ARTICLE OF THE WEEK
Let these joyful and uplifting Baroque pieces brighten this holiday season
Behind the Curtain
Chopin’s Funeral Music How did Chopin arrange the proceedings of his funeral?
- Pavel Kolesnikov at Wigmore Hall 26 October 2020: ‘The Tempest’
- Music and the Arts in the Middle Ages Learn more about the Gregorian chants and renaissance artworks
- Schumann-Liszt Widmung Schumann's outpouring of love to Clara Wieck
- Signor Alberti’s Moving Bass Line You most probably came across this name before, do you know the background?
- ViolaMania! We Challenge You With a Quiz About This Magnificent but Maligned Instrument! Discover the viola repertoire, jokes and more!
MUSIC OF THE WEEK
Janáček had been commissioned to write fanfares for the opening of the Sokol Gymnastic Festival and, inspired by a military band he heard, wrote what became the first movement of the Sinfonietta.