Category Archives: Composers

Music themed artwork by Angharad Prys Templeman

Music themed Artwork by Angharad Prys Templeman. A series of Artwork inspired by classical composers, their lives and history. Layers of different paper, fine fabrics and acrylic paint, certain areas are enhanced with drawing and stitching.    How stunning are these!!! http://www.angharadtempleman.co.uk/art/

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Jan Ladislav Dussek: Piano Concerto in B flat major Op.22

Jan Ladislav Dussek : Piano Concerto in B flat major Op.22.   Andreas Staier Fortepiano Concerto Koln Here is a composer whose works I have never heard before. Dussek  (February 12, 1760 – March 20, 1812) was a Czech virtusoso pianist and … Continue reading

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Sergei Rachmaninoff – old recordings and film clips

Sergei Rachmaninoff -old recordings and film clips   Sergei RACHMANINOFF (1873 – 1943) is one of greatest Russian composers This is the most complete collection of his video clips. The recording of Rachmaninoff’s voice is also included. Сергей Васильевич РАХМАНИНОВ … Continue reading

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Composers Illustrated- tumblr blog of drawings of classical composers

Composers Illustrated- tumblr blog of drawings of classical composers I’ve just come across this tumblr blog of classical composer drawings. Here is Frederic Chopin drawn by Gustaw Gwozdecki : http://composersillustrated.tumblr.com/post/50173221278/fr%C3%A9d%C3%A9ric-chopin-by-gustaw-gwozdecki Archive here: http://composersillustrated.tumblr.com/archive#_=_

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History Hunt: Princess Anna Amalia of Prussia

Originally posted on Katherine Murley's Music Studio Blog:
A brief announcement before we head into today’s History Hunt post: History Hunt is now on Tumblr! If Tumblr is more your thing than WordPress, then follow my blog at musichistoryhunt!…

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Debussy (1862-1918)

Originally posted on readnomore:
“Music is the silence between the notes.” – Claude Debussy Debussy is one of my musical heroes, and I’ve been looking forward to writing about him ever since I started this blog. His music made a huge impact on me…

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Robert Schumann Piano Concerto, period performance

Robert Schumann Piano Concerto, period performance One of my favourites by Robert Schumann! Here it is played on period instruments. Tonight I was lucky to see this played by the Irish pianist Finghin Collins. He is an amazing talent- one … Continue reading

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