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2013-09-09 12:26:03

41-CD and DVD Box Set Featuring 7 Previously Unreleased Recitals and The First Ever DVD Release of "Horowitz on Television" NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Classical presents Vladimir Horowitz Live at Carnegie Hall, a deluxe box set featuring the complete RCA and Columbia recitals of Vladimir Horowitz recorded live at Carnegie Hall between 1951 and 1978. Available September 30, the limited edition box set includes 41 CDs plus a DVD and features 8 previously unreleased...

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...

2012-06-08 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....

2011-11-15 14:19:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Composed in commemoration of the tragic events of September 11 by renowned Russian musician Efrem Podgaits, his striking piece New York Mass will serve as the centerpiece for a concert featuring the Russian Chamber Chorus of New York (RCCNY) on Friday, November 18, 8:00 p.m. at The Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive (bet. 120th & 122nd St.), Morningside Heights. (Event was rescheduled from last month due to snowstorm.) Led by RCCNY artistic...

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...

2008-09-09 21:00:14

By Mary Kunz Goldman Robert Levin and his wife, Ya-Fei Chuang, played a thrilling and delightful recital Saturday night at Lippes Hall in Slee Hall, on UB's North Campus. Other musicians should look to their program as an example of how it should be done. The music was from widely varying eras, genres and nationalities. We started out with some evocative Debussy, segued into two magical pieces by Schubert, and then it was time for the witty, virtuosic "Paganini Variations" by Polish...