Hi everyone! We got back from Vienna a week ago and I’ve been dying to share photos, but the Apple “geniuses” had possession of my MacBook again so I had to wait patiently. 1,086 more words
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It was… difficult to put a modern day figure on the likes of Mozart, Beethoven and Wagner… for a few reasons. For a start, a lot of the musicians we took a look at were paid in long dead currencies such as thalers, ducats and florins – then there’s the fact that composers were also more likely to have made supplemental income from compositions and tutoring.
Hang on to your seats!
Ladies and gentleman, we are floating in space – time travel is possible. Don’t believe it? Come with me.
Let’s go back to 1997 to be exact, a time when the UK was basking in the rays of a newly-elected Labour government and everything in life seemed peachy and full of promise. 985 more words
Review: Gustavo Dudamel and L.A. Phil pair Mozart and Pärt. The Orange County Register, May 29, 2016.
Although this third movement is less “pathetic” than the preceding ones, the player alone will be to blame should the Pathetic Sonata end apathetically.
Thus writes the author of Schirmer’s Library of Musical Classics, at the foot of the first page of the score of the last movement of Beethoven’s Sonata Pathetique (That’s ‘Pathetic’ as in… 1,956 more words