How many Baroque-era melodies can you sing? How about Classical-era melodies? Not many? What about Tchaikovsky? Richard Rodgers? The Beatles?
As a commissioner and champion of contemporary music, Serge Koussevitzky was one of the most consequential musicians in America during the 20th Century.
As a young piano prodigy, Clara Wieck was named “Royal and Imperial Austrian Chamber Virtuoso,” Austria’s highest musical honor.
The invention of the printing press in 1450 was arguably one of the most important innovations in musical and human history.
Johann Sebastian Bach was just one of scores of Baroque era composers, but there’s something about the artistry and craft of his music that has stood the test of time above all of his contemporaries.
How does a composer compose? How does the creative process work?
It was on 26 January, 1936 that Stalin paid a rare visit to the opera: Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk District was the work performed.
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