November, 2013

Composers > Inspiration > Warbling Violins - Corelli and Bologna
by Georg Predota | November 30th, 2013

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Corelli and Bologna

The famed violinmakers of Cremona — Nicolò Amati, Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppe Bartolomeo Guarneri — initiated a golden age of string music in Italy. Various important centers of violin making, performing and composition began to emerge around 1650, with the [...] more >>

Composers > Anecdotes > In Daddy’s Footsteps! - Franz Xaver Mozart
by Georg Predota | November 28th, 2013

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Franz Xaver Mozart

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Franz Xaver Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 2 in E-flat Major, Op. 25 Rather predictably, the deciphering of the human genome has done little to provide conclusive answers to questions regarding musical talent and ability. Although we have learned that certain [...] more >>

Blog > No nerves in sight – - Thomas Adès and Friends
by Oliver Pashley | November 27th, 2013

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Thomas Adès and Friends

The atmosphere was electric. A mix of current Guildhall students, teachers, professors, alumni, critics and music lovers all piled in to the intimate Milton Court concert hall – Guildhall’s new music and drama venue. To celebrate the opening of this [...] more >>