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Brass Heavy Recommendations?

Hello, I’m someone who’s fairly new to classical music, does anyone have any recommendations for brass heavy composers/pieces? A lot of the pieces I’ve been listening to are string pieces, and I was curious about what brass oriented classical sounds like. 13 more words

Classical Music

Does anyone detect a form in Shostakovich's Foxtrot from his Jazz Suite No. 1?

Hello all,

I'm currently trying to analyze Shostakovich's Foxtrot and having difficulty deciding upon any overarching form. I hear reocurring melodies but can't piece them together quite right. 12 more words

Classical Music

Bartok vinyl recommendations

Howdy, posting here for the first time.. I’m planing on making this winter special by mostly playing classical around the house and I’ve been working on collecting vinyl of my favorite composers. 55 more words

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A Brilliant New Album of Haunting Works by Obscure Composer Edith Hemenway

Clarinetist Nancy Braithwaite‘s new quintet album To Paradise For Onions: Songs and Chamber Works of Edith Hemenway (streaming at Spotify) isn’t just darkly delightful obscurities. 525 more words