Hello,In short - what are in your view, the 40 most important musical works made so far?- - - - - -The long story:I am a music teacher in an international primary school in London, UK. I've got this…Continue
"Spiros. good question as to Schumann. My opinon..If I were trapped on an isalnd with only one piano concerto it would be the Schumann. for me, personally it is the most satisfying work in that genere.
As to "most important" I dont…"
"Wouldn't you shove some Schumann into that list? I think that epsecially Horowitz's performance of the Kinderszenen is of incredible pedagogical value. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxz2UfCYtQk . Imo the students should be exposed to…"
"Sorry if I am writing too much on this thread, but I find the topic compelling.
I just wanted to say, I agree with what Gav said in general about subjectivity, and with what he said specifically about Miles Davis.
Furthermore, I wished to add, if…"
"In a conversation such as this, nobody's wrong, as the opinions expressed are entirely subjective. Each composer I listed changed the conversation about music by either introducing a brand new form, introducing a personal twist which was so…"
"Trying to choose 40 pieces of art by voting reminds me futile attempts to create a universal multi-culture. A teacher has the right to be biased towards what is most impressing for him (her) personally. Otherwise the art can be presented to…"
"I'd say it's important not to forget music of the present, such as Lady Gaga, Sofia Gubaidulina and Michael Buble for example. These and others have made huge impact on the music scene and might/should be considered to…"
"I think it is useful or at least fun to look at those works in the western catelog that hearld either a change in musical direction that was then followed, or some sort of high water mark that demonstrated to other composers and audiences just ho…"
"If you are into Spotify, here are the links to the music, as the above links provide only the notation.
Perotin: Viderunt Omnes by Hilliard - beautiful and truly heavenly
Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dames (whole album) - nice, calm, gentle, proves…"
"Jon, thanks for those, I will check them out certainly.
Victor, if you just click on the link, an empty page opens indeed.
I guess the end phrases (those_in_brackets) of the links are not 'transformed' into links. You need to select the…"
What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Television, Web, Songs, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Balkan world Music
Is music your main income source?
Sort Of - Music Related
Where do you live?
About Me (MUST be more than 10 words to be approved):
A plucked-strings multi-instrumentalist: guitar, Greek bouzouki, tambura, baglamas etc. Creating mainly a fusion of Balkan music with Rock and Blues; uneven time signatures with contemporary feel. also educational music for primary schools; occasionally doing music for TV: last one being Paul Merton's Adventures on Ch4 (UK).