La Scena Musicale

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: July 30 (Louie, G. Moore)

1949 - Alexina Louie, Vancouver, Canada; composer

Biography (Encyclopedia of Music in Canada)

"Bringing the Tiger Down the Mountain II", played by Stéphane Tétrault (cello) and Sasha Guydukov (piano) (semi-finals of the Montreal Symphony Music Competition, 2007)

1899 - Gerald Moore, Penn (Watford), England; piano accompanist


Accompanied by Gerald Moore, Elizabeth Schwarzkopf sings Mozart's "Die kleine spinnerin"

"Not too loud but not too soft!" - Gerald Moore reminisces (clip from 1951 radio programme)

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