The strumming of the classical Spanish guitar by Colombian guitarist Nilko Andreas Guarin sounded intricate yet soulful. The relatively sparse guitar, which belied its depth, introduced the “Capricho Arabe,” a showpiece tune by 19th-century Spanish classic guitar master Francisco Tarrega. 696 more words
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When I turned 13, I was then getting interested in classical music – something that my parents didn’t really listen to, but my interest had been aroused by one of those inspiring teachers at school that we all too often believe only exist within Goodbye Mr. 616 more words
Hallo, alles! So, yesterday, I was talking about my favorite songs from musical theatre. But today, I thought I’d dedicate this post to one of my favorite non-musical theatre genres… classical music. 1,319 more words
As a musical genre, few rival baroque when it comes to sheer splendor.
Whether it is musically describing the various phases of nature in Antonio Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” or the intricate sounds and multiple variations of Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Brandenburg Concertos,” baroque music’s broad range and scale has won the hearts of music buffs for centuries. 943 more words