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On Hating Popular Music

You might read this blog and assume that I really, really hate popular music. I don’t. That’s not the case at all. In fact, the only reason that I started studying music in the first place was because of popular music. 1,065 more words

Classical Music

Bushey Symphony Orchestra Concert

14th May 2017
Bushey Academy

Bushey Symphony Orchestra Concert

  • Gioachino Rossini Overture: L’Italiana in Algeri
  • Gabriel Faure Pavane, Op 50
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams Violin Concerto in D minr ‘Concerto accademico’
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May 8 ~ This Day in Music History

  1829 ~ Louis Moreau Gottschalk, American pianist and composer
Listen to Gottschalk’s music
More information on Gottschalk

• 1948 ~ Oscar Hammerstein I, Playwright, producer… 59 more words


2nd of May - World Asthma Day

Today is World Asthma Day.

I have asthma.

But I´m not alone as it is sadly one the most common diseases worldwide.

The WHO assumes that 230 to 300 million people worldwide suffer from this disease – and that´s only the reported cases. 171 more words


DSO - Vivaldi's Four Seasons and Beethoven's 6th

I have been looking forward to this concert.  Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 8, Nos. 1-4, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 998 more words


Canon in D and Ode to Joy - Behind the Music

Something to listen to while you read…you can find the sheet music at Sheet Music Plus.


Ah…Canon in D. Beloved by brides and immediately recognizable with its repeating eight-measure harmonic pattern that lulls cellists and wedding musicians into glassy-eyed stupors. 619 more words

Church Music

History On April 27th

If you’re wondering what happened in history today, here it is.

Let me know in the comments if you guys like these history posts I’m doing! 78 more words