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Light Classical

I hear it around the corner and down my hall, coming from the den w/the TV. The hardwood floors help it travel nicely, although I wish I were able to be closer as I punch this up. 1,330 more words

Leonard Bernstein Discusses Beethoven's 9th Symphony

Leonard Bernstein Discusses Beethoven’s 9th Symphony.

Leonard Bernstein discusses and gives his thoughts on the monumental 9th Symphony by Ludwig Van Beethoven. He also talks about what the music means to him and to the history of the world.

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Lost Beethoven hymn - Pange lingua

                 Lost Beethoven hymn – Pange lingua.

Professor Barry Cooper- one of the world’s leading experts on the composer found the work which Beethoven composed in about 1820, written alongside some original sketches of the famous Mass in D, known as the Missa Solemnis, in a sketchbook now in Berlin. 307 more words


January 29 ~ Today in Music History

. 1715 ~ Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian composer

. 1782 ~ Daniel François Esprit Auber, French composer, primarily of comic operas

. 1784 ~ … 397 more words


An education in humanities is a worthy one, whatever UKIP thinks

The details are hazy; I forget the reason for the party or how the conversation had turned to my education, but what I remember is the interruption – or at least the gist of it. 552 more words