On my regular blog, I have put together a three-week series on the Tchaikovsky's Symphonies 4 to 6, featuring the "definitive" recordings by Evgenii Mravinsky and the Leningrad Philharmonic.
Installment No. 1: Tchaikovsky's Fourth, The Tempest and "music about storms" - http://itywltmt.blogspot.com/2011/05...-part-one.htmlInstallment No. 2: Tchaikovsky;s Fifth, Hamlet, and a selection from the Manfred Symphony - http://itywltmt.blogspot.com/2011/05...-part-two.html
As of April 1 this year, I began blogging on classical music, and my (modest) music collection.
The link is:
Let me state up front: I am not a music expert, nor am I a trained musician. What I am, however, is a music collector and (in my own mind) a music enthusiast. I have been collecting music for well over 30 years – I own about 200 vinyl records, about an equal number of CDs and countless number of digital tracks that I have
Updated May-29-2011 at 22:09 by itywltmt
I have created some podcasts covering some basic areas of music theory such as the perfect cadence and modulation, tonic and dominant, and chord progressions. I would be very interested to hear any feedback as I am looking to make these into an interactive show/presentation to make learning music fun, dynamic and exciting.
Here is the composer, Johannes Brahms regarding Schubert, the composer, I love most..
My love for Schubert is a very serious one, probably just because it is not a fleeting fancy. Where is genius like his, which soars aloft so boldly
Updated May-28-2011 at 06:49 by peeyaj
It was around 10 o'clock at night. Alexandrov had gone looking for his wife 12 hours straight, but was so tired that he left the other authorities to keep searching. But he refused to go to sleep. Instead, he sat and prayed.
A few minutes later, his prayer was answered. There was not even a knock on the door, but Natasha had used her own key and stepped right into the room alone.
"Natasha! Where have you been! I've been so worried!" Alexandrov ran to embrace her.
Updated May-28-2011 at 04:27 by Huilunsoittaja