Eastern European Composers of Classical Music - Biographies and videos to showcase the music of Chopin, Liszt, and other famous composers from history.
There is an association of romanticism attached to rivers, tapped into by composers who have drawn their inspiration from them, great and small. Read about Mussorgsky, Johann Strauss II, Delius, Shostakovich, Smetena, Constant Lambert and Verdi who used rivers as their musical springboard.
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 played.
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!
An introduction of Raag Bhairavi and its use in Bollywood, along with the great singers who mastered it and great songs that were created on its base.. the first chapter in history of Bollywood music!
Mozart, Weber, and Copland's clarinet concertos are discussed; the clarinet's versatility is also discussed. What is transposition in music?
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 been developing in Beethoven's mind for over 31 years before it was first...
Some fun and interesting facts about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, that fellow with the potty mouth.
Music has no language. Its a form of expression that can be felt by Heart and enjoyed even by those who do not understand the lyrics. Besides God it is the art of music which is our greatest treasure
This is an article that explains the mechanics of sonata form, a structural device frequently used in classical music. Understanding sonata form can improve the listeners appreciation and knowledge of classical music.