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Bizet's Symphony in C

I found another composer to learn about in greater detail–Georges Bizet.  So many people are familiar with his opera, Carmen. From a young age, I heard selections from it, but have never seen it performed. 48 more words

Composers

Flinn's Omnibus, vol. 1, no. 2

The new edition of the podcast is here.

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Composers

New Products - and a SALE!

It is almost time to go back to school. And I am pumped about some of the new products that I created this summer for my classroom. 498 more words

Music Education

Bela Bartok - part 1

Bela Bartok was a Hungarian composer born in 1881. His parents were Bela Sr. and Paula (nee Voit). You can read our previous blog on his mother here. 241 more words

Classical Music

We need to talk about Fanny (Hensel)

I just downloaded another recording of Hensel’s solitary String Quartet (which remained in manuscript until the 1980s). It’s an exhilarating performance by the Quatuor Ebène, almost raw in its intensity compared to the one, by the Asasello Quartet, with which I’m more familiar. 1,081 more words

Composers

1948-1953

Piano concertos are great, aren’t they? Here are a handful you probably haven’t heard of, all from between 1948 and 1953. None of them are by men… 482 more words

Classical Music