Yuja Wang

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Ligeti: Piano Etudes Book 1/4 Fanfares   4'10"; Book 2/10 The Sorcerer's Apprentice   2'55" (total 7'05")

3 Encores: Chopin Waltz No. 7 in c#, Op. 64/2; at 4'30" Gluck/Wang: Orfeo and Euridice: Melody; at 8'00" Strauss/Cziffra: Tritsch-tratsch Polka (total 11'42")

Scriabin, Selections for Solo Piano  13'17"

Scriabin Sonata no. 2 in g#, Op. 19 "Sonata-Fantasy"   12'18"

Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1 in g, Op. 25, Verbier Festival Orchestra, Kurt Masur   18'57"

Mozart-Volodos 'Alla Turca'   2'41"

Aldo Ciccolini plays the Mozart Piano Sonata No. 11 in A, K. 331 "Turkish March" (the Alla Turca movement, the 3rd, starts at 20'53"   (24'41")

Saint-Saens/Liszt/Horowitz Danse Macabre (The YouTube page says Wang is improvising; she's not.)   6'03"

Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3, Orchestra of the Academy Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano (Moscow, at the closing of the Rostropovich Festival, April 27th 2012)   33'17"

Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Daniele Gatti (Concertgebouw Amsterdam)   32'57"

Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3; at 30'35" Mahler Symphony No. 1, Lucerne Summer Festival 2009 (total 1°32'24")

The Flight of the Bumble-Bee by Rimsky-Korsakov   1'51"

Schubert/Liszt: Gretchen am Spinnrade (Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel); at 3'53" Auf dem Wasser zu singen (On the water to sing); at 7'56" Erlkonig (total 12'21")

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in bb, Op. 23, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Hanna Lintu (Helsinki Music Centre concert hall, 7 September 2012)   36'37"

Schumann: Symphonic Etudes Opus 13 Nos. 1-6 (total 9'49")

Schumann: Symphonic Etudes Opus 13 Nos. 7-12 (total 12'04")

Ravel: La Valse   11'04"

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3   43'46"

Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Charles Dutoit, NHK Symphony Orchestra   23'47"

Rachmaninov: Vocalise, at Verbier 2008   4'31"

Stravinsky: 3 Movements from Petrushka   15'16"

 

Rachmaninov: Sonata for cello and piano in g, Op. 19; Lynn Harrell, Yuja Wang. At the 2008 Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. Wang was 21. (Video is split into 4 parts. Total 34'43")

1st Movt. Part 1 Lento, Allegro moderato

1st Movt. Part 2 End of 1st Movt. & all of 2nd Movt. Allegro moderato

3rd Movt. Andante

4th Movt. Allegro mosso

 

A "YouTube Mix" of 49 Yuja Wang videos


Yuja Wang Interviews

PBS with Alex Bloom   13'10"

In Israel with Prof. Vardi (lots of playing)   28'20"

Another with Prof. Vardi   28'16"

In Israel (no playing)   17'11"

Verbier Festival 2013 - interview   2'53"

Yuja Wang & Cherno Jobatey In Berlin   4'45"

Yuja Wang's Personality   3'54"

Yuja cold in Hamburg talking about playing under Claudio Abbado   3'01"


Leif Ove Andsnes

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Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3, Leif Ove Andsnes, Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester, Lionel Bringuier, Stockholm 2009


Martha Argerich

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Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.6 (Munich, 1966)

Schumann: Piano Concerto in a, Op. 54,

Ravel: Jeux d'eau, 1977


Claudio Arrau

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Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 21 in C, Op. 53, "Waldstein"


Vladimir Ashkenazy

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Chopin: Complete nocturnes

Scores of the nocturnes, in order


Daniel Barenboim

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Beethoven: The 32 Piano Sonatas, Concert 1 (Nos. 1, 18, 29 "Hammerklavier")

Beethoven: The 32 Piano Sonatas, Concert 2 (Nos. 2, 17, 10, 26)

Beethoven: The 32 Piano Sonatas, Concert 3 (Nos. 8 "Pathetique", 12 "funeral march", 25, 28)

Beethoven: The 32 Piano Sonatas, Concert 4 (Nos. 5, 11, 19, 20, 23 "Appassionata")

Beethoven: The 32 Piano Sonatas, Concert 5 (Nos. 7, 13, 27, 21 "Waldstein")

Beethoven: The 32 Piano Sonatas, Concert 6 (Nos. 15 "Pastoral", 3, 24, 30)

Beethoven: The 32 Piano Sonatas, Concert 7 (Nos. 16, 14 "Moonlight", 6, 31)

Beethoven: The 32 Piano Sonatas, Concert 8 (Nos. 9, 4, 22, 32)

Barenboim on Beethoven - Masterclass on the Sonatas


Ronald Brautigam

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Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in Bb, Op. 83, Michael Schønwandt conductor 47'33"


Alfred Brendel

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Beethoven - Piano Sonata 8, Op.13 "Pathétique" (Color-Coded Analysis)


Imogen Cooper

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Chopin, Nocturne #8 in Db, Op. 27/2

Schubert: 4 Impromptus, Op. 90, D. 899, No. 4 in Ab

Schubert: Fantasie in f, Op. 103, D. 940 (with Paul Lewis)

Janacek: 'Good Night' from "On an Overgrown Path": 1st series

Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op. 12, 2. Aufschwung

Schumann: Fantasiestucke, Op. 12, 3. Warum?

Chopin: Nocturne #8 in Db, Op. 27/2

Brahms: Theme and Variations in d (arrangement Brahms made for Clara Schumann of his String Sextet No. 1 in Bb, Op. 18: II. Andante, ma moderato)


Glenn Gould

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Bach: Goldberg Variations 1981 Studio Video (complete)

Bach: Partita No. 6 in e, BWV 830


Hélène Grimaud

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Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 in d, Op. 15, Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Gielen 53'02"

DG's EPK for Grimaud's new CD, Brahms: Piano Concertos No 1 & 2 / Grimaud, Nelsons, Vienna Phil

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Op. 58, Orchestre de Paris, Christoph Eschenbach, Royal Albert Hall 2001 (The Proms)

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31 in Ab, Op. 110, Kammermusiksaal (Chamber Music Hall) of the Berlin Phil

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 19, in F, K. 459

Robert Schumann: Kreisleriana Op.16 (with PR photo of Grimaud)

Bach/Busoni: Chaconne in d BWV 1004

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2, in c, Op. 18, Lucerne Festival Orchesta 2008, Claudio Abbado


Friedrich Gulda

Wikipedia article

a Gulda playlist (47 videos)

Marc-André Hamelin

Wikipedia on Hamelin

Chopin: Ballade No.1 in g Op.23

Chopin: Ballade No.3

Chopin: Ballade No. 4

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.2

Scriabin: Piano Sonata No.5


Vladimir Horowitz

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Horowitz plays Mozart (1987, HQ audio, DVD) a Peter Gelb Film (a recording session of Concerto No. 23 in A, K. 488,   50'15")

Mozart: Rondo in D, K. 485


Olga Kern

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Olga Kern's experience at Van Cliburn 2001

Van Cliburn 2001 finals - Olga Kern - Rachmaninov No. 3


Paul Lewis

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YouTube search on "pianist Paul Lewis"

Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 18 in G, D.894


Nikolai Lugansky

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Scriabin Etude Op. 8/12


Alice Sara Ott

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Liszt: La Campanella

Grieg: Piano Concerto, Op. 16 in A, Denmark RSO, Thomas Dausgaard


Maurizio Pollini

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Hong Kong Interview   6'54"

Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1 in d, Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann (Semperoper Opera House)   48'34"

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in Bb, Abbado, Vienna Phil   48'33"

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 19 in F K.459, Bohm, Vienna Phil   28'36"

Mozart: Piano concerto No. 21 in C, K.467   31'32"

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23 in A, K.488, Vienna Phil, Bohm   26'54"

CHOPIN - NOCTURNES complete (Audio only)   1°30'44"


Ilya Rashkovsky(pianist)

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Beethoven: Sonata no. 18 in Eb, Op. 31/3

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no 2 in g, op 16

Prokofiev: Sonata no. 6 in A, op. 82

Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, op. 13   29'34"


Arthur Rubinstein

Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 in d, Op. 15, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink, Amsterdam 1973

Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No. 2 in g, Op. 22, London Symphony Orchestra, Andre Previn, 1975


Mitsuko Uchida

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Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 32 in c, Op. 111 (no video)   27'56"

Krystian Zimerman

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Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in Eb - Krystian Zimerman, Vienna Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G - Krystian Zimerman, Vienna Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in c - Krystian Zimerman, Vienna Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in f, Op. 52

Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in Ab, Op. 47

Chopin: 4 Ballades - See top comment for beginning times and links for all 4

Chopin: Nocturne No. 5 in f#, Op. 15/2

Schubert: Impromptu No. 1 in c, Op. 90

Schubert: Impromptu No. 2 in Eb, Op. 90

Schubert: Impromptu No. 3 in Gb

Schubert: Impromptu No. 4 in ab , Op. 90


Krystian Zimerman in interview

Krystian Zimerman in radio interview, part 1 of 5   9'36"


Part 2 of 5   10'04"


Part 3 of 5   9'04"


Part 4 of 5   9'27"


Part 5 of 5   5'23"


Violin Concertos

Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto, Gil Shaham

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61, Arabella Steinbacher

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Berlin Phil, Seiji Ozawa, Vienna 2008 (begins at 2'55")

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61, Kyung Wha Chung, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Klauss Tennstedt, 1989 (later released by EMI on CD; NML: http://x.co/1AQcW)

Brahms: Violin Concerto in D, Op.77, Sayaka Shoji, North German Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra Hamburg, Alan Takeshi Gilbert

Martinu: Violin Concerto no.2 (violin part synched to score)

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in e, Op. 64, Janine Jansen, BBC Symphony Orchestra

Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A, Op. 99, Frank Peter Zimmermann, Spanish Radio and Television Orchestra, Carlos Kalmar

Sibelius: Violin Concerto in d, Op. 47, Soyoung Yoon, Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra, Marek Pijarowski (Poznan, Poland 19 October 2011)

Sibelius: Violin Concerto in d, Sarah Chang, Radio Philharmonic Orchestra (The Netherlands), Jaap Van Zweden

Sibelius: Violin Concerto in d, Vadim Repin, NHK Symphony Orchestra, Charles Dutoit

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D, Op.35, Janine Jansen, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (Alte Oper Frankfurt, April 19th, 2013)

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D, Op.35, Sayaka Shoji, Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Khatuevich Temirkanov

At 11'06" Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D, Op.35, Leonidas Kavakos, Concertgebouw Orchestra, Karel Mark Chichon; At 0'00" Verdi: Overture "La forza del destino"


Bach, J.S.

Cello Suites 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 - Yo Yo Ma


Beethoven Piano Concertos

Piano Concertos No. 1 in C; At 39'43" No. 2 in Bb; At 1°12'51" No. 3 in c - Daniel Barenboim, pianist and conductor

At 1'10" Piano Concerto No. 4 in G; At 38'25" Piano Concerto No. 5 in Eb - Daniel Barenboim, pianist and conductor

Piano Concerto No. 5 in Eb - Krystian Zimerman, Vienna Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

Piano Concerto No. 4 in G - Krystian Zimerman, Vienna Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

Piano Concerto No. 3 in c - Krystian Zimerman, Vienna Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein


Beethoven Symphonies

Symphony No. 9 in d, Dresdner Staatskapelle, Giuseppe Sinopoli

Symphony No. 9 in d, London Symphony Orchestra, "Festival Choir" (audio only, but 16 million "views")

Wikipedia article about Daniel Barenboim, Edward Said, and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

Symphony No. 9 in d, Op. 125, "Choral", West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (Proms 2012)

Symphony No. 7 in A, Op. 92, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (Proms 2012)

Symphony No. 6 in F, Op. 68, "Pastoral", West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (Proms 2012)

Symphony No. 6 in F, Op. 68, "Pastoral", Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, Philippe Herreweghe 44'07"

Symphony No. 5 in c, Op. 67, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (Proms 2012)

Symphony No. 4 in Bb, Op. 60, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (Proms 2012)

Symphony No. 3 in Eb, Op. 55, "Eroica", Danmarks Radio Symfoniorkestret, Fabio Luisi


Brahms

Symphony No. 1 in c, Op. 68, Danmarks Radio SymfoniOrkestret, Thomas Dausgaard 49'04"

Aaron Copland

Wikipedia on Aaron Copland

Fanfare For The Common Man

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Appalachian Spring, Sydney Camerata Chamber Orchestra, Luke Gilmour


Debussy

La Mer, Berlin Phil, Claudio Abbado


Antonin Dvorák

Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 in e "From The New World", Vienna Phil, Karajan

Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 in e "From The New World", Denmark Radio Symphony Orchestra, Joshua Weilerstein 47'26"

Dvorák Symphony No. 7 in d, Op. 70, Prague Symphony Orchestra 37'06

Cello Concerto in b, Mstislav Rostropovich, NHK Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa


Gabriel Fauré

Requiem, Op. 48, Danmarks Radio Koncertkoret, Danmarks Radio Symfoniorkestret, Ivor Bolton 38'17"


Franz Liszt

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.6 (Munich, 1966), Martha Argerich

Gustav Mahler

Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection", Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra with The National Youth Choir of Great Britain, Gustavo Dudamel

"60 Minutes" segment on Gustavo Dudamel (2009)

Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection", London Symphony Orchestra, Bernstein

Symphony No. 2 "Auferstehung", Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Netherlands Radio Choir, Mariss Jansons

Symphony No.3 in d, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Mariss Jansons

Symphony No. 5 in c#, World Orchestra for Peace, Valery Gergiev, BBC Proms 2010


Mozart

Symphony No. 25 in g, K. 183, Mozarteum Salzbourg Orchestra 26'15"

Vienna Phil, Karl Bohm 22'34"

Symphony No.38 Prague in D , K. 504, Prague Phil, Jiri Belohlavek, (with a gallery of stunning images of Prague) 32'36"

Symphony No. 39 in E-Flat Major, K. 543, Danmarks Radio Symfoniorkestret, Manfred Honeck

Symphony No. 40 in g, K. 550, The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nicolaus Harnoncourt

Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, "Jupiter", Danmarks Radio SymfoniOrkestret, Thomas Dausgaard (video is not of orchestra, but is of a local train trip through the Danish countryside, shot with camera pointing directly down the tracks) 38'18"


Rachmaninov

Piano Concerto No. 3 in d, Op. 30, Leif Ove Andsnes, Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester, Lionel Bringuier, Stockholm 2009


Shostakovich

Symphony No. 5 in d, Op. 47, Danmarks Radio Symfoniorkestret, Thomas Søndergård

Violin Concerto No. 1 in A, Op. 99, Frank Peter Zimmermann, Spanish Radio and Television Orchestra, Carlos Kalmar


Franz Schubert

Symphony No. 7 in E, D. 729, Danmarks Radio SymfoniOrkestret, Andrew Manze

(see this Wikipedia article on the numbering of Symphony No. 7 in E, D. 729)

Symphony No. 8 in B minor "Unfinished" D. 759, Rachmaninoff Concerto Orchestra, Rafael Antonio Rodriguez 24'26"

Symphony No. 9 in C, D. 944, "Great", Danmarks Radio SymfoniOrkestret, Paul McCreesh 1°01'02"

String Quintet in C, Op. 163, D. 956, The Afiara Quartet with Joel Krosnick (cello), who speaks for 8'21" at the beginning of the video. 1°03'20"

Piano Quintet in A, Op. 114, D. 667 "The Trout", Barenboim, Perlman, Zukerman, du Pre, Mehta

Drei Klavierstücke, D.946, Brendel (synched to score)

Klavierstücke in Eb, D.946 no.2, Paul Lewis

4 Impromptus, Op. 90, D.899, No. 2, Paul Lewis

4 Impromptus, Op. 90, D.899, No. 3, Alfred Brendel

Moments musicaux no. 4 D.780, Paul Lewis


Robert Schumann

Symphony No. 3 in Eb, Op. 97, "Rhenish", Danmarks Radio SymfoniOrkestret, Thomas Dausgaard.

Kreisleriana Op.16, Helene Grimaud


Bedrich Smetana

Má Vlast, Czech Philharmonic, Rafael Kubelík

Má Vlast, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Starting times of each of the 6 sections:
0:50 Vyšehrad
18:23 Vltava (The Moldau)
33:54 Šárka
45:28 From Bohemia's woods and fields
59:43 Tábor
73:48 Blaník


Igor Stravinsky

The Rite of Spring: Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Jaap Van Zweden, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam

The Rite of Spring, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Yoel Levi, Telarc recording 1991

The Firebird, Vienna Phil, Gergiev, Salzburg Festival 2000 47'14"

The Firebird, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez, DG recording -- no video

3 Movements from Petrushka, Yuja Wang


Vivaldi

Four Seasons (audio only; there are links to each season)


Ballets

Wikipedia on Ballet

Wikipedia on the Mariinsky Ballet

Wikipedia on Swan Lake

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake - The Kirov Ballet

Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker - Mariinski Ballet, Gergiev, 2008

 Points of note: 1°16'00", 5"56"

Symphony Orchestras

search on "Danmarks Radio Symfoniorkestret"

search on Seattle Symphony

Gerard Schwarz | CONVERSATIONS AT KCTS 9


Misc.

6 hours of random Beethoven piano sonata movements

British Horn Music (my thanks to Paul Giese)