Video of the day: Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra

A complete live performance by the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra and Andrés Orozco-Estrada The Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra’s YouTube channel continues to present some wonderful live performances. A couple of weeks ago we featured their account of Prokofiev’s First Symphony conducted by François Leleux, today it is a complete performance of Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra conducted by […]

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The Who – Baba O’Riley (live)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZerKlpIk9A 1,160,417 views so far “Feel better instantly or repeat as many times as needed. I’ve been obsessively listening to covers of Baba O’Riley and now that I’ve heard this version, I have to say that it took an older Who to come close to the performance by the younger Who.

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Family – ‘Dim’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrUlKrYmKr8 “This has to one of the cleverest musical arrangements ever. And what a voice. A classic song that deserves a wider audience. Jim King was so great in those early Family gigs. His sax rocked and swung, especially on The Weaver’s Answer, and A Song for Me. Unforgettable. Wonderful Classic slinky early FamilyYou can […]

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BACH: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Violin Concertos

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FdNlhZAYBE “Antonio Vivaldi and Johann ebastian Bach were simply the best violinist to have ever graced this earth true masters of their craft. .. it is a privilege to hear such beauty ! Thank you for posting this.  What a wonderful and thorough recording of all of the concerti. Both in the recording and […]

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Howlin’ Wolf – Back Door Man

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVIA1n5ng4Y “Man Zepplin ripped this man off I didn’t know The Doors did too. I sure hope he got money from them This is pure sex. If i could speak music to you this would be it i wouldn’t talk a word i would just play this and you would understand my heart.”

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Mozart – Serenade for winds K. 361 3rd movement

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7jEpsgpPLQ Editors note: The wonder and beauty of this is such that words fail us. The following though gets right to the heart of the matter. “On the page it looked nothing. The beginning simple, almost comic. Just a pulse – bassoons and basset horns – like a rusty squeezebox. Then suddenly – high above […]

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