Kyung Wha (b. Seoul, 1948). Violinist. (b. Vienna, 1928). Recorder player, composer, and musicologist. DAVIDOVICH, Bella (Muhazhlovna) (b. Baku, Azerbaijan, 1928). Pianist. (b. Amsterdam, 1792; d. Bern, 1873). Flutist. FIZDALE, Robert GOLD, Arthur (b. Chicago, 1920; d. New York, 1995). Duo pianist (with Arthur Gold).(b. Toronto, 1917; d. New York, 1990). Duo pianist (with Robert Fizdale. FRESCOBALDI, Girolamo (b. Ferrara, 1583; d. Rome, 1643). Keyboardist and composer. GALAMIAN, Ivan (Alexander) (b. Tabriz, Persia, 1903; d. New York, 1981). Violinist and teacher. GEMINIANI, Francesco (bapt. Lucca, 1687; d. Dublin, 1762).
Extractions: Now that Cho-Liang Lin, one of the supreme violinists of our time and the director of two acclaimed music festivals, has reached the age of 41, it may be a good time to stop calling him Jimmy. The splendid Taiwan-born virtuoso, renowned for his soulful expression of emotion in classic, romantic, and modern music, acquired his nicknameused universally in the music worldduring his student days at Juilliard, where he worked with Dorothy DeLay. An upbeat, energetic, and handsome man in his prime, Lin talks freely about his life and career. "When I started in my early 20s," he says, "I insisted that everyone call me Cho-Liang, but Americans gravitate to whats easier, and so my schoolmates and teacher called me Jimmy. Finally, I gave up." Back in the 1980s, Asian names were not as common on American concert posters as they are today, and referring to his longtime pal Yo-Yo Ma, Lin adds, "My parents didnt give me an easy name like Yo-Yo. By the way, Yo means friend, Yo-Yo means friendly, and Yo-Yo Ma therefore means friendly horse." Lin was born in 1960 in Hsin-Chu, a quiet college town 60 miles south of Taipei, a research center where his father worked as a nuclear physicist. The city has since grown into the Silicon Valley of Taiwan, but in the 60s it was still a quiet place. Lins brainy father, Kuo-Chin Lin, who played the traditional Chinese stringed instrument the
No. 630: John Joseph Merlin Merlin was a harpsichordist and violinist. John joseph Merlin The Ingenious Mechanick,The Iveagh Bequest Beatson of Calgary, Canada, won a gold medal from the http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi630.htm
Extractions: by John H. Lienhard Click here for audio of Episode 630. Today, a genius takes pleasure in a world of his own making. The University of Houston's College of Engineering presents this series about the machines that make our civilization run, and the people whose ingenuity created them. H ere's a Gainsborough painting. It's a man in his 40s with a fine, clear-eyed face. He's someone you'd like to know. But who is he? A second miniature version of the painting finally turned up in 1973. It had his name on it. He's John Joseph Merlin, a Belgian, born in 1735. As a young man he worked in Paris as a mathematical-instrument maker. He made clocks and other fine machines. Merlin's contemporary James Watt also started in that trade. Merlin was a mechanical prodigy. The Spanish Ambassador to England knew of him. He brought him to London in 1760. Merlin was soon running with Johann Christian Bach, Thomas Gainsborough, Samuel Johnson, and Horace Walpole. This mechanic may have run in fast company. But his work makes it clear that his genius was no pretense. He produced a whole set of museum-quality clocks and watches. He built a "perpetual motion machine" that ran on atmospheric-pressure changes. He built wheelchairs and weighing machines. He invented an early roller skate. He made robots.
Reviews students of Franz Kneisl and joseph Joachim, both Thursday night, pianist Jeanne Yu,violinist Claire Chan Their glowing, burnishedgold sound was perfect for http://www.uwm.edu/PSOA/Music/mcmf/Reviews.html
Extractions: Journal Sentinel music critic Last Updated: April 30, 2001 Cellist Stefan Kartman and pianist Jeannie Yu could spend their summers playing at a nice, quiet music festival in some woodsy or seaside locale. Instead, they'll run their own Milwaukee Chamber Music Festival, June 24 through July 30. It will be more musical boot camp than vacation for them and the 40 students who participate. "The contact with the faculty will be intense," Kartman said. "The student/faculty ratio is very low, 12 to 40. We sit down and play with these kids. The one thing we don't do is put them on stage in orchestra concerts, which other festivals use to bring in the money. There needs to be someplace where they can do just chamber music. That's what separates us." Kartman and Yu, husband and wife and soon to be parents, came to Milwaukee last fall. He is the new faculty cellist in the music department of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and she teaches at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music.
Mark Isaacs » ABC Gold & Tweed Coasts Another uncle was violinist Kelly Isaacs who throughout his Goodman, Alexander Tamir,David Burge, joseph Tal, Igor http://www.abc.net.au/goldcoast/stories/s1066286.htm
Extractions: Story Index Monday, 22 March 2004 In the audience: musician Mark Isaacs swaps places for a moment. Australian-based pianist-composer Mark Isaacs has been described by the Los Angeles Times as 'a splendid musical mind'. Born in 1958, Isaacs has pursued a unique and demanding career path that has seen him gain international recognition in both jazz and classical music. Such diversity was nurtured in the crucible of a highly musical family. Mark's uncle was the legendary British jazz guitarist Ike Isaacs, who worked for many years with jazz violinist Stephane Grapelli and was on friendly terms with many of the biggest names in jazz. Duke Ellington came for dinner one time and there were visits from George Benson, Joe Pass, Wes Montgomery, Barney Kessel and many others. As Mark grew older he would have informal jams with some of the famous musicians who would visit the Isaacs household.
Croatian Music, Bunjevci Croats In Backa joseph Angster (18341918) was born in Jagodnjak the violinist Zlatko Balokovic (1895-1965),he was Dragica Martinis (1922),; Nada Puttar - gold (1923),; Biserka http://www.hr/darko/etf/et12.html
Extractions: Croatian proverb (see [ Kuhac The first Croatian neum manuscripts for church music date from the 11th century. The Osor Evangelistary (1080-1082) from the convent of st. Nikola in Osor (island of Cres) is written in beneventana, ornamented by Monte Cassino initials, and accompanied with old neums. This evangelistary contains among others a prayer for the Pope, for Byzantine tsar, and for the King which at that time was factual ruler of Osor (regis nostri) - Crotian King Zvonimir. The evangelistry is held in the Vatican Archives. Some of the Christmas folk songs from the 12th century are still very popular. It is interesting that the Croats have more than 500 (five hundred) Christmas carols. There are Christmas verses that can have a dozen of different melodies, varying considerably from region to region. The number of Christmas carols is surprisingly large even in world's proportions. Very old and valuable is the Dubrovnik Missal from 12th century, now kept in the Bodleian Library in Oxford. Written in Latin, in Beneventan script, it contains prayers and some chants unique in Europe. See [
Anthony Joseph Lanman - Composer - News Daniel Bolshoy and MezzoSoprano Julie Nesrallah, and a major work for violincommissioned by violinist Benjamin Sung. 09/10/2003 - Tony goes gold baby! http://www.thenewstyle.org/tony/tonynews.htm
Extractions: There is a new recording, info and a score excerpt now available for my latest flute work entitled " Cerulean Soliloquy ". I recently did an interview on the radio program "Kalvos and Damian's New Music Bazaar". You can hear it here I'm currently working on a new duet for cimbalom and theorbo which was commissioned by percussionist John Astaire. Upcoming commissions include a song cycle for guitarist Daniel Bolshoy and Mezzo-Soprano Julie Nesrallah , and a major work for violin commissioned by violinist Benjamin Sung.
Patrick Ballarat, in the colony of Victoria, gold digger, do of Geelong, because their sonPeter joseph was born He had been a gifted violinist who had entertained the http://www.tip.net.au/~ivecm/patrick.htm
Joseph Haydn the musicloving Austrian nobleman, Karl joseph von Fürnberg. offer extended by aLondon violinist and concert premiere of The Creation, a gold medal engraved http://library.thinkquest.org/16020/data/eng/text/classical/composers/haydnjosep
Extractions: Franz Joseph Haydn Haydn was borne on the 31 March, 1732, in Rohrau, a village in eastern Austria near the Hungarian border. His father worked as a wheelwright, and his mother, before her marriage, was employed as a cook for the lords in the village. Joseph, their second child, to the surprise of his parents, unusually early musical talent. His parents, unskilled in this area, had no notion of what course to take regarding his musical instruction. Most fortunately for them, they had a cousin serving as principal and choirmaster of a school in nearby Hainburg. He offered to take the boy into his home and instruct him. Thus, at the age of six, Haydn had left his home only to return on rare, brief visits to his parental cottage. From a professional point of view, Haydn's move to Hainburg was most gratifying. For, at an early age, he sang in the choir, learned how to play various instruments, and developed a basic knowledge of music. Nevertheless, his move to Hainburg had its fair share of social problems. First off, Haydn's cousin was fairly poor. His meager salary was hardly enough to support his growing family. Later, Haydn recalled that he received "more flogging than food." As a child, Haydn did not receive the love that a child requires. From his experiences, he was endowed withe a nature marked by wiry resilience and a contented disposition. A decisive change in his life when he became eight years old. The musical director of Saint Stephen's church, the most important church in Vienna, Austria, had observed Haydn on a visit to Hainburg. He realised Haydn's talents and so invited him to become a chorister at the church. Haydn's parents accepted the offer withe much delight, for it secured for their child an extensive background in music. Further, it alleviated them of all board charges while Haydn stayed at the choir school. Haydn began instruction at the school in 1740, whereupon, he remained for nine years. The pattern of life at Hainburg repeated itself. Again, Haydn had to work arduously to fulfill his duties as chorister; again, he was poorly fed, and sometimes suffered from what he reported as "ravenous hunger." As Haydn matured, his voice began to deteriorate; when it broke, the cathedral had no use for him. They capitalised on an incident during which Haydn committed a practical joke; their punishment was expulsion.
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Extractions: Six pieces composed for, and in collaboration with, violinist Malcolm Goldstein, that have extended the image of violin sounding, each in their own way. Includes the following: Eight Whiskus by John Cage; Portrait of Malcolm by Pauline Oliveros Trinity by Ornette Coleman; (gamelan) The Gold Stone by Philip Corner; and Koan by James Tenney. Item number GM-CD-1; Compact disc (cdr version) $16.00 Item number GM-C-1; Cassette tape $10.00 Collecting the thoughts and perceptions that have evolved from his past twenty-five years of music making and observation of the natural world, Malcolm Goldstein offers a very particular view of improvisation: "the musician as one centered in the process of discovery, unfolding moment to moment, that is realized in the gesture of enactment/sounding." Through articles, previously published in various periodicals, interspersed and embellished with excerpts from journals, interviews, letters, and music scores, the author touches on social, political, educational, aesthetic and economic considerations as he explores the "expression of the wholeness of our humanity." Item number GM-W-1; Book $15.00
NMSO ~ Program Notes Franz joseph Haydn. In 1787 Haydn entrusted Johann Tost, a violinist in his orchestraat The forceful and inventive 88th Symphony was worth every gold louis d http://www.nmso.org/cpn030406.htm
Extractions: In 1787 Haydn entrusted Johann Tost, a violinist in his orchestra at Esterháza, with the task of taking two new symphonies (Nos. 88 and 89) to Paris and selling them to music publisher Jean-Georges Sieber. Three years before, Haydn had written six symphonies for a concert series at the fashionable Parisian Masonic Lodge Olympique run by Comte d'Ogny. These six works, which came to be known as the "Paris" symphonies, were immensely popular and Haydn (a canny businessman) had this receptive market in mind when he wrote the new symphonies. Now Tost was what might nowadays be termed an entrepreneur. To put it more bluntly, he was a wheeler-dealer. He took the two symphonies and sold them all right-along with a third symphony by Adalbert Gyrowetz that he tried to pass off as being another work by Haydn. Tost's attempts to skim off a little extra profit for himself led to some testy exchanges between Haydn, Sieber and the Viennese publisher Artaria, who also wanted to publish the works. Tost eventually decided to concentrate on being a full-time businessman, usually working on the shady side of the street, so to speak, and became a wealthy man. Haydn must have forgiven his shenanigans because he later dedicated three sets of string quartets to him (Op. 54, 55 and 64.)
Extractions: The Classical Album 1 "The Classical Album 1" is due for release through EMI Premier Classical. This is Vanessa Maes second album for EMI and is the first of a new classical series. With accompaniment provided by the charismatic Russian conductor Victor Vedetov and the world famous London Symphony Orchestra, this album contains some of he most beautiful and heartfelt pieces of music for violin and orchestra.
NEWMAN,PHILIP Fellow judges included joseph Szigeti, Yehudi Menuhin, Zino great patron of the artsand an accomplished violinist. him with a very beautiful gold mounted bow http://www.cremona.u-net.com/newman.htm
Extractions: CHENISTON K ROLAND (Violin Historian) (C)1997 EPILOGUE Having read the forgoing article about the life of the violinist Philip Newman you may not have noticed the following strange coincidences. 23 November 1950 - Newman returns to England after many years absence to play in Manchester's Free Trade Hall 25 November 1965 - Newman's long association with Queen Elizabeth of the Belgians ends with her death at the age of Ninety 23 November 1966 - Newman to appear in tribute to Queen Elizabeth 23 November 1966 - Newman dies in his hotel room PHILIP NEWMAN ARCHIVES IN THE ROLAND COLLECTION Photographs, Letters, Programmes etc - are in the Roland Collection, all of which will eventually be passed to the Royal Northern College of Music. The College holds a considerable amount of memorabilia of this wonderful violinist. Most of this material was given to the College by his sister Pearl Newman, shortly after Philip Newman's death.