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April 27 in Music History

. 1867 ~ Charles Gounod’s opera “Romeo et Juliette” was first performed, in Paris.

. 1894 ~ Nicholas Slonimsky, Russian-born American musicologist, musical lexicographer and composer… 293 more words


The Theater of the Listener’s Imagination in Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture

Program Notes for Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture, Op. 62

As Scott Burnham writes in his book Beethoven Hero, what makes Beethoven’s music so exciting to listen to is that the listener identifies with the emotions and can project his or her own experiences onto it. 529 more words

Gustavus Adolphus College

This week in the Year of Music: April 22 to April 28

Lisa Lobsinger makes her own scene while the Calgary Folk Music Festival offers a sneak peek at this year’s lineup.

Friday: Laser, AM Static and Jason Famous & Le Fame… 301 more words


In concert - Bristol University SO / John Pickard - The Vision of Cleopatra

Image credit: Bhagesh Sachania

Eve Daniell (soprano), Rachael Cox (mezzo-soprano), Angharad Lyddon (contralto), Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts (tenor), Alexander Learmonth (baritone), Bristol University Choral Society and Symphony Orchestra / John Pickard… 548 more words

In Concert

William Shakespeare's Head Could Really be Missing! Skull Likely Stolen by Grave Robbers, Say Scientists

William Shakespeare’s words have lived on, but the Bard has long been dead. However, new reports revealed that the famous playwright’s head is missing from his grave and possibly stolen by 18th-century robbers looking for the key to Shakespeare’s genius. 394 more words

Beethoven fantasia op 77 played on his Broadwood piano

Melvyn Tan plays Beethoven’s Fantasy op-77 on his very own piano!

Beethoven’s op 77 Fantasia, guache paints on canvas, by EdwardianPiano.