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CLASSICAL

'No one stirs up a stew in the genre so charmingly as the string quartet Salut Salon. Their enthusiasm for extraordinary pieces is so...

What means 'a pit' in theatre terms? The orchestra pit is between the stage and the audience and at a lower level. There is often...
tchaikovsky and brahms born in the same day

These two great composers were born on the same day, seven years apart, and it is known that they could not stand each other....
Wiener Philharmonik

  The New Year's Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic takes place each year in the morning of January 1 in Vienna and it is broadcasted...
First LP Recording

RCA Victor introduced an early version of a long-playing record for home use in September 1931. These "Program Transcription" discs, as Victor called them,...

  Did you know that Jean-Baptiste Lully, the first documented conductor, was the first musician to use a baton. It was a heavy, six-foot-long staff...

The violin first emerged in northern Italy in the early 16th century especially from the Brescia area. Many archive documents testify that from 1485-95...
igor stravinsky

In 1917, Stravinsky met the great artist Pablo Picasso in Italy. While visiting him, Picasso drew a picture of Stravinsky. Igor packed it in his...
john williams

What would a movie be without music? Music is such an important aspect of the movie industry, and the composers have a very important...