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Six Most Interesting Facts About Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

Even though Ravel’s music was innovative, he did not follow the trend towards atonality Schoenberg pioneered. But, rather, applied the aesthetic of the New French … Read more

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Six Curious Facts about Perfect Pitch

The term “perfect pitch” indicates the ability to identify the pitch of a musical tone without an external reference pitch. The first studies about the perfect … Read more

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The Most Tragic Love Stories in the Opera: an anti-Valentine’s day listicle

For our lovelorn and cynical readers, we prepared a list of the most ill-fated and unfortunate couples in opera, which include triangles, deception, incest and … Read more