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Haydn and Lady Hamilton

Returning from Palermo to London in 1800 Lady Hamilton, the poet Cornelia Knight, the ambassador Sir William Hamilton, and Lord Nelson stopped on the way for a visit to… 159 more words

Composers

Beethoven and King Max

Beethoven was known for his unwillingness to show subservience to the aristocracy, but sometimes others might do it for him, as when his friend and occasional librettist… 157 more words

Composers

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