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  1. Music Theory
    Hi, Could anyone please help me understand this? I've read some explanation about the history behind well-tempered clavier, that keyboard instrument before mid 18th century had problem with sonority as matching the 9/8 ratio for each note poses problem, it ends up having a higher note for an...
  2. Non-Classical Music
    A place to extol the virtues of her music; in case I'm missing out. Note I said "music."
  3. Opera
    I noticed while searching youtube that the modern performances always, or almost always, do not take the high note. What's up with that? Can't sing it or choose not too. I like it :)
  4. Music Theory
    I have actually always been under the impression that Schoenberg's concept of 12 note technique, music based on developing the various permutations of a 12 note row, was really something quite old hat. As in, Bach had already been writing music in a similar way: But recently I have begun to...
  5. Solved Cases (archive)
    It starts something like this (Ignore that last dotted half note):
  6. Classical Music Discussion
    I went to a great concert last night, all-late Beethoven string quartets. Elias Quartet. I have a question on violin playing. It's hard to describe sound but I will try! When the first violin went from a sustained low note to a high note, it's as if you heard not just the two notes but all...
  7. Classical Music Discussion
    I don't have one note from Jan Dismas Zelenka. This surprises me and I plan to make amends. I'm thinking maybe one secular, one sacred. Any suggestions?
  8. Today's Composers
    Hello, my friends Just a quick question...what's is considered crossed voices? Voices that reach the same note and register or voices that reach and go over the register of the other voice? Thank you
  9. Classical Music Discussion
    Are there any pieces of composers in particular that are mentioned a lot on TC but you have never decided to actually to listen to them? Bax for me. I've never knowingly heard a note of Bax and for some reason with a huge amount of other music I'm exploring I've never seem to put Bax in the mix.
  10. Classical Music Discussion
    What classical music recording(s) do you want to get? (Note: This can also be viewed as a recommendation thread.)
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