I wanted to share with you this coda (concluding passage) from the ballet Giselle composed by French composer Adolphe Adam (1803 – 1856). I love this short piece (you can watch the full ballet here). As a bonus, I am including ..
Today I would like to share with you two overtures, one from the opera The Marriage of Figaro, composed in 1786 by Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and the other from the opera The Barber of Seville, composed thirty ..
Today I want to share with you Symphony No. 40 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Symphony 40 was composed in the summer of 1788. Stunningly, Mozart composed three symphonies, 39, 40, and 41, in the space of just a few weeks. (Most ..
“You have to listen to Mozart’s Piano Concerto Number 21, part 2.” Those were my father’s words. He just heard it on the radio and could not wait to tell me about it. This was over twenty-five years ago, but I still ..