Category Archives: MusicWorks
Oltremare – Composer Luvicido Eianaudi.
Arranged, B.Podesta. Ludovico Maria Enrico Einaudi OMRI is an Italian pianist and composer. Trained at the Conservatorio Verdi in Milan, Einaudi began his career as a classical composer, later incorporating other styles and genres such as pop, rock, folk, and world music.
Cristofori’s Dream, Composed by David Lanz, arr. B.Podesta
New Age artist David Lanz released his album Cristofori’s Dream in 1988, and the concept for his album-titled piece is provided from his blog: Cristofori’s Dream https://thedavidlanz.blogspot.com/2012/01/cristoforis-dream.html As the music begins we find our selves in little Italian village. It is the1700’s. The sun is going down and the stars are coming out. Looking throughaContinue reading “Cristofori’s Dream, Composed by David Lanz, arr. B.Podesta”
Venetian Gondola – Felix Mendelssohn arr. B. Podesta
“Italy at last! And every possible delight I imagined, has now started and I enjoy it very much,” composer Felix Mendelssohn wrote to his family from Venice, Italy on October 11, 1830. 1 This piece begins with a left-hand motive, evoking the sounds of soft and steady water movements. It is in a triple meterContinue reading “Venetian Gondola – Felix Mendelssohn arr. B. Podesta”
One Day, Ten Albums
There was a Facebook activity where people would post a photo of an album they liked for a ten day period. Each day, they would tag another person to also join the event, so in a short period of time, opening Facebook was an exercise in seeing people’s favorite albums. There were no explanations, justContinue reading “One Day, Ten Albums”
Audio Bring It On Home
June 2016: The Gypsy Cowboys live at the Socks for Siberia Benefit, Fiskdale Ma. On a rainy Saturday in June 2016, the Hyland Orchard in Fiskdale MA hosted the annual Socks for Siberia Benefit. A series of bands performed under the pavilion for the day-long event, which was a good thing since heavy rain cameContinue reading “Audio Bring It On Home”