Brahms

Can’t Get It Out Of My Head!

The topic of ear worms – or music that continues to play in our heads of its on accord – is one of I’ve taken up in a previous blog…

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Why Classical Music Is Still Cool!

Jon Levine, in a March 8, 2015 post on Music.Mic entitled: Why Isn’t Classical Music Cool Anymore? gives us three principal factors – Cost, Time and Alienation. I love those…

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Happy Birthday Wolfgang!

It’s January 27th – the day the universe gave us Johannes Chrysostomus (after St. John Chrysostom) Wolfgangus (“Running Wolf” after his maternal grandfather – almost sounds Native American, nicht wahr?)…

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Listeners Speak

“I took a course with E. Ray Sprenkle at Peabody about 15 years ago, and that man taught me to listen to Brahms and Dvorak with my soul, to understand…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 143 – Codas

Codas are special endings that composers may write for the conclusion of a movement. Maestro Maull explores the codas used in Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Brahms’ Symphony No….

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Ear Worms

This revolting term actually has a specific musical meaning! Wikipedia states: “An ear worm, sometimes also known as a brain worm, (that sounds even worse to me) is a catchy…

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What a great idea to do this. It looks and sounds fantastic. I LOVED the music, the animated lettering and the design for Notes from Under the Piano…It takes a special gift to transform the written word into the spoken word…And the length is perfect, left me wanting more…

— ‘Notes from Under the Piano’ viewer

 

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