October, 2017

59 Posts
Music as a bridge: In Touch with Music in Offices
Singing is booming. More people than ever before are joining choirs, and the physical and mental health benefits of singing are becoming widely known. Fitting music around families and a job can be hard – but excitingly, some forward-looking businesses
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Mendelssohn
MendelssohnTrio for Piano, Violin and Violoncello No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49 Trio for Piano, Violin and Violoncello No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 66 Performed by Trio di Bolzano Recorded in 1955 Mendelssohn: Trio for Piano, Violin and
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At the Center of the Musical Universe
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Albert Einstein once famously remarked “Mozart’s music is so pure that it seemed to have been ever-present in the universe, waiting to be discovered by the master.” In the end, both Einstein and Mozart were successful in untangling the complexities
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Music 33,000 Feet Above
Aeroflot
How does one kill time on board a transcontinental flight? Some are determined to sleep over. Some keep watching movies until get tired and fall asleep. Those in the business or first class may lie down to have a decent
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How music is catalogued
To help identify and organise pieces of music by a particular composer, individual compositions or sets of works are usually given an “Opus” number. The word “opus” is Latin and means “work” or “work of art”, often abbreviated as “Op.”,
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Princesse de Polignac: Maurice Ravel’s most passionate Patron
The initial meeting between Winnaretta Singer aka Princesse de Polignac and Maurice Ravel was described as “an audacious feat of social climbing” in 1899. The Prince and Princess de Polignac had established a salon in Paris, and the music room
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MORENO TORROBA, F.: Guitar Concertos, Vol. 2 – Homenaje a la seguidilla / Tonada concertante
Concierto de Castilla – I. Adagio – Allegretto moderato From MORENO TORROBA, F.: Guitar Concertos, Vol. 2 – Homenaje a la seguidilla / Tonada concertante (2017) Released by Naxos Moreno Torroba: Concierto de Castilla – I. Adagio – Allegretto moderatoFederico
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Franz Liszt: The Forgotten Romance
Arnold Simon of Hamburg published a composition by Franz Liszt in 1881 with the title Romance oubliée. Interestingly, this little gem was published in four versions simultaneously, for piano solo, for violin and piano, for viola and piano, and for
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