Classical Music Forum banner

Discussions Showcase Albums Media Media Comments Tags

1-4 of 4 Results
  1. Classical Music Discussion
    Hi Everybody, I decided to start a new series of articles explaining to non-professional (but careful) listeners why certain works are remarkable or revolutionary. This time I took on a journey inside Chopin's Sonata No. 2, one of his most personal and groundbreaking works which contains the...
  2. Blog
    Understanding Mahler's Fifth Symphony Part 2: I - Trauermarsch Form 0:00~2:02 Trumpet calls, theme A (C-sharp Minor) 2:02~4:01 Trumpet calls, variation on A (C-sharp minor) 4:01~4:29 Theme B (A-flat major) 4:29~5:18 Variation on theme A (C-sharp minor) 5:18~6:55 Stormy Interruption, theme C...
  3. Blog
    Note: The previous entry in this blog was an April Fool's Day joke. Understanding Mahler's Fifth Symphony Part 1: Background and Overview Composition Mahler had fully settled into his life as head of the Vienna State Opera when he began work on a new symphony, his fifth, with which he...
  4. Blog
    Understanding Mahler Part 4: The Content of Mahler's Works The Popular and the Noble At the beginning of the third movement of Mahler's first symphony, a lone timpanist beats a slow rhythm. It is shortly joined by a single double bass playing a funereal rendition of Frere Jaques (a tune...
1-4 of 4 Results
Top