youngLudwig Bonn Above: Bonn as Beethoven knew it. Below, his album with the famous quote by Count Waldstein:
At the beginning of 1821, Beethoven still lived in his aparment in the Landstraßen suburb and, as far as his health allowed, he worked on his compositions.
Although all Flotow's works are distinguished by their freshness of melody and cheerfulness of character, "Stradella " and "Martha"are generally considered ...
We began our overview of Mozart's Magic Flute with a reference to the German music critic Joachim Kaiser's comment in his Bayern IV radio show, ...
Marcos Portugal (Marco Portogallo, 1762 - 1830) was a Portuguese composer who became internationally famous for his opera buffe (in Italian).
Joni Mitchell made it hers, and made it immortal. Her instincts were sure—the line about two heads being better than one made a perfect album ending.
For his first album devoted entirely to works sung in German, star countertenor Philippe Jaroussky has chosen four religious cantatas: two by J.S. Bach ...
He got Noble Prize in Physics in 1921 for his explanation of the Photoelectric Effect and for his research in Theoretical physics.
Pastor Augie Ristow is serving Trinity as an Intentional Interim Pastor. He is a heart connected man who deeply loves his Savior Jesus.
Above: Count Razumovsky's grand looking music room in his palace. I expect the acoustics must have been marvellous, but it must have been very cold in ...
His Italian father sent him to Naples to study music, but much of that time was spent on painting expeditions with Thomas Jones instead.
Portrait of Count de Caylus by Alexander Roslin, ca. (PD-art/old), Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie (MNW)
Warren Beatty waited nearly 40 years to make 'Rules Don't Apply,' his Howard Hughes movie. It failed terribly at the box office. What happened?
A plump and prolific man known to his friends as Schwammerl (the little mushroom), but better known today as Franz Peter Schubert.
We've been listening to several good recordings of these works. Ronald Brautigam (BIS) has done all the sonatas on fortepiano—very fresh-sounding but ...
He makes us aware of the problems of holding this large structure together. Yet at the same time, his emotional range is extraordinary.
Whoever this “dentist” was, we today would certainly not call him such, and would not welcome his attentions to our teeth at all.