Top 5 Fugues - Not from baroque era
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:55:18 GMT
So, I’m looking to expand my repertoire, I need your help to do so. I’m interested not necessarily for Fugue pieces only, but also work with...
'The Nobel Prize of Music' Ernst von Siemens Musikpreis awarded to Rebecca Saunders
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:11:25 GMT
Yay! One of my favourite composers. Only a couple of days ago I was referring to her music in another thread. Wonderful composer imo. ...
Composers' personalities?
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:30:06 GMT
Which composers were nice, and which ones were jerks? From what I read, Haydn seemed like a rather nice guy.
Schonberg ''Le pierrot lunaire'' hard to get into but so enjoyable once understand!
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 07:49:10 GMT
I confessed & admited, at first i did not like Lee pierrot Lunaire opus.27, now it's one of my favorite schonberg works, this is quantum physic, a...
Schubert String Quartets 1-10
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 05:48:26 GMT
I have heard and enjoyed Schubert's string quartets 11-15 but have not heard 1-10. I have also seen 11-15 mentioned in discussions of top quartets...
Beethoven: Symphony #6 "Pastoral" in F, op. 68
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 03:38:19 GMT
Beethoven's sixth, the "Pastoral symphony," is one of his most famous works. At the moment it is on the fifth tier of the Talk Classical community's...
Ödlan (The Lizard) Suite by Sibelius (rare 1909 score for fans of his 4th Symphony)
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:30:18 GMT
This is quite a rare piece from Sibelius' maturity. Along with the Fourth Symphony it shows Sibelius sounding about as modern as he was ever going...
Happy birthday Brian Ferneyhough!
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:35:28 GMT
76 years old today. Here's his 2nd string quartet:
Chopin's Nocturnes
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:40:21 GMT
Chopin's Nocturnes have been some of the most beloved and popular works in the piano's repertoire. At the moment, they are on the 11th tier of the...
Music that really draws out the unique qualities of instruments/voices
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:27:14 GMT
As a guitarist I think it's often very impressive when a composer is able to compose something that fits really well on the guitar. The music may not...
Why does music get so angsty and dark with/after Beethoven?
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:11:31 GMT
With people like Bach, Telemann, Handel, Mozart, CPE, Haydn et al. the prevailing attitude seems to be rejoice in the sheer joy of living. Was there...
Liszt became a Cleric, anyone else?
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 06:32:23 GMT
I had no idea that Liszt became a cleric later in life. Many of his later portraits he is wearing some kind of collar. This book, Liszt's Final...
Deprofundis find similarity between Nenna & Gesualdo i explain briefly
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 03:47:38 GMT
_*Ockay you know Gesualdo and Nenna were close friend, classical composers, one might have teach the other or it's the other way around hmm , thus...
Circassian ancient pagan music world\classical anyone from Caucasus on T.C
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 03:17:17 GMT
I wonder what a curieous people, circassian invented circus act and theatre some of it, what a mysterieous people of Caucasus, now beside islam there...
Do Classical/Jazz Artists Ever Mess Up?
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:55:27 GMT
I at least am not at the level where I can detect it easily. The mark of a good performer is to make mistakes sound good.