September, 2014

Composers > Inspiration > The Kreutzer Sonata - Beethoven-Tolstoy-Janačék
by Georg Predota | September 28th, 2014

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Beethoven-Tolstoy-Janačék

Music and Literature are like twin sisters. Not necessarily identical, but deeply connected in ways that can’t be easily explained. When the great Russian novelist and writer Leo Tolstoy published his1889 novella on the ideal of sexual abstinence and jealous [...] more >>

Blog > Qatar Philharmonic Music Director Resigns After Proms Performance
by Oliver Pashley | September 27th, 2014

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I get home from the Qatar Philharmonic Prom, notes in hand, ready to start reviewing. Thinking I’ll start writing in the morning, I wake up to the news that the conductor of the orchestra I saw the night before has [...] more >>

Composers > Love > Love begins at home! - Charles Burney and his family
by Georg Predota | September 27th, 2014

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Charles Burney and his family

In 1990, the average size of individual households in the industrialized word ranged from a low 2.1 individuals in Sweden to a high of 3.1 in Ireland. According to this study, the group of 7 countries that make up the [...] more >>

My music > C.P.E Bach: Magnificat Wq 215 / Heilig ist Gott Wq 217 – Symphony in D major Wq 183/1
September 27th, 2014

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Magnificat Wq 215 4. Chor. Et misericordia elius From C.P.E Bach: Magnificat Wq 215 / Heilig ist Gott Wq 217 – Symphony in D major Wq 183/1 (2014) Released by Harmonia Mundi C.P.E Bach: Magnificat Wq 215 – 4. Chor. [...] more >>