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Daniel Barenboim

Building Bridges through Music

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Daniel Barenboim and the Palestinian/Israeli West-Eastern Divan Orchestra at Carnegie Hall tonight West-Eastern Divan at Carnegie.

Happy Birthday, Chopin!

In honor of Chopin’s 200th birthday today, here are some great artists playing an assortment of his compositions for piano, plus a lively and impropmtu set of variations on Happy Birthday thrown in for good measure. Martha Argerich plays Chopin’s Polonaise N°6 “l’heroique”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCSEwfqs-VM Daniel Barenboim plays Chopin’s Waltz Op.64 No.1, the “Minute Waltz”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kfibWlWeP4 Valentina Lisitsa more…