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.
Every cloud has a silver lining, so the saying goes. Ours is that composers have been inspired by clouds with varying viewpoints. Read about their varying viewpoints: Debussy, Liszt, Richard Strauss, Janácek, Roussel, Edward MacDowell, and John Luther Adams.
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.
Little Wing chords by Jimi Hendrix. Chords, tab, videos. in-depth theory explanations, video examples and high quality, accurate transcriptions.
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.
Ten best-ever folk songs from Bollywood movies, with introductions, explanations and videos. These songs are great documentaries of Indian culture, life and social traditions—and great melodies too.
Ten all time best songs of Hindi cinema based on Raag Yaman Kalyan of Hindustani Classical Music, with introduction & videos. These numbers are great examples of its soft flowing melodious character.
Sad songs: songs exploring different emotions, from lack of love to loss of a child
Songs about friendship leave an indelible imprint on the heart. Here are ten of America's most memorable songs on friendship.
In the 80's there was and explosion of "Techno Pop", mostly garbage like Wham, Bananarama, and so many other pointless bands. Most new music coming out was garbage that seemed to clog the airwaves. My friends and I found solice in classic rock,...