A superior guide to music composition throughout the ages, with music to listen to from classical, modern, minimalist, video game, anime, and film composers alike.
This article examines the five most famous opera composers of all times: Mozart, Rossini, Wagner, Verdi and Puccini. Included, youtube recordings of some of the most famoust opera music ever written
Seasons, Moods & Timings of Ragas in Indian (Hindustani) Classical Music: Know when a raga should be played
The melodic modes or Ragas in Indian classical music have different timings. Most ragas are associated with a particular time or season. Find out why ragas have definite timings, and when should a particular raga be...
As human beings, we’re all so inundated in what is around us. Perhaps we are nothing more than just a product of that. Is there something from within that makes people different from one another? Are some people...
A few classical music fun facts. Maybe they will spark an interest or maybe they are just a bit of trivia to lighten your moodl
Using a combination of written program notes and explanatory videos that include musical examples, this article prepares the reader to listen to a performance of Ravel’s “Oiseaux Tristes” with informed...
He played the piano flawlessley. He was one of my most accomplished pianists. But his music lacked something. How could I teach him about emotion and applying that emotion to his playing?
Classical music affects the brain’s organization and abilities, through its melody and rhythm. The rhythm raises the level of serotonin produced in your brain. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter, involved in the...
Beethoven's 9th Symphony has been regarded as one of the finest musical compositions ever written. Over 180 years after its premiere it is still widely admired and critically acclaimed. The musical ideas in it had...
Famous Russian Composers of Classical Music - Historical biographies and videos to showcase the music of Borodin, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, and others.
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