In July 1997, Jeffrey Biegel performed the first ever live classical music recital to be transmitted over the Internet in both audio and video. The three concerts were reported by Ira Rosenblum of the NY Times on July 8, 1997.
Below are download links to the video recordings of the three recitals by Jeffrey Biegel. They are available in:
Real Player format (.rm) that are viewable on Windows PCs that have Real Player Media Player.
Windows Movie format (.wmv) that are viewable on Windows PCs with Windows Media Player or Macs with VLC Player.
Test Run: July 8, 1997, 6pm
Beethoven: Sonata in C minor, Opus 13 (Pathetique)
Brahms: Intermezzo in E Major, Opus 116, no. 4
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody no. 11 in A minor
Cesar Cui: Causerie (Conversations), Opus 40, no. 6
Chopin: Polonaise in A-flat Major, Opus 53
Skitch Henderson, Opening Remarks (Founder and Music Director of The New York Pops)
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody no. 12 in C-sharp minor
Beethoven: Sonata in F minor, Opus 57 (Appassionata)
Rachmaninov: Prelude in G Major, Opus 32, no. 5
Chopin: Ballade no. 1 in G minor, Opus 23 (treble string breaks mid-way--also affects final selection--we utilize the July 25th version of 'Blue Danube' for cyberecital cd)
Strauss, Arr. Schulz-Evler: By the Beautiful Blue Danube
Steinway Hall (we did this because the July 8 concert had a 3 hour delay in submission; this one worked in real time, no delays):
Chopin: Scherzo no. 3 in C-sharp minor, Opus 39
Haydn: Andante con Variazioni in F minor
Strauss, arr. Schulz-Evler: By the Beautiful Blue Danube