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 ..
At the beginning of each year, I sit down and reflect on the year that closed, looking for lessons to be learned and opportunities for improvement. I plan out what I personally want to achieve and set goals for IMA. One thing ..
“Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.”― Sergei Rachmaninoff The first time I heard Sergey Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 I was twenty-two years old. I grew up listening to his second ..
I was ten years old; my oldest brother, Leo, was 20. He entertained girls at our house, and they listened to Joseph Haydn (Austrian composer, 1732-1809) and looked through books with paintings by Hieronymus Bosch (16th-century ..