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While Anthony Newman has worn many hats within the music stage, he’s most widely known as an organist, specifically for his interpretations from the functions of Bach. Lately, he has enticed considerable attention being a fortepianist; his 1989 documenting from the Beethoven Third Piano Concerto received a Documenting of the entire year award from Stereo system Review. He provides concertized widely, frequently performing his very own functions, and has documented for many brands, with about 140 total produces by the finish from the twentieth hundred years. Newman demonstrated extraordinary musical skill in his youth, and as a teenager examined piano in Paris with Alfred Cortot and structure with Nadia Boulanger. He also had taken instruction on body organ from Pierre Cochereau. Upon conclusion of his research in France he received a Diplôme Supérieur in the École Normale de Musique, which transported special identification from Cortot. Newman came back to america in the past due 1950s and enrolled on the Mannes University of Music, where he gained a bachelor’s level in 1962. Up up to now, Newman’s musical education acquired largely been focused upon the key pad, but in the first 1960s he begun to concentrate more on structure, taking up research with Leon Kirchner and Luciano Berio at Harvard University or college. But he also continuing his efforts within the key pad realm, dealing with pianist Edith Oppens. In 1963 he graduated from Harvard having a master’s level, and soon afterward enrolled at Boston University or college for further research. After getting his doctorate (1966) from that organization, he offered his first main concert when he made an appearance at Carnegie Hall having a pedal harpsichord recital. Newman became a member of the faculty in the Juilliard College of Music in NY in 1968. He also flipped his focus on conducting, initially providing as an associate to Noah Greenburg, movie director of the brand new York Pro Musica choral ensemble, and founding his personal period-instrument group, the Brandenburg Collegium. In 1973, Newman remaining Juilliard and 2 yrs later became a member of the faculty in the Condition University or college of NY at Buy. He taught expert classes in the Indiana University or college College of Music from 1978 to 1981. Of these years he continued to be active like a soloist and conductor — so when a composer. On Oct 26, 1979, his Violin Concerto was premiered in Indianapolis. Within the 1980s, Newman produced numerous appearances within the concert and recital phases and proved a spate of recordings as his multiplicity of skills received him wide general public recognition. Two main compositions made an appearance toward the second option area of the 10 years, his 1987 Symphony for Strings and Percussion and his Sinfonia: On Fallen Heroes (1988). From the 1990s, Newman was very easily one of the best-known organists on the planet, and his attempts within the fortepiano and harpsichord had been garnering accolades aswell. He made an appearance as soloist in his Body organ Concerto with the brand new Jersey Symphony within the work’s Feb 1994 premiere. Newman offers recorded for several record labels over time, including Sony, Infinity Digital, Albany, Vox, Helicon, and Newport Vintage. He has visitor conducted many essential ensembles, typically displaying a choice for the chamber-sized groupings like the Mainly Mozart Celebration Orchestra, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, as well as the LA Chamber Orchestra. He continues to be active being a composer in lots of styles, including vocal, piano, and chamber music. He’s currently music movie director at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Bedford, NY. Newman can be the creator of PRACTICAL Outreach, a Light Plains (N.Con.) company that helps the indegent.

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Full Name Anthony Newman
Education Boston University, Harvard University
Music Songs I. Prelude, Toccata in F major BWV540, Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565, Con Moto Maestoso, Trumpet Voluntary, Fantasy No. 4 in C minor, K. 475, Rondeau from "Suites de Symphonies, Première suite, Fanfares", The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "La primavera" : I. Allegro, Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348: VI. Air, 12 Pieces for the Musical Clock, The King's March, Prelude in B Minor, BWV 544, Canzon XV, Fugue in G major, BWV 577, O Little Town of Bethlehem, Rigaudon from Idomenee, Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor, S. 582, Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring from Cantata No. 147, Prelude from Te Deum, H.146, Wedding March from A Midsummer Night's Dream, The St. Anthony Chorale, Keyboard Sonata in C major, K. 132, Sonata in C Major, K 72, Rondeau, Keyboard Sonata in G major, K. 146, Keyboard Sonata in C major, K. 133, Trumpet Tune, Rigaudon, Processional, Panis angelicus, Three Selections from Water Music: 2. Air, Sonata in D Major, K 23
Albums Complete Collected Organ Works of JS Bach, The Four Seasons / La tempesta di mare / Il piacere, Complete Collected Harpsichord Works of J.S. Bach, Organ Orgy - A Wagner Sound Spectacular (Remastered), J.S. Bach: Thirty Variations on an Aria, Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor / Fantasy No. 4 in C Minor K.475, Nine Sonatas for Piano Solo: 1987 to the Present Day, Goldberg Variations BWV 988, Wedding Album, Preludes and Fugues for Organ, Volume 2, Complete Works for Organ by Anthony Newman, Brandenburgisches Konzert 4 - 6, Toccatas for Harpsichord / Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, Ittzes Plays Newman, Bach: Goldberg Variations, Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 - Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue - Italian Concerto, Bach: Works for Organ, Bach: Organ Works, 4 Symphonies, J.S. Bach: 2-Part Inventions, 3-Part Sinfonias, Italian Concerto, 2 Toccatas, Preludes and Fugues for Organ, Volume I, 4 Fortepiano Sonatas, KV 309 - 311, 330, Volume II, In Gabriel's Garden, Utwory Organowe J.S. Bacha (3), Te Deum Laudamus, Bach: Preludes & Fugues for Organ, Volume 4, Utwory Organowe J.S. Bacha (2), Newman's Valentine Songs, Bach: Goldberg Variations - Italian Concerto - Chromatic Fantasia And Fugue, Suites for Flute & Orchestra, Newman: American Classic Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2, 12 Preludes and Fugues in Ascending Key Order for Piano Solo, 6 Concertos by Anthony Newman, Bach: 6 Partitas, Ad Nos,, Wedding Album: Great Music for a Great Occasion, Bach: Favorite Organ Works, Sonatas, St. John Passion (The Brandenburg Collegium Orchestra and Chorus feat. conductor, harpsichord: Anthony Newman), Bach: 6 English Suites, Handel Harpsichord Suites, Vol. 2 HWV 430-433, J.S. Bach: Works for Pedal Harpsichord and Organ, Bach: Bach At Lejansk - Organ Preludes, Toccatas, Passacaglia and Fugues, Bach: Highlights from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Anthony Newman: Complete Works for Piano Four Hands, Bach: 6 French Suites, Handel Harpsichord Suites, Vol. 1 HWV 426-429, INFINITY DIGITAL: Goldberg Variations, Time Pieces, Complete Works for Piano, Brandenburg Concertos nos. 1 - 3

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