Classical music era
The dates of the Classical period in Western music are generally accepted as being between about 1750 and 1820. However, the term classical music is used in a colloquial sense as a synonym for Western...
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String Quintet (Schubert) - 2. Adagio - Zagreb International Chamber Music Festival 2008
Schubert Quintet in C, D 956 - 2. Adagio live at the Zagreb International Chamber Music Festival 2008 Susanna Yoko Henkel - violin Stefan Milenkovich - violi...
Beethoven vs. Steibelt
Accounts of the contest record it was a disaster for Steibelt; Beethoven reportedly carried the day by improvising at length on a theme taken from the cello ...
Beethoven, Triple Concierto y Fantasía Coral. Yo-Yo Ma, Perlman, Barenboim
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) Concierto para violín, violonchelo y piano en Do mayor, Opus 56 1. Allegro 2. Largo (attacca) 3. Rondo alla polacca Itzhak...
Beethoven's piano sonatas - Beethoven s Tempest Sonata mvt. 3 -- Wilhelm Kempff
Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Opus 31 No. 2 Kempff was born (1895 in Jüterbog, Brandenburg, Germany) in a family of distinguished church musici...
Fugues Out #03 - BEETHOVEN ON PLATFORM 17 - the Artemis string quartett in Austerlitz train station on Vimeo
One of the best string quartets in the world, Artemis, pops up in a train station, among the passengers. The Gare d'Austerlitz, in Paris, becomes, for half an hour the center of an unpredictable conce...
Prélude n°1 aux tubes musicaux (boomwhackers)
A group from France known as "Les Objets Volants" performs an incredibly difficult pull off version of Bach's Prelude No. 1 using only boomwhackers.
Happy Birthday Mozart! Jan 27, 1756
Starting life with an ample supply of both genius and Christian names, Joannes Chrisostomus Wolfgang Gottlieb Mozart was born at eight in the evening in his family’s third-floor apartment  at 9 Getrei...
Documentary: Some of Bach’s great masterpieces were composed by his wife - The Washington Post
In “Written by Mrs Bach,” about to premiere in London and then move to Germany, a professor of music, a composer and an American expert in document forensics advance the case that Anna Magdalena Bach ...
Franz Schubert - Death and the Maiden (part 1)
First part of 1st movement. The Alban Berg Quartet. Once again, please forgive me for the way I've had to split this. This is one of my favourite works!
Luigi Boccherini - Fandango Castanets
The Carmina Quartet (Matthias Enderle, violin 1, Susanne Frank, violin 2, Wendy Champney, viola & Stephan Goerner, violoncello) plays the fourth movement (F...
Luigi Boccherini - Fandango (2vl, va, 2vc)
live at the 4th Zagreb International Chamber Music Festival Luigi Boccherini: Quintet no. 4 in D major, for 2 violins, viola and 2 cellos „Fandango - mov. 4:...
Galante music
In music, galant refers to the style which was fashionable from the 1720s to the 1770s. This movement featured a return to simplicity and immediacy of appeal after the complexity of the late Baroque e...
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Mannheim school
Mannheim school refers to both the orchestral techniques pioneered by the court orchestra of Mannheim in the latter half of the 18th century as well as the group of composers who wrote such music for ...
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First Viennese School
The First Viennese School is a name mostly used to refer to three composers of the Classical period in Western art music in late-18th-century Vienna: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joseph Haydn and Ludwig v...
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History of sonata form
This article treats the history of form in the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern eras. For a definition of sonata form, see Sonata Form. For an account of critical thought as it relates to so...
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Symphony
A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written for orchestra. Although the term has had many meanings from its origins in the ancient Greek era, by the l...
Jean-Frédéric Edelmann
Jean-Frédéric Edelmann (Johann Friedrich Edelmann, 5 May 1749 – 17 July 1794) was a French classical composer. He was born in Strasbourg but, after studying law and music, he moved to Paris in 1...
String Quintet No. 4 (Mozart)
The String Quintet No. 4 in G minor, K. 516 was written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Like all of Mozart's string quintets, it is a "viola quintet" in that it is scored for string quartet and an extra v...
Heiligenstadt Testament
The Heiligenstadt Testament is a letter written by Ludwig van Beethoven to his brothers Carl and Johann at Heiligenstadt (today part of Vienna) on 6 October 1802.It reflects his despair over his incre...
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Davide penitente
Davide penitente, K. 469 (also Davidde penitente), is a cantata by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, to texts by Saverio Mattei. The cantata was commissioned by the Wiener Tonkünstler-Societät, and first perfo...
Symphony No. 21 (Haydn)
The Symphony No. 21 in A major, Hoboken 1/21, was composed by Joseph Haydn around the year 1764. The symphony’s movements have unusual structures that make their form hard to identify. The parts that...
Piano Sonata No. 3 (Mozart)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Sonata No. 3 in B flat major, K 281 (189f) (1774) is a sonata in three movements:A typical performance takes about 14 minutes.This piano sonata is one of the most virtu...
List of compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach
There are over 1000 known compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach. Listed here are about half of these in the order of the Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (BWV), including the spurious and doubtful works in the ...
List of compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach - Wikipedia
Symphony No. 31 (Haydn)
Joseph Haydn's Symphony No. 31 in D major was composed in 1765 for Haydn's patron Nikolaus Esterházy. It is nicknamed the "Hornsignal" symphony, because it gives a prominent role to an unusually larg...
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