Music and CAREER

Webinar for iClassical about success in the music business. Being great at playing is not enough if you want to succeed in the music business! Being a PRO means understanding the basics of promotion and communication and learning how to choose the right media and how to use them effectively. In this Webinar, Irma de Jong talks about these and other topics.

Music and CAREER

What does it mean and take to be on social media? Is it just for fun, or will it bring you serious results? Irma de Jong talks about the different faces of social media networks.

Music and CAREER

Lot's of tools are available to any musician, it also means more competition. You need to know exactly what you do to become successful. Get more educated about the music industry, networking, and know how to communicate to managers and your audience. More advice from Storm Gloor, Associate Professor in the Music & Entertainment Industry Studies Department, University of Colorado Denver.

VIRTUOSITY

What is virtuosity?  In this video, Amit Peled talks about how his own teachers used to define virtuosity, and how this concept can become an axiom for you, to put in one closet of your mind and keep it there, as something which is part of your playing ideology and also a precious hint for your performances.

Learn and practice SPICCATO

How to practice Spiccato. Here Amit Peled shows how technically it works, but also gives a vision of how to get used to some particular dynamics, in order to enrich your technical vocabulary; in the tutorials, you will find dozens of these so precious small chapters where you can grab lots of fundamental educations.

The Art of sharing Music Lessons

Maurizio Baglini talks about the importance of online teaching. This internationally active Italian concert pianist and chamber musician is one of the greatest new generation pianists.  Why does online instruction differ from the regular Conservatory teaching and how the students, as well as professionals, other teachers and amateurs, can profit to the maximum to improve their skills through online education tutorials.

RACHMANINOFF

Professor Ricardo Castro is talking about Rachmaninoff as a composer, but also as a human being, living in a very particular historical period and going through different contexts. Discover how all of this influenced his music, and how we can make an experience out of that.

RAVEL

Professor Hagai Shaham talks about the many topics of Ravel TZIGANE, and why it is a genial composition. More about it can be found in the blog Ravel TZIGANE.

DVORAK

DVORAK CELLO CONCERTO IN B MINOR - ORIGINS AND BACKGROUND Maestro Peled tells, as an introduction to the lesson, about the origins of the piece, the influence that Dvorak had from Victor Herbert and the social environment of that period. Precious historical storytelling which, as he says "every student has to know", as a fundamental for artistic inspiration and performing.

The day when Beethoven got a "No!"

Technique and features of Fortepiano. In this video Guido Bizzi, Owner of the “Accademia Europea Villa Bossi” shows the features of the next of kin of modern Piano, that is the Fortepiano. How it’s built, which registers it has, and how famous composers wrote important pieces to be performed on this instrument. Guido also tells us an interesting story about the times following the French Revolution, which in the end were not so far from ours. Then enjoy a very fast and demanding performance by the young talented Riccardo Bisatti.

A Harpsichord built on your taste

How a Harpsichord should sound. To understand a music composition, it’s often necessary to know for which instrument it was originally composed, especially in the era of baroque music. In this video Guido Bizzi, Owner and founder of the “Accademia Europea Villa Bossi” shows how a harpsichord is made, what kind of sounds it allows and how the performers can use it. The performance is played by Riccardo Bisatti, 17 years old pianist, who was recently prized at the Italian Chamber of Deputies, and, in addition to his outstanding talent, attended specialized masterclasses for playing Harpsichord and Fortepiano.

Never heard of the word "Aliquot"?

The Bluthner Aliquot. Thanks to the experience of Guido Bizzi, we have the occasion to see from very close a very particular modern Piano, choosen amongst the hundreds of unique instruments that Guido had in his famous laboratory, sited close to Varese (Italy). This one is built with a system of additional strings which gives a very fascinating character to the performance of Riccardo Bisatti, very young talented pianist, who presents an excerpt from Brahms Fantasies.

STRADIVARIUS

 

What's it like to perform on a Stradivarius?  In this video, Anne Sophie Mutter talks about the features of this precious instrument, its history, mystery, capacity and it's sound and how it helps her to perform at her utmost.

Huberman's STRAD

 

Famous violinist Joshua Bell on how he found his precious Stradivarius, on the occasion of popping into a shop in London to find some strings. This "Huberman" Strad is a  notorious instrument, stolen from a dressing room Carnegie Hall and covered with shoe polish.
Well, the rest of this amazing story you'll hear in the video!

Comparing STRADS

 

In this video you get a backstage glimpse of how Shlomo Mintz adjusts the Stradivari "Vesuvius", built in 1727, from the Cremona Violin Museum to his taste and preferences in less than one hour, before performing on it during the Cremona Music Award 2016.

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