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Beethoven and Bridgetower: The Story Behind the Famous ‘Kreutzer Sonata’

Aside from his musical genius, composer Ludwig van Beethoven was known by his contemporaries to possess an irascible nature. Hardly surprising when you consider the circumstances of his life, but underneath his passionate exterior beat a kind and loyal heart. 1,017 more words


Tafelmusik record Beethoven’s Ninth

Tonight’s Koerner Hall concert was recorded, one of a series. But it seemed like a pair of concerts.

Before intermission we watched the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir, led by their founding director Ivars Taurins. 924 more words


Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee

Something to listen to while you read. Sheet music available at Augsburg Fortress and at Sheet Music Plus.

Songwriters will tell you there is no one right method to compose a song but, early in my composition classes, a professor once said that it’s easier to start with a text and write the music to fit the words rather than the other way around. 305 more words

Church Music

Herbert Von Karajan (1962) Complete Symphonies

Compositor: Ludwig Van Beethoven

Director. Herbert Von Karajan

Orquesta: Berlin Philarmonic

Álbum: Complete Symphonies.

Género: Clásico, romanticismo.

Sello:  Deutsche Grammophon

Año: 1963 (Remasterización, 2003)

Formato: Mp3 – 320 kbps. 246 more words


Wigmore Mondays - Alec Frank-Gemmill & Alasdair Beatson: John Casken world premiere

Horn player Alec-Frank Gemill and pianist Alasdair Beatson give the world premiere of a new work by John Casken at the Wigmore Hall

Wigmore Hall, London, 1 February 2016… 1,060 more words

In Concert

Beethoven: String Quartet No.10 in E flat major - Belcea Quartet

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) – String Quartet No.10 in E flat major “Harp”, Op.74 (1809)

I. Poco adagio – Allegro
II. Adagio ma non troppo… 30 more words

Western Classical