Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:12:22 +0000
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the story and synopsis of Tchaikovsky's famous ballet, The Nutcracker, premiered in 1892, and based on E.T.A. Hoffmann's The Nutcracker and the Mouse King.
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2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the text and English translation of the Latin prayer, Ave Maria, which is used in many classical music works, and discover great classical music.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the lyrics to Puccini's famous aria and watch videos of notable performances including Kathleen Battle, Maria Callas, and Montserrat Caballe.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZThe Nutcracker ballet is traditionally performed during the Christmas season. Learn facts and details about the famous Nutcracker Ballet.
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2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the Italian lyrics and English translation of Eduardo di Capua's
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZDiscover the world's best orchestras, a selection of 20 symphony orchestras from around the world ranked in 2008, by Gramophone.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZDon't let the same old holiday music get you down. Instead, here are my top 10 Christmas albums that will make the yuletide that much better.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZThe Renaissance Period was a vibrant time when knowledge and fine arts flourished. Artists like Leonardo
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZSwan Lake is a very famous ballet and its music is easily recognizable, but does everyone know what its story is? Discover the story of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake!
2017-01-17T11:12:22Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Composed: 1898
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZThe Top 10 Baroque Period Composers. From Bach to Monteverdi, see where your favorite Baroque composers rank.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLudwig van Beethoven is one of the world's most famous and influential composers of classical music. His music has been played all over the world for over 180 years. However, there are many people out there left in the dark about the facts, life, and music of Beethoven. In this Beginners Guide to Beethoven, you'll find links to biographies, histories, CD recommendations, and sound clips of Beethoven's music.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the lyrics and English translation of Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” and the history of its creation.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZWith timeless stories, extraordinary choreography, and brilliant music, the seven most popular ballets of all time are absolutely adored by audiences.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZFrom Haydn to Beethoven, here are eight of the greatest classical period composers. Learn about their legacies and their contributions to classical music.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZDiscover the wonderful music and lyrics to Handel's most famous work, The Messiah.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the lyrics, translation, and history of the Credo from the Catholic Church's Mass, as you listen to the included recommended recordings.
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2017-01-17T11:12:22ZOnly music composed by British citizens was performed at Price William and Catherine's royal wedding. Many great classical composers have came out of England. Here's a handful of the many British classical composers.
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2017-01-17T11:12:22ZComposed by Cesar Franck. Classical Music.
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2017-01-17T11:12:22ZFrom Brahms to Mozart, here are the top seven Requiem Mass albums ranked by popularity, musical interpretation, and overall quality.
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2017-01-17T11:12:22ZPremiered in Dublin in 1742, learn about the origins of Handel's Messiah, its libretto, details of its first performance, musical excerpts, and more.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZAnother famous Mozart aria, Classical Music.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZFrom Bach’s Cello Suites to Allegri’s Miserere, here are my top 10 baroque music picks to add to your classical music collection.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZThe full Italian text and English translation of 'Che gelida manina' from Giacamo Puccini's famous opera La Boheme
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZRenee Fleming is one of the leading operatic sopranos today. Here is a collection of videos of the great Renee Fleming.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZDiscover the best baritone arias in this collection of famous baritone arias by composers like Bizet, Mozart, Rossini, Wagner, Verdi, and Mozart.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the Italian lyrics and English translation of Mimi's aria,
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZPuccini's opera, Turandot, includes one of opera's most famous arias - Nessun Dorma. Learn the synopsis of Turandot and discover why it is so popular.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZDiscover all you need to know about string quartets, including how they came into existence, notable string quartet composers, and modern uses for the genre.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZTchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture has been used to celebrate USA’s Independence Day, but that’s now why it was composed. Find out why!
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZRequiem Masses are composed to honor the deceased. The evolution of the Requiem can be traced back all the way to the 2nd century. The most famous Requiems were composed by Mozart, Verdi, Brahms, Berlioz, Beethoven, Duruflé, Fauré and Britten. Discover the history of this unique mass.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the Italian lyrics and English translation of Musetta's aria,
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2017-01-17T11:12:22ZTchaikovsky was an extremely introverted person, despite his ability to hold incredibly animated conversations. Learn more about the life of Tchaikovsky, one of the great composers of the 19th century.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZNotes and historical information on Vivaldi's Four Seasons, including Vivaldi's sonnet texts for Spring, Summer, Winter, and Fall.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the lyrics and translation of Lakme's iconic aria
2017-01-17T11:12:22Z2014’s Nutcracker Ballet performances are taking place across the United States. Don’t miss your chance to see one of the world’s most beloved ballets.
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2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the story of Carmen, an opera by Geroges Bizet that is arguably his most famous work and greatest contribution to classical music.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the story of Bellini's famous opera, Norma, which premiered in Milan in 1831, in this opera synopsis.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZBeethoven music is extremely popular not just in the music halls, but also on the silver screen. Beethoven's music is used extensively in movies and television. Here's a list of Beethoven music used in movies.
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2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the lyrics to Cherubino's aria
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZPuccini's great opera, La Bohème, premiered in 1896 in Turin, and became an instant success. It is now one of the most frequently performed operas in the world. Learn the synopsis of Puccini's opera, La Bohème.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZBefore his death in 1901, Giuseppe Verdi composed over two dozen operas - his first in 1839 and his last in 1893. View the list of Verdi operas.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZThe romantic period of classical music features thousands of classical works. And though its impossible to list them all, I've compiled a short list of
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZThe lyrics in Italian and English to this beloved chorus from Verdi's opera, Nabucco.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the Latin lyrics and English translation of the well known Gregorian chant, Ubi Caritas.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZTchaikovsky's Swan Lake ballet was composed in 1875, after the Russian Imperial Theatre intendant Vladimir Petrovich Begichev commissioned him to do so.
2017-01-17T11:12:22Z“Questa o quella” is sung in the first act of Verdi’s opera, Rigoletto. Learn the lyrics and English translation of the Duke’s aria.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the story of The Magic Flute in this synopsis of Mozart's famous opera, which premiered in Vienna in 1791.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn about the life of Luciano Pavarotti, arguably the world's most famous tenor with a voice like no other. Born in 1935, Pavarotti discovered his passion for singing as a teenager after winning first place with his father in a singing competition. Luciano Pavarotti has since then sung numerous roles in many operas and given countless performances.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZThis selection of classical music can be used during a funeral ceremony to create a memorable and meaningful tribute to those who have passed away.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZText and English translation of. Classical Music.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZGeorge Frideric Handel was a remarkable composer. Did you know he created the English oratorio? Handel's
2017-01-17T11:12:22Z: What is the translation of the "Agnus Dei"? : Agnus Dei, qui tolis peccata mundi, Lamb of God, who
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZThe English translation of Schubert's Gretchen am Spinnrade.
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2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the lyrics and English translation of Elvira’s aria, “Qui la voce sua soave,” sung in the 2nd act of Bellini’s opera, I puritani.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the lyrics and text translation of Figaro's most unforgettable aria from Rossini's Opera, Il barbiere di Siviglia.
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2017-01-17T11:12:22ZBeethoven Symphonies are among the most popular in the world. Brief Histories of Beethoven Symphonies is an easy way to learn about and compare all nine symphonies.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZComposed in 1844, Verdi's opera, Ernani, was the great composer's fifth opera. Ernani is an opera that is rarely performed outside of large opera houses, but it has been gaining popularity within the last 20 years. Read the synopsis of Ernani.
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2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the story of Mozart's comedic and melodramatic opera, Don Giovanni, in this synopsis.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZFirst performed in 1901, Dvorak's opera, Rusalka, has become one of, if not, the most famous Czech operas ever written. Learn the story of Rusalka in this opera synopsis.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZGloria in excelsis Deo. Et in terra pax
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZBorn in Bonn in 1770, Ludwig van Beethoven began learning music at an early age. He studied with many well know musicians including Hadyn and Salieri. Beethoven is most famous for his symphonics works. Discover the life of Beethoven, including his works and achievements.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZAnother gem from Verdi's collection of operas, Il Trovatore was composed in 1853. Il Trovatore is a story of a gypsy woman burnt at the stake and her daughter's promise of vengeance, interlaced with a love triangle between a troubadour, count, and noblewoman. Read the entire synopsis of Il Trovatore.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn about the scene and the lyrics of
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2017-01-17T11:12:22ZClassical music is a generic term applied to a style of music which covers over 700 years. Learn the very basics of classical music and where to begin.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZDiscover the origins of opera in this opera FAQ.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZPuccini's opera tells the story of a devoted wife willing to do whatever it takes in the name of love. Read the synopsis of Madama Butterfly.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZVerdi's Aida is an opera in four acts composed in 1871. Set to an Italian libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni, the story takes place during ancient Egypt and focuses on the upper echelon. Read the full synopsis of Verdi's Aida.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZMozart is known for many great works including operas and symphonies, but in this list, you’ll find my recommended list of Top 10 Mozart Concertos.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZHere's another popular opera by Giuseppe Verdi - Rigoletto! The story of Rigoletto is packed full of drama and emotion, and many people believe it to be one of Verdi's first operatic masterpieces. Read the entire Rigoletto synopsis to learn more.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZWant to start a symphony collection, but don't know where to begin? Are you looking to expand upon what you already have? This list of symphonies will provide you with a variety of musical styles upon which to build or add to your symphony collection.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZFinishing Act I in Verdi's beloved opera, La Traviata , is Violetta's aria, "Sempre Libera." Though there
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZWolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a classical music prodigy. Almost anyone who's familiar with Mozart, knows that his musical genius was apparent not long after he was born. In this except, you'll discover just how brilliant he was all before turning the age of 10!
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZLearn the Italian lyrics and English translation of Violetta’s aria, “Addio del passato,” from Verdi’s opera, La Triviata.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZItalian Text Il dolce suono mi colpi di sua voce! Ah, quella voce m'e qui nel cor discesa! Edgardo! io
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZHaydn, unlike most composers, had a
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZHere are the 6 classical guitar albums you must add to your classical music collection. From Spanish Guitar to Baroque Music, you'll surely love each one.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZHere is the French-to-English translation of Olympia's aria from Jacques Offenbach's opera, Les Contes d'Hoffmann. History and recommended recordings.
2017-01-17T11:12:22ZDance of the Knights from Prokofiev's ballet, Romeo & Juliet, is a very famous classical song used in all kinds of media. Learn more about Prokofiev's Dance of the Knights.