Here’s another piece you can play for your friends who think classical music is boring. It’s the third movement, Allegro molto vivace, of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6, “Pathetique.” Even if you know the music, you might want to listen to
[This article was first published in 2016. Some of the prices may have changed, but the general situation discussed is the same.] Browsing through the Amazon classical music section recently, in search of ideas for Christmas, I once again noticed
(Curated classical music news and views from around the internet.) Classical musicians the world over know IMSLP (the free International Music Score Library); now the founder speaks…. The George and Ira Gershwin Critical Edition is well underway; performances are about
Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony give the orchestra’s first performances of Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8 on Nov. 9-11. To help you prepare, we’ve selected four wonderful examples of Bruckner’s music (all of them scherzos) from YouTube.
My memory is a little foggy on some of the details. I was in high school, already a burgeoning trombonist, and already getting in amongst my mother’s collection of classical LPs. At some point, though, I decided to buy one