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Laredo, Jaime

Works: 599 works in 1,147 publications in 4 languages and 17,799 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Chamber music  Art music  Musical settings  Concertos  Vocalises  Arrangements (Music)  Live sound recordings  Monologues (Music)  Incidental music 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Conductor, Author, Other, vio, per, Musician, Interviewee
Classifications: PR2827.A2, 785
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Most widely held works about Jaime Laredo
Most widely held works by Jaime Laredo
The piano quartets, opp. 25, 26 & 60 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

55 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a wonderful recording of two indispensable masterpieces. By adding the viola, which he loved to play, to the popular piano trio, Mozart became "the father of the piano quartet" with these very different works, the first somber and dramatic, though it ends with a sprightly finale, the second lyrical and serene. Mozart treats all the instruments as equals, but primarily alternates piano and strings, bringing them together in climactic moments. This means that the musicians must inwardly participate in the music-making during long rests to create continuity and seamless give-and-take, a subtle problem these performers solve admirably. These four superb soloists have a rapport so strong that thoughts and feelings seem to flow between them in an unbroken current. Their playing is technically impeccable; their phrasing and style are unanimous, elegant, and flexible; their tone, though each player has a different one, is beautiful and expressive; the piano sings ravishingly; Ax adds discreet, improvisatory embellishments, especially in repeats. They bring out all of Mozart's mercurial moods, the light and shadow, repose and passion, joy and sorrow. --Edith Eisler
Works for orchestra by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( )

5 editions published in 1997 and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Yo-Yo by Yo-Yo Ma( Recording )

6 editions published in 2001 in 4 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The six sonatas for violin and harpsichord by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quintet for piano & strings in A major, op. 114, D. 667 : Trout by Franz Schubert( )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2004 and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music for strings and piano left hand by Erich Wolfgang Korngold( Recording )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Korngold: Suite für zwei Violinen, Violoncello und Klavier (linke Hand), op.23 / Schmidt: Quintett Nr.1 G-Dur für zwei Violinen, Viola, Violoncello und Klavier (linke Hand)
Quintet for 2 violins, viola & 2 cellos, D. 956 by Franz Schubert( Recording )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double concerto : op. 102 ; Piano quartet no. 3, op. 60 by Johannes Brahms( Recording )

7 editions published in 1988 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

String sextet in B-flat major, op. 18 ; Theme and variations for piano ; String sextet in G major, op. 36 by Johannes Brahms( Recording )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinfonia concertante in E-flat major for violin, viola and orchestra, K. 364 ; Concertone in C major for two violins and orchestra, K. 190 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

6 editions published in 1991 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midsummer night's dream : op. 21/op. 61 = Ein Sommernachtstraum = Songe d'une nuit d'été by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods
Double concerto ; After reading Shakespeare by Ned Rorem( )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In tribute and celebration by Isaac Stern( )

3 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quartet for piano, violin, viola & cello, no. 1 in C minor, op. 15 ; Quartet for piano, violin, viola & cello, no. 2 in G minor, op. 45 by Gabriel Fauré( Recording )

6 editions published in 1992 in 3 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonatas for violin and harpsichord : Sonatas for viola da gamba and harpsichord by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

9 editions published in 1994 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works by Michael Boriskin( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1: Con moto, rubato; 2: Allegro brillante; 3: Andante; 4: Molto allegro, gioioso; 5: Allegro misterioso; 6: Andante listesso; 7: Alelgro giocoso-"Couplings"; 8: Allegro; 9: Andante ma non troppo
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich( )

2 editions published in 2004 and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music critic Tim Page interviews the first female American composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. Zwilich speaks about her early interest in playing music, and her later decision to become a composer. She discusses the role of women and sexism in music and the difficulties in being a female composer. She notes that music reflects society. If society has certain restrictions and concepts about women, she says, then they create an order that reflects these concepts. However, Zwilich notes that it is more possible today to make a living as a composer than it was 15 years ago. She talks about her Pulitzer Prize winning work and says that there was a large cast involved in bringing all of the elements together. She speaks also about language of music; and about the diversity of modern music and her interest in both: classical music and pop music. During her interview excerpts from the String trio (1982) and Passages for soprano and instrumental ensemble, based on poems by A.R. Ammons, are played
Two x four by Jennifer Koh( )

3 editions published in 2014 and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Leon Fleisher by Leon Fleisher( )

3 editions published in 2008 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Jaime Laredo American conductor

Jaime Laredo dirigent uit Bolivia

Jaime Laredo skrzypek i dyrygent amerykański pochodzenia boliwijskiego

Jaime Laredo violinista e direttore d'orchestra boliviano

Laredo y Unzueta, Jaime Eduardo.

Unzueta, Jaime Eduardo Laredo y

Ларедо, Хайме


English (27)

German (6)

Spanish (6)

Dutch (2)