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I will be the first one to say that J.S. Bach is my favorite overall composer, Partita No.2, Chaccone is my favorite piece, but what specif…

Started by Rodney Carlyle Money

61 56 minutes ago
Reply by Bob Porter

V. Kaprálová (1915-1942), Czech composer.

Vítězslava Kaprálová Is she unjustly underrated and unknown? I heard this for the first time, and thought so. April Preludes https://…

Started by Serenity Laine

4 on Saturday
Reply by Gav Brown

What Piece Drives You to Tears?

Hey everyone, So with the exception of a couple Billy Joel ballads, I've come to realize that the only music that can really make a grown…

Started by Daniel DiMercurio

50 Mar 12
Reply by Fredrick zinos

Darius Milhaud

French classical composers were enchanted with ragtime as a serious music long before Americans considered it to be a serious music. Debuss…

Started by Gav Brown

4 Mar 6
Reply by Ingo Lee

Need help with modern and simple piano score analysis

Hi everyone, I have been studying jazz harmony but I usually have some problems in understanding how certain rules are applied in compositi…

Started by Alfred La Fleur

3 Feb 1
Reply by Bob Porter

Please help me understand Beethoven (or counterpoint in general)

Hello Dear Forumers. :) Very happy to write my first post. I'm an amateur and like to study works of classical masters to see how certain…

Started by Amol

18 Jan 27
Reply by Bob Morabito

Did Chopin "Borrow" the main theme for his op69 no2 Waltz in B minor from Beethoven?

So I have been listening to a lot of Beethoven lately - the other night, I was listening through his Sonata 29 "Hammerklavier" and a very,…

Started by David Lilly

9 Jan 10
Reply by H. S. Teoh

"Do You Hear What I Hear" - Steve Stevens I always loved this Christmassy guitar cover, especially the classical guitar intro. Enjoy.

Started by Dave Dexter

1 Dec 26, 2016
Reply by Gav Brown

Karlheinz Stockhausen, his stature, and a recent performance of his work, "Freude for two harps and voices."

Now, only a few years after Stockhausen's death, we can recognize his stature as the greatest composer of the second half of the twentieth…

Started by Serenity Laine

4 Dec 23, 2016
Reply by Serenity Laine

Aaron Copland

Aaron Copland is one of my all time favorite composers for several reasons but the principle reason is that he, of all the 20th century com…

Started by Gav Brown

18 Dec 21, 2016
Reply by Mike Hewer


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