“You who dwell in the gardens”  (Hayoshevet Baganim) – by Eyal Bat

“You who dwell in the gardens” (Hayoshevet Baganim) – by Eyal Bat

You who Dwell in the Gardens Listen to this piece http://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=4778612, while you read about it: Eyal speaks: “You who Dwell in the Gardens” is a piece of spiritual longing. My encounter with Drora Bruck inspired me to cast this…

G. P. Cima – sonatas for solo instrument (violin, or cornet)

G. P. Cima – sonatas for solo instrument (violin, or cornet)

The solo sonatas of G. P. Cima were always close to my heart and my ears, since the frst time I had played them, over 15 years ago. For years I have always picked these two sonatas as the first…

Recorder Repertoire

Recorder Repertoire

Dear readers, As I have set aside some weekly time to update my blog, I would like to tell you a little bit what you will be finding here: A special section about Recorder Repertoire – original and borrowed…in which…

Why studying music crucial in our lives – especially today.

Why studying music crucial in our lives – especially today.

I know this heading for a blog entry seems a little fancy, and maybe somewhat  pretentious…but coming home after teaching quite a few hours everyday, to different people, in different manners, I remain, still and always in awe, when i…

Bach’s recorder music:

Bach’s recorder music:

Recorder players do have some issues with Bach…all thi smagnificent musi – and where are the recorder sonatas? suites? So, before I go into listing which transcribed pieces sound good on the recorder – I searched Bac’s repertoire to find…

Telemann’s recorder music

Telemann’s recorder music

Telemann George Philip Telemann is well known to recorder players, as he added so much wonderful music to their repertoire. Some claim that his music is simple, yet it is important to realize that having composed so much, some of…

אקטוס טרגיקוס – מחשבות קטנות על יצירה גדולה

אקטוס טרגיקוס – מחשבות קטנות על יצירה גדולה

יוהן סבסטיאן באך הוא מהמלחינים שאין צורך להציג : הוא נחשב, ובצדק, viagra para mujer לגדול המלחינים בעולם המערבי ולמוסיקאים רבים מספיקה עצם שמיעת שמו על מנת שנשימתם תעתק והם יהנהנו ביראת כבוד… מלבד היותו של באך מלחין מצוין הבקיא…

Performing Bach’s Actus Tragicus

Performing Bach’s Actus Tragicus

I have had the chance to perform Actus Tragicus a few times during my professional life. There are 2 versions of the cantata – in E flat major and F major -. recorder players cannot play the E flat one…

G. F. Handel – sonata in C for recorder and b.c.

G. F. Handel – sonata in C for recorder and b.c.

About the piece: This sonata is without a doubt one of the finst there are – not only in Handel’s repertoire – but in the over all repertoire of sonatas for recorder. It is a 5 movement piece – each…

Eberhard Werdin – concertino for sopranino recorder and recorder quartet

Eberhard Werdin – concertino for sopranino recorder and recorder quartet

There aren’t many pieces composed for a recorder quartet and a recorder solo player Among these there is a lovely piece called concertino, for sopranino recorder and a recorder quaftet, by Eberhard Werdin. There is also a guitar part ad…