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This guy is playing a glass harp. Most of you may have seen on movies. This was the first time, I have seen a glass harp in real. Glass Harp works on basic principles of sound waves and its wavelength variations...
2 Apr 2007
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Dance of the sugar plum fairy from the Nutcracker suit by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky played on glass harp by Robert Tiso.
16 May 2009
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Toccata and fugue in D minor by J. S. Bachplayed on glass harp (musical glasses) by Robert Tiso
14 May 2009
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Although this is "just a commercial", what you see and hear in the video is real. The guy you see is Petr Spatina and he makes music with 597 schott zwiesel crystal glasses. *******
28 Feb 2010
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Für Elise by Ludwig Van Beethoven played on glass harp by Robert Tiso グラスハープ New Album "CRYSTAL SOUND" is now available. For info visit *******www.cdbaby****/cd/roberttiso2 The score was not published until 1867, 40 years after the composer's death. The discoverer of the piece, Ludwig Nohl, affirmed that the original autographed manuscript was dated 27 April. This manuscript has been lost. It is not certain who "Elise" was. Max Unger suggested that Ludwig Nohl may have transcribed the title incorrectly and the original work may have been named "Für Therese", a reference to Therese Malfatti von Rohrenbach zu Dezza (1792--1851). She was a friend and student of Beethoven's to whom he proposed in 1810, though she turned him down to marry the Austrian nobleman and state official Wilhelm von Droßdik in 1816. According to a recent study by Klaus Martin Kopitz, there is flimsy evidence that the piece was written for the German soprano singer Elisabeth Röckel (1793--1883), later the wife of Johann Nepomuk Hummel. "Elise", as she was called by a parish priest (she always called herself "Betty"), had been a friend of Beethoven's since 1808. In the meantime it has been proven that Rudolf Schachner, who in 1851 inherited Therese von Droßdik's musical scores, was a relative of Babette Bredl who in 1865 let Nohl copy the autograph in her possession. Thus Kopitz's hypothesis is definitely refuted. The pianist and musicologist Luca Chiantore argued in his doctoral thesis and his recent book "Beethoven al piano" that Beethoven might not have been the person who gave the piece the form that we know today. Chiantore suggested that the original signed manuscript, upon which Ludwig Nohl claimed to base his transcription, may never have existed. On the other hand, the musicologist Barry Cooper stated, in a 1984 essay in the Musical Times, that one of two surviving sketches closely resembles the published version. It has also been suggested that Elise simply refers to a term at this point in history which simply meant 'sweetheart', therefore suggesting this piece was written for Elise (Theresa Malfatti)
20 Dec 2012
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Playing Toccata and Fugue in D-minor by Bach in Klaipeda, Lithuania.
5 Mar 2012
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This is the beginning of Peter Bennet's performance with the Glass Harmonica. Visit his web page: www.glassharper**** and email glassharperhotmail**** (more)
18 Mar 2007
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Tchaikovsky's Sugar Plum Fairy played on a "Glass Harp". It's like a Christmas times 2.
18 Dec 2011
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