When I was eleven I saw Bizet’s opera Carmen on television and thought it was amazing. The next day at school I asked my friends if they’d seen it and got a lot of blank stares in return. 154 more words
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This post’s examples include works by Bizet and Mahler.
My previous post, the first part of a series of posts entitled “Kitchen Sink Orchestration,” began with a focus on orchestral examples in which the composer uses more than one section of the orchestra in the passage to noteworthy effect. 2,834 more words
This past Saturday night we attended the Charlotte Symphony’s performance of Chopin Piano Concerto No.2. It was the first time I’d been to the Charlotte Symphony (although during my junior high years I played in the youth symphony and performed in the Blumenthal twice during that time.) 188 more words