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Claire Black and Ginevra Ventre of the Elegua Duo.
Claire Black and Ginevra Ventre of the Elegua Duo.

The Elegua Duo performs movements 1 & 4 of Rachmaninoff's Cello Sonata.

The Elegua Duo, Pianist Claire Black (from Long Lake) and Cellist Ginevra Ventre were nice enough to let us record their concert at St. Bernard's Church in Saranac Lake on July 30, 2009. Here's an excerpt.  Go to full article

from Platero y yo, performed by Lynn McGrath, excerpt 1

North Country classical guitarist Lynn McGrath shares music written by Italian composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco to accompany sections of Platero y yo, a popular work by Spanish poet Juan Ramon Jimenez. McGrath also provides her own translations of the poetry.  Go to full article

from Platero y yo, performed by Lynn McGrath, excerpt 2

North Country classical guitarist Lynn McGrath shares music written by Italian composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco to accompany sections of Platero y yo, a popular work by Spanish poet Juan Ramon Jimenez. McGrath also provides her own translations of the poetry.  Go to full article

Layssies moy coy, je vous en prye

Asteria performs Layssies moy coy, je vous en prye by Johannes le Grant (fl. 1420-1440). Recorded November 16, 2008 at the Church in the Hollow in Saranac, NY, as part of the Hill and Hollow Music series.  Go to full article

Mon povre cuer

Asteria performs Mon povre cuer, anon. Recorded November 16, 2008 at the Church in the Hollow in Saranac, NY, as part of the Hill and Hollow Music series.  Go to full article

Mozart's Viola Quintet, K. 516, "A Garden of Music," performed by The Biava Quartet

The Church of the Assumption in Redford, NY, hosts the Hill and Hollow Music series. One of this season's finest performances was by The Biava Quartet. In this live concert excerpt recorded April 27, 2008, we hear them perform the Viola Quintet in G, K. 516, "A Garden of Music," with soloist Soovin Kim, viola.  Go to full article

Saxophone Quartet (by Saarinen)

Performed by the Frontier Saxophone Quartet in Plattsburgh, NY for UpNorth Music.  Go to full article

Kopal (by Dervaux)

Performed by the Frontier Saxophone Quartet in Plattsburgh, NY for UpNorth Music.  Go to full article

Two Villa-Lobos compositions performed by Julia Sinclair

A 15-year-old classical guitarist from Madrid, in St. Lawrence county, will be traveling to California this weekend for the Parkening Young Guitarist Competition at Pepperdine University in Malibu. Julia Sinclair will be competing against other exceptional under-18 guitarists from around the world in a contest that's well-known on the classical circuit.

Two Villa-Lobos compositions performed by Julia Sinclair:
Choro No.1 and Prelude No.2  Go to full article
The Biava Quartet
The Biava Quartet

String Quartet, Op. 74 #3, "The Rider," by Franz Joseph Haydn, performed by The Biava Quartet

The Church in the Hollow in Saranac NY hosts the Hill and Hollow Music series. One of this season's finest performances was by The Biava Quartet. In this live concert excerpt recorded March 26, 2006, we hear them perform the String Quartet, Op. 74 #3, "The Rider," by Franz Joseph Haydn.  Go to full article

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