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2014-06-16 20:21:04

-- Event, under the patronage of Ukraine Member of Parliament Serhiy Hrinevetsky, dedicated to the music of composer of Sergei Rachmaninoff -- ODESSA, Ukraine, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Odessa, Ukraine is the site of the first-annual "Black Sea Music Fest," an international music festival dedicated to the music of Sergei Rachmaninoff and sponsored by the United World International Fund. Held from June 13-18 at Odessa's Philharmonic Hall, the event is performed by Odessa's...

2012-06-08 23:03:22

In early summer, the Sochi 2014 Cultural Olympiad presents a special program of activities as part of the "White Nights in Perm" music festival. In addition to six concerts by Vladimir Spivakov and the National Philharmonic of Russia aided by young stars of the Russian music scene, the audience will also be treated to liturgical works by Sergei Rachmaninoff, folk songs and popular arrangements performed by a choir of 100 participants, and rock, ethno music and blues from around the world....

2011-01-17 00:00:40

Zenph Sound Innovations, a pioneering music technology company based in Durham, North Carolina, is accepting beta-testers for its new music editor (working name: RED, for "Re-performance Editor"). Beginning today, visitors to http://www.zenph.com may sign up for the private beta. RED is a state-of-the art high-resolution MIDI editor for Yamaha Disklavier Pro and Disklavier Pianos Durham, NC (PRWEB) January 16, 2011 Zenph Sound Innovations, a pioneering music technology company based in...

2010-02-23 07:30:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Zenph Sound Innovations, Inc., the company whose ground-breaking technology transforms recorded music into data describing precisely how musicians perform, has released its third album to critical reviews that extend its reputation for technical preeminence and acoustic perfection. Thought leaders throughout the audio industry have agreed that Zenph's Rachmaninoff Plays Rachmaninoff, released by Sony Masterworks, ranks as one of the...

2009-12-04 13:48:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Masterworks, in collaboration with the Vladimir Horowitz Estate, presents an unprecedented collection of never-before-available historic recordings, photographs and ephemera highlighting legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz. Focusing on the full range of Horowitz's recordings from the prime of his career, as well as a storied European appearance at age 82, the three extraordinary releases - the 70-CD box set Vladimir Horowitz: The Complete Original...

2009-11-05 15:37:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 6, 2009, a century after his first recitals in the U.S., legendary composer and pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff will once again grace Carnegie Hall. Zenph Studios presents a live recital, Rachmaninoff Plays Rachmaninoff. Experiencing a Zenph's re-performance is akin to hearing firsthand a musician you've loved and enjoyed your entire life. This recital features works originally recorded by Rachmaninoff from 1921 to 1942, now re-performed on an...

2008-10-05 21:00:11

By Herman Trotter With the festivities of opening night a fond memory, JoAnn Falletta is kicking off the meat-and-potatoes part of the new Classics Series season this weekend with an appealing Russian program that traces an emotional journey from casual ethnic folksiness to abject despair. Friday's performance opened with Prokofiev's 1920 "Overture on Hebrew Themes," whose oom-pah string undertone and Klezmer tilt keep recurring to unify this brief but engaging work. The performance kept...


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