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September is Classical Music Month: Get Jazzed with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart!

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. 176 more words

Music Appreciation

September is Classical Music Month: Get Jazzed with Ludwig Van Beethoven!

This is my favorite composer! I have always loved his music! Let’s learn a little bit about him.

Ludwig van Beethoven December 1770 – 1827, was a German composer and pianist. 240 more words

Music Appreciation

Superhero Noir Posters

Art Noir is reminiscent of the classic era of films of the 1940’s-50’s; nostalgic films founded on good vs. evil, crime and revenge and where the hero saves the day.   148 more words


Haydn’s parrot

The Inventur und Schätzung der Joseph Haydnischen Kunstsachen of 1809 is preserved in the Musiksammlung of the Österreichische Nationalbibliothek.

One of the items listed therein is a living parrot, which used to call Haydn by his name and could sing the beginning of the national anthem. 33 more words


Mozart: New documents

Mozart: New documents is a collaborative project for the digital publication of new Mozart documents discovered since 1997, the date of the second supplement (the… 145 more words


The contrapuntal tradition

Wayne Leupold Editions launched the series The contrapuntal tradition in 2013 with Organ works by David Traugott Nicolai, edited by William A. Little.

An organist and composer, Nicolai (1733–99) studied music under his father, who had been a pupil of Bach. 70 more words

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