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Learn/study while listening to Mozart (It has been proven that the best result can be achieved with Mozart.) recorded in 432 Hz. (Low volume!)
(You will absolutely NOT get the same amazing effects and results by listening to the crap that can be found on YouTube, where they took Mozart’s pieces, slowed them down and changed pitch to 432 Hz.
All instruments really need to be tuned to 432 Hz before recording!!!).
Two new studies from the Brain and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California have revealed that even just two years of music instruction has multiple benefits.
Music training can alter both the structure of the brain’s white matter, which transfers signals through the brain, and gray matter, which has most of the brain’s neurons that are active in processing information. It also improves brain network engagements that optimize decision-making abilities and the capacity to focus attention.
These findings have been talked about in studies that have been recently published in scientific journals, including one in the journal Cerebral Cortex. They are the result of an ongoing longitudinal study that started in 2012, when the institute – which is based at the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences – partnered with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) to analyze the effects of music instruction on children’s emotional, cognitive, and social development.
YouTube Added: Oct 16, 2011
November 24, 1968: Carnegie Hall, New York City, New York
Haydn: Sonata in C major, Hob. XVI:48
Schumann: Kreisleriana, Op.16
Rachmaninoff: Prelude in G-sharp minor, Op.32 No.12
Rachmaninoff: Moment Musical No.3 in B minor, Op.16 No.3
Rachmaninoff: Sonata No.2 in B-flat minor, Op.36 (Edited by Horowitz)*
Debussy: Serenade for the Doll
Liszt: Au bord d’une source
Chopin: Waltz in C-sharp minor, Op.64 No.2
Moszkowski: Etude in F major, Op.72 No.6
* Horowitz broke a string in the second movement of the Rachmaninoff Sonata in this concert. The string was quickly removed by the technician, and Horowitz started again a few bars earlier from where he was interrupted.
YouTube Added: May 24, 2013
Complete Horowitz’s recital in Carnegie Hall on March 5, 1951. (Previously unreleased)
1. Schumann – Grand Sonata No. 3, Op. 14 (3rd mvmt ONLY)
– III Quasi Variazioni: Andantino de Clara Wieck [0:00]
2. Mozart – Sonata in B-Flat K. 333
– I Allegro [7:30]
– II Andante [14:46]
– III Allegretto grazioso [20:06]
3. Prokofiev – Piano Sonata No. 7, Op. 83
– I Allegro inquieto [26:05]
– II Andante caloroso [34:32]
– III Precipitato [40:45]
4. Chopin – Mazurka Op. 24, No. 4 [44:42]
5. Chopin – Polonaise in C-sharp Minor, Op. 26, No. 1 [49:35]
6. Chopin – Polonaise ‘Military’ in A Major, Op. 40, No. 1 [56:43]
7. Chopin – Etude in E-Flat Minor, Op. 10, No. 6 [1:01:16]
8. Chopin – Etude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 10, No. 4 [1:05:05]
9. Chopin – Grande Valse Brillante in A Minor, Op. 34, No. 2 [1:07:35]
10. Liszt – Valse Oubliée No. 1 [1:13:22]
11. Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 [1:16:47]
12. Scarlatti – Sonata in A Major, K. 322, L. 483 [1:23:50]
13. Mendelssohn/Bartholdy – Song without words No. 25 ‘May Breezes’ Op. 62 No. 6[1:26:00]
14. Scriabin – Etude Op. 2, No. 1 [1:29:00]
15. Moszkowski – Etincelles Op. 36, No. 6 [1:32:10]
YouTube Added: Sep 4, 2012
Best quality possible for an 1985 film. The Last Romantic is a documentary filmed within the home of concert pianist Vladimir Horowitz. The film contains mainly performances of classical works, but also provides an intimate look into Horowitz’s private life.
Soloist – Mikhail Pletnev
Moskow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor – Vladimir Fedoseyev
Recorded live at the Alte Oper Frankfurt, 1991