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why we like sad music

Provided that sadness is an emotion we generally try to avoid, why do we even listen to sad music and actually enjoy it? According...
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra made a little bit of history on February 19 with its first ever performance in the Middle East. The occasion...
composer bedrich smetana

“With God’s help and grace, I will be a Mozart in composition and a Liszt in technique.” – from an 1843 diary entry The most...
google asking about orchestra by ricky o'bannon

One of the ways marketers position their content on websites is by looking to see not only what people are looking for online, but...
Rossini great italian Composer

Gioachino Rossini was born in Pesaro, which was part of the Papal states, in 1792. His father Giuseppe was a semi-professional trumpeter member of...
top ten sopranos of the 20th century

Consider Juno, goddess of marriage and childbirth, antagonizing Aeneas as he tries to found Rome because she holds a grudge against the Trojans. Or Minerva,...
Hilary Hahn & Hauschka (Photo: Mareike Foecking)

The fissure between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates is very large, stretching out along the northern third or so of our planet,...
2cellos muse hysteria new clip

When classical music takes on alternative rock, new dynamics emerge that were not on the forefront of the original interpretation. Muse, the world-renowned alternative...
monad piezoelectric violin of the future

Classical music’s relationship with the world of sci-fi and fantasy has mostly been in a limited capacity, your standard soundtrack pieces for epic films....
valentino zucchiatti bassoon teatro alla scala interview

Valentino Zucchiatti (born 1961) was only 23 years old when he was chosen by Riccardo Muti as a Solo Bassoonist of the Scala Orchestra...