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A rare piece of music has been discovered depicted in 17th-century painting at Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery. http://www.classical-music.com/article/rare-piece-music-discovered-17th-century-painting

This is Recorder Revolution! By Toby Young, performed by Palisander.

You can hear them next month at the London Festival of Baroque Music :point_right: sjss.org.uk/events/palisander-2

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Jan Lisiecki performs Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2 with Lionel Bringuier and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, stunning!

Full concert on replay

The program of the hall dedicated to acoustic guitars in Cremona Musica 2018 is becoming increasingly richer. From 28 to 30 September the Acoustic Guitar Village will host not just concerts by the masters of six-strings and exhibitions of instruments, but also a prestigious series of Masterclasses, covering both didactics and lutherie.
The teachers are absolutely first-class: in the didactic masterclasses, M° Micki Piperno will be joined by inte...

On Leopold Stokowski's birthday, find out the little known history of how he impacted the orchestra.

When the contrabass flute is just not low enough...

Strive not to be a success, but rather be of value

Music written by composers in the Theresienstadt Ghetto during the Holocaust has been recovered, and is now stored online. Read our story to find out more.

After a career spent teaching music, Pal Molnar started repairing violins as a retirement hobby, but in few years he invented a revolutionary adjustable sound post in carbon fiber, that is attracting many luthiers and musicians. While he is preparing to Cremona Musica 2018, Pal Molnar told us all wanted to know about Anima Nova:

Anima Nova is an innovative carbon fibre sound post for string instruments. How did you start to conceive and develop ...

What makes music emblematic of war?

Stradivari’s distinctive sound may be down to a bath

A chess set made of antique piano parts. 

American soprano Jessye Norman has won the prestigious Glenn Gould Prize!

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Watch the "5 Browns" play Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" at the Steinway & Sons factory.

Three centuries of history of the Italian piano will amaze Beijing during two weeks of exhibitions, recitals and conferences dedicated to one of the key instruments of great music, invented in Italy at the end of the XVII century. Between 17 May and 3 June the “Italian Piano Experience” will recall the evolution of keyboard instruments with an exhibition of historical models, and a festival will bring together some of the greatest Italian musicia...