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
Music has no language. It’s a form of expression, that can be felt by the heart. It can be enjoyed even by those, who do not understand the lyrics. Besides God, it is the art of music, which is the greatest treasure of mankind. Soulful music can help, to attain spiritual powers.
Eastern European Composers of Classical Music - Biographies and videos to showcase the music of Chopin, Liszt, and other famous composers from history.
Forget Andrew Lloyd-Webber! In the novel, the music performed at the managers’ farewell gala alone provides enough material for the soundtrack of a horror movie – that is, of course, assuming someone will eventually make a Phantom movie that actually follows the original novel!
Some of us are sun worshippers, others like to retreat to the shade. Whichever camp you're in why not read how classical composers have been influenced by the sun in their compositions: Neilson, Haydn, Richard Strauss, Terry Riley, Janacek, Andrei Krylov, Ola Gjeilo, and Ferde Grofé.
The melody is probably the most important and most complex element in music. This article will explore how to describe melody with explanation and a series of listening exercises to help understand the concept.
Some fun and interesting facts about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, that fellow with the potty mouth.
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.
Composer's cats in different guises from devotion to catty tales. Read about Debussy, Ravel, Rossini, Chopin, Brahms, Borodin, Scarlatti, John Taverner, Peter Warlock, and Paderewski.
Islands can have a magical quality about them. Unsurprisingly legends have sprung up surrounding them. Read how composers have been inspired to write classical music inspired by islands: Rachmaninov, Debussy, Berlioz, Szymanowski, Philip Glass, John Ireland, and Alan Hovhaness.