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Arias for Stefano Mandini

Arias for Stefano Mandini: Mozart’s first Count Almaviva (Middleton: A-R Editions. 2015) presents 13 arias that portray the voice of Stefano Mandini, who created the role of Count Almaviva in Mozart’s… 107 more words

Performers

The first Mozart monument

Rovereto claims the distinction of being both the first stop in the series of trips that Mozart undertook in Italy—he arrived with his father on Christmas Eve in 1769—and the first city to erect a monument in Mozart’s honor. 116 more words

Reception

Schenker on Beethoven

Beethoven’s last piano sonatas: An edition with elucidation (Oxford University Press, 2015) is the first English-language edition and translation of Heinrich Schenker’s landmark editions of Beethoven’s opp. 73 more words

Classic Era

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

Art

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

Curiosities