A Youthful Performance of Vivaldi’s Summer Played in Italy

Summer’s here so it’s an appropriate time for a rendition of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons “Summer” violin concerto, only instead of the usual performance  by some huge city symphony orchestra, here’s a version played rather well by a bunch of Italian children from the Zinaida Gilels Violin school. This performance of Vivaldi’s Summer formed part of the 2012 “Dall’Arte del […]

Medieval Music in Urbane Urbino

Urbino, a stunning walled city in the Le Marche region of Italy plays host to an annual festival of early music. This year’s edition runs from July 19th-28th 2013. If you happen to be in the area, go have a listen to the ethereal sounds of early music filling this atmospheric location. Actually, exploring the streets of […]

Italian Music – Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri

This is excellent, or at least I think so! Have a listen to Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri played on accordions by the Venetian Accordion Quintet. A little classical fun for Italian Music TunesDay on Italy Chronicles. To boost your no doubt fast increasing knowledge of the Italian language, accordion is fisarmonica in Italian. The accordion […]