ARTICLE OF THE WEEK
Who sang the best in the role of Rosina in The Barber of Seville?
- Daniil Trifonov’s Bach: The Art of Life New album with pleasant assortment of works by J.S. Bach and his sons
A Love Letter in Music
Schumann’s Fantasie in C, Op. 17 “perhaps the most impassioned music I have ever written.” - Robert Schumann
- The Morbid Compulsion of Anton Bruckner Anton Bruckner had a compulsion to count things continually.
“Beyond the Eccentricity of Planet Pogorelich” What makes her one of the most highly sought after pianists?
- Quiz: the Life, Inspirations and Music of Debussy La chute de la maison, La Mer, La Revue Blanche... How well do you know these works?
- Bach and George Martin, the Fifth Beatle Explore the classical influences in The Beatles’ music
MUSIC OF THE WEEK
In writing for violin, viola, and cello, it’s difficult to keep the voices connected due to the dissimilarities in the range and sound of the three instruments. In listening to Thieriot’s composition, you hear how he compensates for the different ranges by giving each instrument distinctive melodic lines.