March, 2012

Composers > Love > Seeing with the Heart! - Antonio de Cabezón and Louisa Nuñez de Mocos
by Georg Predota | March 31st, 2012

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Antonio de Cabezón and Louisa Nuñez de Mocos

Antonio de Cabezón Tiento XXV de sexto tono Pavana Italiana The immediate consequence of a rather messy political game of conspiracy and intrigue involving his own mother saw Charles V ascend to the throne of both Castile and Aragon in [...] more >>

Media > In Classic vs. Modern Violins, Beauty Is in Ear of the Beholder
March 28th, 2012

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What gives a violin made by Stradivari or Guarneri del Gesù its remarkable sound? Researchers have examined the wood preservatives, varnish, even the effects of the Little Ice Age on the density of wood, for anything that might explain the [...] more >>