Richard Atkinson

"Bugler's Holiday" by Leroy Anderson, arranged for marimba

"Bugler's Holiday" by Leroy Anderson, arranged for marimba and performed by Emily Atkinson, Christine Atkinson, and David Atkinson For more of their ...

5 лет назад
Invertible Counterpoint in the Finale of Mozart's D Major String Quintet, K. 593

Invertible Counterpoint in the Finale of Mozart's D Major String Quintet, K. 593

This video guides the listener through one of Mozart's great fugal finales: the "Allegro" 4th movement from the String Quintet in D, K. 593. In the finales of both the ...

6 лет назад
Magnificent Counterpoint in the Finale of Mozart's Jupiter Symphony

Magnificent Counterpoint in the Finale of Mozart's Jupiter Symphony

Richard Atkinson analyzes the magnificent counterpoint in the finale of Mozart's Jupiter Symphony, no. 41 in C major, K. 551, culminating in the coda, during ...

2 лет назад
Amazing Counterpoint: Analysis of D Major Fugue from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II

Amazing Counterpoint: Analysis of D Major Fugue from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II

Richard Atkinson analyzes the amazing counterpoint of the D major fugue from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II, by J. S. Bach. This is a fair use educational ...

2 лет назад
Amazing Counterpoint: Analysis of C Sharp Minor Fugue from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I

Amazing Counterpoint: Analysis of C Sharp Minor Fugue from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I

Richard Atkinson analyzes the amazing counterpoint in the astonishingly complex C-sharp minor fugue from Book I of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier. This is a ...

1 лет назад
Brilliant Interval Canon in Shostakovich Symphony No. 4, Movement 2

Brilliant Interval Canon in Shostakovich Symphony No. 4, Movement 2

Richard Atkinson discusses the brilliant 4-part interval canon in the scherzo (2nd movement) of Shostakovich's 4th Symphony in C minor. This is a fair use ...

1 лет назад
Breathtaking Pedal Point in Bruckner's 7th Symphony

Breathtaking Pedal Point in Bruckner's 7th Symphony

Richard Atkinson discusses a breathtaking example of pedal point in the opening movement of Anton Bruckner's 7th Symphony. This is a fair use educational ...

2 лет назад
Amazing Counterpoint: Analysis of C-Sharp Major Fugue from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II

Amazing Counterpoint: Analysis of C-Sharp Major Fugue from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II

Richard Atkinson analyzes the amazing counterpoint in one of the most unorthodox and remarkable fugues from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier: the C-sharp ...

1 лет назад
Invertible Counterpoint in the

Invertible Counterpoint in the "Rondo Burleske" of Mahler's 9th Symphony

Richard Atkinson analyzes the incredibly complex invertible counterpoint in the "Rondo Burleske" (3rd movement) of Mahler's 9th Symphony. This is a fair use ...

3 лет назад
Brahms's Nine Most Badass Passages

Brahms's Nine Most Badass Passages

If you crave Brahms's badass-ness, but have only been subjected to small, impure doses, I've created an efficient delivery tool for you: this video! Compiled by ...

7 лет назад
Two Extraordinary Passages from Beethoven String Quartets (Op. 18 No. 4 and Op. 74)

Two Extraordinary Passages from Beethoven String Quartets (Op. 18 No. 4 and Op. 74)

Richard Atkinson explains two extraordinary passages from the Beethoven string quartets, including one from Op. 18 No. 4 in C minor (recapitulation section of ...

3 лет назад
MAHLER SOUND-ALIKES

MAHLER SOUND-ALIKES

This video features clips of Mahler symphonies that are strikingly similar to various other pieces of music.

4 лет назад
3 Hilarious Examples of Rhythmic Ingenuity in Lesser-known Haydn Symphonies

3 Hilarious Examples of Rhythmic Ingenuity in Lesser-known Haydn Symphonies

Richard Atkinson analyzes three hilarious examples of rhythmic ingenuity from Haydn symphonies #29 in E (finale), #65 in A (minuet), and #80 in d minor ...

2 лет назад
The Ingenious Fugal Finale of Mozart's G Major Quartet, K. 387

The Ingenious Fugal Finale of Mozart's G Major Quartet, K. 387

Richard Atkinson discusses the ingenious fugal finale of Mozart's K. 387 string quartet in G major. This is a fair use commentary that uses excerpts from a ...

2 лет назад
Mozart: Canon for four voices, in C major, Anh. 191, K 562c

Mozart: Canon for four voices, in C major, Anh. 191, K 562c

This is a remarkable canon written by Mozart in 1782, at the height of his obsession with the counterpoint of J. S. Bach. Reminiscent of the incredibly complicated ...

5 лет назад
Analysis of D-flat Major Fugue from Shostakovich's

Analysis of D-flat Major Fugue from Shostakovich's "24 Preludes and Fugues," Op. 87

Richard Atkinson analyzes the D-flat Major Fugue from Shostakovich's "24 Preludes and Fugues," Op. 87. This is a fair use educational commentary that uses a ...

1 лет назад
Mozart and Haydn: most sublime moments from string quartet slow movements

Mozart and Haydn: most sublime moments from string quartet slow movements

A compilation of the most sublime moments from the string quartet slow movements of Mozart and Haydn.

6 лет назад
Superb Craftsmanship: The Monumental Finale of Beethoven's Eroica Symphony

Superb Craftsmanship: The Monumental Finale of Beethoven's Eroica Symphony

Richard Atkinson analyzes the superb craftsmanship in the finale of Beethoven's Eroica Symphony (#3 in E flat major, Op. 55), concentrating on the two ...

7 месяцев назад
The Incredible Finale of Mozart's K. 590 Quartet in F Major

The Incredible Finale of Mozart's K. 590 Quartet in F Major

Richard Atkinson analyzes the incredible finale of Mozart's K. 590 Quartet. This is a fair use commentary that uses excerpts from a recording by the Quartetto ...

3 лет назад
Richard Atkinson: Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in D minor (Richard Atkinson, piano)

Richard Atkinson: Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in D minor (Richard Atkinson, piano)

Richard Atkinson: Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in D minor (Richard Atkinson, piano)

4 лет назад
Rameau: Acante et Cephise: Overture

Rameau: Acante et Cephise: Overture

Early use of the bass drum and clarinet in the orchestra.

8 лет назад
Most Beautiful Passages of Each Mahler Symphony

Most Beautiful Passages of Each Mahler Symphony

Richard Atkinson chooses and analyzes a "most beautiful passage" from each of Mahler's 9 symphonies. This is a fair use educational commentary that uses ...

2 лет назад
Analysis of D-Sharp Minor Fugue from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I (Augmentation Strettos)

Analysis of D-Sharp Minor Fugue from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I (Augmentation Strettos)

Richard Atkinson analyzes the amazing counterpoint in the astonishingly complex D-sharp minor fugue from Book I of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, including ...

5 месяцев назад
Gangnam Style: Stravinsky

Gangnam Style: Stravinsky

Gangnam Style set to Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring" (Danse Sacrale), played by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra (Michael Tilson Thomas) Created by ...

6 лет назад
Dizzyingly Complex Counterpoint in Bach's BWV 80 Cantata,

Dizzyingly Complex Counterpoint in Bach's BWV 80 Cantata, "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott”

Richard Atkinson analyzes the dizzyingly complex counterpoint in the opening chorus of J. S. Bach's BWV 80 cantata, "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott". This is a fair ...

2 лет назад
The Immense Fugal Finale of Bruckner's 5th Symphony

The Immense Fugal Finale of Bruckner's 5th Symphony

Richard Atkinson analyzes the the bewilderingly labyrinthine counterpoint in the immense fugal finale of Bruckner's 5th Symphony in B flat major (WAB 105).

2 месяцев назад
Symphony of Insanity - II. Mitt Romney, by Richard Atkinson

Symphony of Insanity - II. Mitt Romney, by Richard Atkinson

This composition consists entirely of choice sound bites from the life of presidential candidate Mitt Romney. "Symphony of Insanity - I. Herman Cain" can be ...

6 лет назад
Gorgeous Woodwind Passages in Late Haydn Symphonies (84, 87, 92, and 99)

Gorgeous Woodwind Passages in Late Haydn Symphonies (84, 87, 92, and 99)

Richard Atkinson discusses four gorgeous woodwind passages from the slow second movements of four late Haydn symphonies (84, 87, 92, and 99). This is a ...

1 месяцев назад
Josquin, Haydn, & Nielsen: Irregularly Metrically Shifted Counterpoint

Josquin, Haydn, & Nielsen: Irregularly Metrically Shifted Counterpoint

Richard Atkinson discusses examples of "irregularly metrically shifted counterpoint" in Josquin's "Ave Maria Virgo Serena" motet, in multiple Haydn string ...

2 лет назад
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