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Alla Turca, also known as the Turkish Rondo or Turkish March, is undoubtedly Mozart's most famous piano composition....
Flute Sonata: canonical performance of Poulenc's best-known piece
The Sonate pour flûte et piano or Flute Sonata is among Francis Poulenc's best-known works, a French composer whose...
5 flamenco guitar pieces of Joaquín Turina as performed by the best guitarists of the 20th century
Joaquín Turina is considered to be one of the most influential Spanish composers of the 20th century, especially for his...
Shakespearean characters expressed through atonality in atypical guitar sonata by Hans Werner Henze
Royal Winter Music is one of the most atypical works for classical guitar that reveals incredible possibilities of the...
Anton Diabelli: prolific composer and arranger excelled in publishing guitar and piano music for beginners
Anton Diabelli was an Austrian composer best known during the early Romantic period for his work as a music publisher...
Devil's Trill Sonata: Giuseppe Tartini was unable to recreate Lucifer's music played in his dream
Despite its ominous title, the Devil's Trill Sonata is a gentle and peaceful Baroque piece for solo violin accompanied...
Lodovico Giustini wrote the first ever piano sonatas for the instrument invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori
One of the main disadvantages of the harpsichord is its constant volume level which does not depend on the strength of...
The early collaboration of flute and viol in the court of Versailles
In one of his marvelous court paintings, André Bouys depicts four prominent composers working on a composition for...
The perfect union of Italian and French styles by Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre
Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre (née Elisabeth Jacquet) was one of the first female composers known to history, as...
Fiery dances of Marco Uccellini from Forlimpopoli
Forlimpopoli is a tiny Italian town located on the Romagna plain, at the foot of the Apennines. Founded by Romans in the...
The sorely short career of the Abreu brothers duo
The brothers Sérgio and Eduardo Abreu were active during the 60’s and the early 70’s and are considered by many the best...
Only 18 sonatas survived to be the only proof of the maestro's life
Giovanni Battista Fontana was a composer and violinist in the early Baroque period. Unfortunately, only a couple of...
Venetian architecture sparked a new musical era in Europe
Giovanni Gabrieli was one of the most influential musicians of his time, representing the culmination of the Venetian...
150 composers contributed to La Folia through the centuries
La Folia is one of the most revered melodies in music history. Originating as a late fifteenth-century Portuguese dance...
Nameless trumpet sonata credited to Purcell after years of debate
Henry Purcell, the most prominent English figure of the Baroque era, covered a wide field of genres, producing music for...
Corelli's famous violin piece rearranged for oboe three centuries later
One of the seminal figures of early Baroque, Arcangelo Corelli, was the master of violin which supremacy in the...
Isabella Leonarda: convent star of the Baroque era
Isabella Leonarda’s works include examples of nearly every sacred genre: motets and sacred concertos for one to four...
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