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2013-04-15 12:26:43

The Complete RCA Collection - 11 CD and DVD Box Set - Available April 16, 2013 NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RCA Red Seal celebrates the legendary pianist Byron Janis' 85(th) Birthday with the release of The Complete RCA Collection available on April 16(th), 2013. The box set brings together his entire discography on RCA for the first time with no fewer than seven "first on CD" releases. Newly remastered from original sources, the recordings are presented in facsimile...

2012-09-05 02:27:12

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The music of Chopin - universally loved for its beauty and communicative power - has long been a dynamic force in Lang Lang's life, propelling him through a number of career-defining experiences. Now, in his 30th-birthday year, Lang Lang records his first album entirely devoted to the great composer's solo piano masterpieces. The Chopin Album - Lang Lang's third album for Sony Classical - includes the second set of Chopin's Etudes (op. 25), the Andante...

2012-08-21 14:20:45

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The international megastar pianist Lang Lang will give a special one-night only concert, hosted by Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG Award-winning entertainer Alec Baldwin, at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium on Tuesday, October 30 at 6:30PM to raise funds for the Lang Lang International Music Foundation. Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell and Grammy and Tony Award-winning jazz artist Dee Dee Bridgewater and Danish singer-songwriter Oh Land will make...

2012-06-06 10:22:10

NEW YORK, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An enthusiastic and loving crowd packed The Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center on May 30(th) when the Yamaha Music and Wellness Institute (YMWI) presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to internationally renowned concert pianist, Maestro Byron Janis. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120606/NY20197-a )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120606/NY20197-b ) Produced with the support of Yamaha Artist Services, Inc., the...

2012-03-20 06:25:07

NEW YORK, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trumpeter Chris Botti, the world's largest selling jazz instrumentalist, will release his latest album, Impressions, on Columbia Records on April 17, 2012. A collection of songs and compositions expressing his love for rich, evocative melodies, the album showcases Botti among a high profile group of featured guests, including pianist/composer Herbie Hancock, tenor Andrea Bocelli, country singer Vince Gill, rock star Mark Knopfler, composer/pianist...

2011-11-09 07:05:00

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabor A Mi In his newest album, Sabor A Mi, Daniel Kobialka captures the essence of familiar Latin favorites in a rich, flowing style. The melodies exhibit a mastery of melodic expressiveness through the lush arrangements and the sounds of gentle strings. Track List1 Sabor A Mi2 Lagrimas Negras3 La Paloma4 Estate5 Aquellos6 What a Diff'rence A Day Made7 Malaguena Alone With Chopin Ryo Yanagitani's interpretations of these works by Chopin will...

2011-10-04 14:49:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wonder of Sound is pleased to introduce Ryo Yanagitani, one of Canada's most promising young concert artists. Yanagitani's first release will delight you both intellectually and emotionally. His classical poise and balance display themselves in his ability to develop the color and textures of each of these selections. His virtuosity and his ability to create beautiful cascades of notes that flow from under his fingers with speed and lightness ending...

2011-03-15 00:00:29

Have an interactive virtual chat with one of the greatest musician of all time, Frederic Chopin. This avatar character, a virtual person, has a unique conversational abilities thanks to a combination of Natural Language Processing (NLP), Virtual Agent and text - to - speech. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2011 For lovers of Chopin's talent around the world, InteliWISE Virtual Agent has launched a unique avatar persona- Virtual Frederic Chopin. By meeting Chopin on...

2011-02-16 11:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique album featuring great poems recited by great voices--from Jim Broadbent, Helena Bonham Carter, Ruby Dee, and Amber Rose Johnson to James Earl Jones, Garrison Keillor, Terence Stamp and Meryl Streep--and set to classical music arrives just in time for April's National Poetry Month. Words For You (Mighty Village/Universal/UMe), released April 12, 2011, brings together the emotional words of the likes of Shakespeare, Walt Whitman, Edgar...

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2011-01-25 08:30:00

Famous composer Frederic Chopin, who experienced regular hallucinations during his lifetime, most likely experienced those visions because he suffered from a form of epilepsy, a pair of Spanish researchers claim in a new study. In their investigation, Manuel Vazquez Caruncho and Francisco Branas Fernandez of the Xeral-Calde Hospital Complex in Lugo studied Chopin's letters, as well as descriptions of what he experienced written by those closest to him, including his partner, George Sand, and...