17/04/2019Notre Dame organ has survived the fire
Despite the great fire that destroyed a large part of Notre Dame on Monday, the historic organ of the cathedral is safe.
The information was confirmed by the deputy mayor of Paris, Emmanuel Gregoire, and by the organist of the cathedral, Vincent Dubois, who said that now the precious instrument should be disassembled to keep it safe until the roof is stable.
The Notre Dame organ was built in the 1730s by Francois Thierry, with 8,000 pipes. The ...
Kristel Kraja and Federico Nogarotto won the first prize at the contest "La musica è gioia", the second stage of the Gewa Young Contest, the competition for under-14 string players. Both of them got 99/100 and will access the final stage, that will be held during Cremona Musica 2019.
Here is the first trailer of the new movie by Ron Howard, about the life of the tenor Luciano Pavarotti, with unreleased footage. The movie will be out this summer.
An experiment conducted at the Conservatory of Milan could spark new light on how musicians learn to play. The study examined the response of the brain of 24 musicians while they were watching videos violinists and clarinetists playing. In some videos the pitch of the audio was different from what the musician in the video was playing. The data collected show the presence of mirror neurons that may encode multimodal representations of musical ges...
05/04/2019Cremona Musica is at Musikmesse
Cremona Musica and its staff is at Musikmesse, in Frankfurt. We are working 365 days a year to promote music and lutherie. Here we also found many regular guests of ours.
Cremona Musica offers its condolences to the family of Vittorio Fabbrini, who passed away on 31 March, at the age of 77. Vittorio Fabbrini was a historical figure of the world of piano in Italy, having funded the company Fabbrini, with his brother, in the business of piano selling, distribution, repair and tuning since 1981. Vittorio Fabbrini has been a protagonist of Cremona Musica and Piano Experience for many years, as the official distributor...