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  1. Opera
    About time! Romantic comedy operetta, in English. In Seattle! One of my friends mentioned, quite accurately, there have not been any fun operettas written in the U.S. in over 100 years. We have had some Grand Opera on serious subjects. We have had Broadway musicals... but not really much in the...
  2. Today's Composers
    Hello everyone, I have just uploaded the live performance of my new piece 'Libera Me' for six voices; it is inspired by Renaissance and Romantic music, as well as a hint of Jazz. I devised the piece in a tuning of 31 equal divisions of the octave, much like the late Renaissance musician Nicola...
  3. Identifying Classical Music
    There is a piece of Romantic Classical music played in the last few episodes of the series. I know it is really famous but don't know what it is. A plaintive violin (viola?) solo..... Please see attached sheet music. Thanks in advance for your assistance!
  4. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    Which unheralded romantic Polish piano concertos do you like?
  5. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    Which of the romantic symphonies by Polish composers do you like the most?
  6. Classical Music Discussion
    Here are some of such works. I recommend them to every melomaniac who likes orchestral works from the 19th and the first half of the 20th century. Dobrzyński - Monbar, Op. 30: Overture (1838) Elsner - Andromeda, opera seria in 1 act: Overture (1806) Elsner - Leszek bialy (Leszek the White)...
  7. Composer Guestbooks
    Toivo Timoteus Kuula (7 July 1883, Vaasa - 18 May 1918, Viipuri) was a Finnish composer and conductor of the late-Romantic and early-modern periods, who emerged in the wake of Jean Sibelius, under whom he studied privately from 1906 to 1908. Recommended listening: South Ostrobothnian Suite No...
  8. Composer Guestbooks
    Paul Graener (11 January 1872 - 13 November 1944) was a German composer and conductor. He composed numerous operas and orchestral works in the Romanticism style. Works Operas: The Faithful Sentry, Op. 1 (premiered 1899) Das Narrengericht, Op. 38 (1913) Don Juans letztes Abenteuer...
  9. Composer Guestbooks
    Karol Józef Lipiński (30 October 1790 - 16 December 1861) was a Polish music composer and virtuoso violinist active during the partitions of Poland. The Karol Lipiński University of Music in Wrocław, Poland is named after him. Life Lipiński was born in Radzyń Podlaski. His father was Feliks...
  10. Composer Guestbooks
    Emīls Dārziņš (November 3, 1875 - August 31, 1910) was a Latvian composer, conductor and music critic. Dārziņš' work bears a distinct romantic character, with a strong trend towards national themes. His main musical authorities and influences were Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Jean Sibelius. Dārziņš...
  11. Classical Music Discussion
    Hi everyone, I'm reading a book about Romanticism (Barzun, "Classic, Romantic and Modern"), and one of the points the author makes is that Romanticists were realists, in the sense that they were interested in facts, the multitude of particular truths about the world. So painters, for example...
  12. Today's Composers
    Hi everyone. I wrote another waltz. This one kept on growing as I added more and more themes. One consistent aspect was a feeling of gliding or floating, so I set it to video from Lillehammer Olympics of the figure skating. I think they go together very well. Hope you enjoy, and love to...
  13. Classical Music Discussion
    Gliere remind me of some sort of miix crossover between Zemlinsky & Rimsky-korsakov? Heck to be honest & humble I don't know much about the Romantic Era I lack in knowledge but as far as I know of,Gliere music akin to Zemlinsky and Korsakov for fantasy theme, sounding Russian, yes, this is my...
  14. Orchestral Music
    Hi everyone, I have a quick question I have been listening to Schubert's 5th symphony a lot recently, and I think it is one of my favourite symphonies. I was wondering if anyone could classify it as Classical or Romantic. It seems so Classical and is scored for a small orchestra, but he was...
  15. Blog
    'Asturias' by Isaac Albéniz and its life in The Doors interpretation
  16. Classical Music Discussion
    Just thought I'd ask. Tchaikovsky's last 3 numbered symphoes and his Manfred Symphony have always been some of my favorite works. Granted, I know many Russian Composers felt Tchaikovsky's Symphonis lacked that Russian nationalism flare at the time, but I can still hear some in his works...
  17. Identifying Classical Music
    https://www.speakpipe.com/voice-recorder/msg/b1fvjt9vqy1i7icv Here's a recording of me singing it, the part I sing is the violin part, I can't remember what the name is.
  18. Classical Music Discussion
    Hi everyone! I'm looking for a song but I don't have many details about it. Things that I know: 1-It's not Wedding March. 2-It's a romantic song, played by piano. Tempo is smooth. 3-It's used to make romantic power point presentations (with messages about love, relationship, etc) :lol: 4-it...
  19. Identifying Classical Music
    I recently attended a string camp in which the faculty played the most beautiful song I have ever heard. It was so romantic, so lovely. The only part of the title of the song I remember is, "Variations on an English _____". I faintly remember the last word started with "P", although I may be...
  20. Identifying Classical Music
    Hiii!! I found a video of a piano competition, but the name of the pieces are not mentioned. I really fall in love with the second piece, so please if you know what it is, say it!! You will help me, thank you very much!!!
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