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Stravinsky Tells It How It Is!

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Igor Stravinsky – Documentary

A great documentary on the genius, Igor Stravinsky. There is a lot of good footage including Stravinsky giving a lot of insights into how he thinks and works.

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“I Always Conceived Of Composition As An Adventure.”

A charming, and fascinating, interview given to Bloomberg by Eliot Carter, shortly before his passing at the age of 103! The Late Elliott Carter Spoke in June of Hitler, Romney By James Tarmy – Nov 6, 2012 2:46 AM GMT As the death … Continue reading

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Malcolm McNab – a video scrapbook

Here is a video scrap book of the like of American session trumpeter extraordinaire Malcolm McNab… What a star!

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More from Igor Stravinsky…

“One has a nose. The nose scents and it chooses. An artist is simply a kind of pig snouting truffles.” –Igor Stravinsky

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A Recording Session with Igor Stravinsky

I came across this amazing footage of a recording session, conducted by Igor Stravinsky, of The Soldier’s Tale from 1955. It was filmed by Columbia Records. I have just recently performed this 1917 work, on the cornet, with Ensemble 10.10 … Continue reading

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An Evening with Marti Pellow

Last night saw the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra taking part in a benefit night for the families of the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster. The owner of Everton football club, and theatre impressario, Bill Kenwright was presenting An Evening … Continue reading

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Great photo of Diaghilev and Stravinsky

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Legendary Trumpet Story – The great David Mason

I studied trumpet with the great orchestral first trumpet David Mason. Our time together, as student and teacher came to almost six years. Many will have heard his legendary playing on The Beatles track Penny Lane. Paul McCartney was stuck … Continue reading

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