The man who challenged Beethoven to a musical duel in Vienna
Visualizing Beethoven: Why Do We Like “Watching” Classical Music?
Contemporary digital artists bring ideas from Fantasia into the 21st century and attract millions of viewers.
Why Beethoven rules supreme over Mozart
Happy birthday, Mozart! How this musical genius summed up the universe in three notes
Jan 26, 2016 8:00 pm EST 0comments Tomorrow marks Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s birthday We celebrate with a conversation Jeffrey Brown had recently with composer and pianist Rob Kapilow, who deconstructs music for us from time to time They met up at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia. JEFFREY BROWN: Welcome, Rob Kapilow. ROB KAPILOW: So true. I mean, just, whenever you think of musical prodigy, who…
Mozart Receives Top Billing at Sclater Chamber Concert Series
Music lovers are invited to see some of the region’s finest musicians perform one of the best works of Mozart at Mississippi College. The January 20 program is part of the Sclater Chamber Music Series named in honor of award-winning composer James …
Mozart, Beethoven and why happiness can get in the way of creativity
An economist at the University of Southern Denmark explores the link between emotions and artistic brilliance.
Beethoven beats Mozart to the top spot as the most popular composer of all time
The Classic FM Hall of Fame 2019 has just come to an end – and now results reveal that Beethoven is more popular than any other classical composer
How to play "Happy Birthday" Like Beethoven, Chopin, Brahms, Bach and Mozart
Why Is Mozart A Religious Experience?
As a neuroscientist, I have often wondered -- what is the source of my relationship to music? A great deal is known about how sounds are processed in the...
What Mozart Opera Are You?
Mozart wrote 22 operas before he died at age 35. His works for the stage are as diverse as people, each with their own unique personalities. Are you fun and lovable like "The Magic Flute"? Are you passionate and dark like "Don Giovanni"? Find out what Mozart opera YOU are in this quiz, and don't forget to share your result!
What If Mozart Had A Mac?
From a young age, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was considered a musical prodigy and throughout his life, he composed an incredible volume: 600 works. To make this even more impressive, he was born in 1756 and only had a quill and parchment at his disposal. To write out multiple parts of a score, he had to painstakingly write each individual line, for each individual component, ensuring that all disparate parts matched up. To have done this 600 times over is quite impressive.
BEETHOVEN: The Complete Piano Sonatas
Mari Kodama's superb artistry and a great price help this excellent set overcome some minor technical glitches.
How Beethoven's Music Speaks Through the Fog of Alzheimer's
One of the things people with Alzheimer's disease understand is music.
What if Beethoven wore hearing aids?
Could Beethoven’s music have been different if he had not lost his hearing? Some recent research says ‘yes’ There has been much debate over the years about how Beethoven’s hearing loss affected his musical abilities and composing. He stopped playing the piano when his hearing loss became severe – but that seems to be the only element experts can agree on “In my view the two main differences, if he had not lost his hearing, would have been far less composition (since he…
Beethoven's Symphony No. 1
Conductor, composer, author, and commentator (NPR, PBS) Rob Kapilow previews the upcoming "What Makes It Great?" program featuring Beethoven's Symphony No. 1...
The Fast and Friendly Guide to Mozart
In 90 seconds, we tell the story of one of the greatest composers the world has ever seen. Narrated by Classic FM's John Brunning, The Fast and Friendly Guid...
Mozart Concerto in G Tips
www.violintutorpro.com This video shares several helpful tips for playing a Mozart violin concerto in G (K. 216). Let us help you sound your best!
Why Beethoven Approves of Inbound Marketing
There has been a huge discussion over Inbound Marketing. The closed loop style of marketing has revolutionized the entire industry. This post is a walk through of the various stages in Inbound Marketing for the uninitiated.
Is This What Mozart Really Looked Like?
The Berlin police recently combined a number of portraits of Mozart to create a composite image of his face.
What do Bach, Beethoven and Hitachi have in com...
... Stood the test of time? Loved by millions? Well, yes, but there’s something else. They are all great composers. If