Matthias Kadar about the French Brassens’ folk song – satiric and funny (video)
Matthias Kadar is a Hungarian/German composer. He’s the author of Cicerone Music & Art’s interactive course for Composition. As a young musician, he found in the French folk song his idle way to approach social urban themes, and George Brassens was especially inspiring this way to communicate through music directly to people. In this article, Matthias talks about the music but also about his past as a street performer. So we asked him to make a video masterclass about “Le Roi Boiteux”, Continue reading Cicerone Take Away Lesson: BRASSENS’ folk song – “Le Roi Boiteux”
Originally posted 2017-04-04 18:00:51.
Pavel Berman about his own interpretation of Ysaye sonata “George Enescu” (video)
Some composers left notes about what actually inspired their compositions or at least the indications on the original score showed almost no doubt about how to play them. But in the case of Ysaye sonata No. 3 Continue reading Cicerone Take Away Lesson – YSAYE sonata No.3
Originally posted 2017-03-28 20:00:10.
Songwriter Matthias Kadar about the romantic French Chanson heritage
and explains Au Clair de la Lune (video)
We asked Matthias Kadar for a Masterclass about “Au clair de la lune”, one of the most renowned pieces from the French chanson repertoire. Continue reading AU CLAIR DE LA LUNE – Cicerone Take Away Lesson
Originally posted 2017-03-21 18:00:16.
Astor Piazzolla inspired Federico Favali’s “Astor and me” (video)
Federico Favali accepted to give us some explanations about his connection with Astor Piazzolla. In fact, he composed a piece inspired from Piazzolla’s “Inverno Porteno“. In the video below, he talks about both the musical and Continue reading Astor Piazzolla inspired a contemporary violin composition
Originally posted 2017-03-17 18:00:16.