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by pianoman
Mon Jun 16, 2014 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Psy Thread
Replies: 4
Views: 17967

Psy Thread

Psy videos get an automatic post here. 62M views in one week. :lol: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkMNOlYcpHg http://assets.rappler.com/612F469A6EA84F6BAE882D2B94A4B421/img/E31BF8B03DC540DAA6B8C04914C96098/hangover-psy-snoop-dogg-20140609-02.jpg http://images.hanbeat.com/data/images/full/7537/psy-h...
by pianoman
Sun Jun 15, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: Piano
Topic: Yundi Article in The Telegraph
Replies: 0
Views: 10382

Yundi Article in The Telegraph

Interesting tidbits here. Some background on the switch he made from DG to Sony and then back again. Seems like the rivalry with Lang Lang is pretty intense in China. :lol: To people in the West it makes very little sense, but then again classical pianists aren't considered pop-star celebrities in t...
by pianoman
Sat Jun 14, 2014 6:11 pm
Forum: Piano
Topic: Naomi Kudo thread
Replies: 4
Views: 15983

Naomi Kudo thread

Here's an interesting new pianist I heard in a live performance on WFMT Chicago. I heard her play some Chopin, I believe it was the andante spianato and a scherzo but could be wrong. She has a way of playing runs where the notes are timed perfectly like geometric fractals. There isn't much out there...
by pianoman
Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:53 pm
Forum: Strings
Topic: Yo-Yo Ma Reminiscences
Replies: 1
Views: 9428

Re: Yo-Yo Ma Reminiscences

My first real awareness of Yo-Yo Ma came the summer before I began high school, while attending the arts camp Interlochen in Northern Michigan. I was there for visual art, not music. I don’t remember the details of the arrangement, but students at the camp were offered a number of performances eithe...
by pianoman
Thu Jun 12, 2014 7:55 pm
Forum: Strings
Topic: Yo-Yo Ma Reminiscences
Replies: 1
Views: 9428

Yo-Yo Ma Reminiscences

There is probably no Asian classical musician more well-known than Yo-Yo Ma. He will turn 59 this year, and I can think of no better topic to jump start this forum than an open retrospective on Yo-Yo Ma and his music: When did you first realize who he was? What was the first work you heard him perfo...
by pianoman
Thu Jun 12, 2014 7:49 pm
Forum: Welcome to Asian Classical
Topic: Mission Statement and Rules
Replies: 2
Views: 23032

Mission Statement and Rules

A well-circulated 2012 Slate.com article with the headline “Can Asians Save Classical Music?” presented the following statistics: Of Asian-Americans 18-24 responding to the same survey, 14 percent reported attending a classical concert in the past year, more than any other demographic in that age gr...