Yo-Yo Ma 30 Years Outside the Box

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dc.contributor.other Yo-Yo Ma es
dc.contributor.other Robert White es
dc.contributor.other Ani Kavafian es
dc.contributor.other Samuel Sanders es
dc.coverage.spatial New York - United States es
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-17T15:53:40Z
dc.date.available 1979
dc.date.available 2014-03-17T15:53:40Z
dc.date.copyright 2009
dc.date.issued 2014-03-17
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/4024
dc.description.abstract Yo-Yo Ma is among the finest cellists of his generation, and a musician of unusually broad appeal. His great success is no doubt due to an easygoing, friendly stage personality in addition to his fine, adventurous musicianship. Indeed, Ma appears to have music in his blood: his mother was a singer in Hong Kong, his father a conductor, composer, and teacher. Although he had his first cello lessons at age four, memorizing two bars of Bach's cello suites every day, he had initially studied the violin, then the viola. When he was seven, the family moved to New York so that Ma could study with Janos Scholz. At the age of eight, Ma appeared on American television on "The American Pageant of the Arts," in a concert conducted by Leonard Bernstein. He joined the junior department of the Juilliard School as a pupil of Leonard Rose. However, he left Juilliard in 1971, questioning whether he would continue with his cello studies despite international recognition while still in his teens. Ma eventually enrolled at Harvard, where teachers, including composers Leon Kirchner and Earl Kim, gave him confidence to continue. The most important turning point, though, was a trip to the Marlboro Festival, where he heard the great cellist Pablo Casals perform. Says Ma, "The commitment behind each note, the belief he had, was a wonderful example." In 1978 Ma won the Avery Fisher Prize, establishing himself as one of a very few genuine superstars in classical music. Since then, he has appeared with nearly all of the world's great orchestras and conductors. He also is active in chamber music, often in a piano trio with Young Uck Kim and Emanuel Ax; Ma and Ax won a Grammy award for their recording of the Brahms cello sonatas. In 1982 Ma was invited to appear in the inaugural concert of the London Symphony Orchestra's new concert hall at the Barbican Centre in London, where he played in the presence of Queen Elizabeth II. He has won numerous Grammy awards, recording such diverse music as Brazilian bossa nova, Argentine tango, American roots and bluegrass, and the soundtrack for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. In 1998 he founded the Silk Road Project, to explore the exchange of musical ideas that occurred along the trade route. His CDs of the early 2000s have touched on both traditional and crossover repertory, with two albums of Vivaldi's music recorded with keyboardist and conductor Ton Koopman emerging as successful examples of the former, and the Obrigado Brazil CD becoming another crossover best seller. Playing a Montagnana cello and the "Davidov" Stradivari previously used by Jacqueline du Pré, Ma produces a relatively lean and focused, though warm, tone, with a tight, fast vibrato. His performances are a unique blend of rhapsodic and seemingly spontaneous music-making; at the same time, his playing is tempered by intellectually rigorous analysis and forethought. He places great importance on not repeating performances from the past, either those of other artists or his own. © Joseph Stevenson, All Music Guide es
dc.description.tableofcontents CD 1-- When mortals all to rest retire from 26 welsh songs WoO 155 No. 15-- ʼTis sunshine at last from 20 irish songs WoO 153 No. 13-- The kiss dear maid thy lip has left from 20 irish songs WoO 153 No. 13-- Cease your funning from 12 scottish songs WoO 156 No. 5-- The return to ulster from 25 irish songs WoO 152 No. 1-- O Mary at thy window be from 25 scottish songs Op. 108 No. 17-- Sally in our alley from 25 scottish songs Op. 108 No. 5-- Cupid’s kindness from 26 welsh songs WoO 155 No. 21-- The pulse of an Irishman from 25 irish WoO 154 No. 4-- On the massacre of glenco from 25 irish WoO 152 No. 5 -- O Harp of erin from 25 iris songs WoO 152 No. 25-- Come draw we round a cheerful ring from 25 iris songs WoO 152 No. 25-- The soldier from 12 songs of various nationality WoO 157 No. 2-- The british light dragoons from 20 iris songs WoO 153 No. 3-- The vale of clwyd from 26 welsh song WoO 155 No. 19-- Good night from 26 welsh songs WoO 155 No. 26-- es
dc.format.extent 30:06min es
dc.format.medium 1 CD Rom (30 min., 06 seg) : Stereo 4 3/4 plg es
dc.language.iso en_US es
dc.rights Uninorte F.m Estéreo es
dc.subject.lcc 857110699 es
dc.subject.lcsh Songs es
dc.title Yo-Yo Ma 30 Years Outside the Box es
dc.title.alternative Robert White sings Beethoven es
dc.language.rfc3066 eng es
dc.rights.holder Sony Music Entertainment es
dc.subject.cdu Yoyo.01 es


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