Month: October 2020

ITL #10: Side Notes

After some John Cage follow up, Chris and Sridhar discuss the Steinway & Sons Spirio player piano, vinyl revival, the concertos of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff, and how AI might affect the future of the music industry.

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4’33” performed by a death metal band

Tabla – Indian percussion instrument

Zakir Hussain – tabla virtuoso

Zakir Hussain plays tabla

Sridhar’s essay on John Cage

Player piano – wikipedia

Steinway & Sons Spirio player piano

Music Streaming is Fueling Vinyl’s Resurgence

Music industry sales visualized

Sir Patrick Stewart reads Shakespeare’s Sonnet 130

Mozart – Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major

Khatia Buniatishvili – French-Georgian pianist

Khatia Buniatishvili plays Rachmaninoff Piano Concertos 2 & 3

Sergei Rachmaninoff – Russian composer/pianist

Rachmaninoff – Vocalise on theremin

Denis Matsuev – Russian pianist

Denis Matsuev plays Rachmaninoff Piano Concertos 2 & 3 back-to-back

Vladimir Horowitz plays Rachmaninoff 3 with Zubin Mehta

Zubin Mehta – Indian conductor

Zubin Mehta’s final 3 minutes of conducting the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Russian composer

Valery Gergiev conducts Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6

Gil Shaham plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor

Denis Matsuev plays Rachmaninoff – Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Augustin Hadelich plays Paganini – Caprice no. 24

AIVA – artificial intelligence composer

AIVA soundtrack playlist – website


Victor Borge – (music/comed)ian

Victor Borge – Live in Minneapolis

Louis Armstrong – trumpeter

Louis Singin’ ‘Dinah’ in Copenhagen

Ken Burns: Jazz

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