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Aaron Copland's Piano Variations

"The Piano Variations of American composer Aaron Copland were written for piano solo from January to October 1930. They were dedicated to…

Started by Bob Morabito

0 Jun 19

John Williams

I find the music of John Williams to be top notch in every way, and his film scores not only support and highlight what is going on onscre…

Started by Bob Morabito

1 Jun 17
Reply by Bob Morabito

Schoenbergs String Quartets, String trio, and String Sextet (Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night)

Listening to these works Im struck by the clarity, and passion of Schoenbergs compositions. I post them, with scores, as I feel they are an…

Started by Bob Morabito

0 May 17

Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)

12 Sonate da Chiesa a tre (part I 1-4) Why Corelli? It is only a matter of opinion in the end of the day, but my first answer would be…

Started by Socrates Arvanitakis

3 Apr 23
Reply by Mike Hewer

Holst's Japanese Suite

Found this on YouTube and was particularly impressed.  Maybe this piece is better known across the pond, but this Yank had never heard it b…

Started by John Driscoll

23 Apr 12
Reply by John Driscoll

Collection of your favorite unknown or lesser-known composers

Hello all, I recently found this composer named Jan Linden on SoundCloud and am absolutely blown away by his piece named Pegasus. It may no…

Started by Timo Schuemer

0 Mar 26

Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt is a composer which, I feel, doesn't have the appreciation he deserves on this forum. Thus, I wanted to start a discussion wi…

Started by Fabian Frost

12 Mar 11
Reply by Randy Kim

Alma Deutscher

Hey I wonder what you think of her Music and about her in general. I am kind of fascinated and delighted. Can it be that the secret behind…

Started by Timo Schuemer

56 Mar 3
Reply by Dave Dexter

Celebrating Black History Month

If you know one ragtime composer, it’s probably Scott Joplin, who wrote the Maple Life Rag, and whose music was popularized in the movie Th…

Started by Gav Brown

7 Feb 20
Reply by gregorio X

What I Learned from Grieg...

This is not super-novel, but if you are stuck compositionally, just take two measures (or four or more) and repeat them transposed at a dif…

Started by John Driscoll

29 Feb 17
Reply by John Driscoll

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