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...
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 - Mvt. 4 - Barenboim/West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Prom 18: Beethoven Cycle -- Symphony No. 9, 'Choral' Friday 27 July 6.30pm -- c. 7.55pm Royal Albert Hall Anna Samuil (soprano) Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano) Michael König (tenor) René Pape (bass) N...
Bach: Erbarme dich, mein Gott (Matthäuspassion) - Galou (Roth)
Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) Erbarme dich, mein Gott Aria (No. 39) from the oratorio 'Matthäuspassion', BWV 244 Text: Picander (1700-1764) First performance: probably 11 April 1727, in Leipzig (T...
Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1 / KV 478 / Pogostkina, Hagen, Meyer, Ducros
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791): Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, KV 478 (1784) Alina Pogostkina, Violine / Veronika Hagen, Viola / Mischa Meyer, Cello / Jérôme Ducros, Piano I. Allegro (00:02)...
Bach: Concerto for 4 pianos BWV 1065 III. Allegro (D. Fray, J. Rouvier, E. Christien, A. Vigoureux)
Speaking of the Concerto for Four Keyboards, David Fray says: “It is vital to achieve the right balance and to create a single sound, not four separate sounds. As pupils of Jacques Rouvier, we were al...
Bach - Mass in B minor (Proms 2012)
Prom 26: Bach -- Mass in B minor Johann Sebastian Bach - Mass in B minor Joélle Harvey soprano Carolyn Sampson soprano Iestyn Davies counter-tenor Ed Lyon tenor Matthew Rose bass Choir of the Englis...
Marga Höffgen - Widerstehe doch der Sünde, BWV 54 (Bach)
Widerstehe doch der Sünde (Just resist sin), BWV 54 performed by Maarten Engeltjes and the Netherlands Bach Society conducted by Lars Ulrik Mortensen. Beautiful! Marga Höffgen, contralto. Gewandhaus...
Bach - Concerto for three harpsichords in D minor BWV 1063 - Mortensen | Netherlands Bach Society
In the Concerto for three harpsichords in D minor, performed by the Netherlands Bach Society for All of Bach, Bach plays with monophony and polyphony. It is a solo concerto, but then for three harpsic...
Magdalena Kožená - Parto ma tu ben mio - La Clemenza di Tito
Play List : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-0Qm7yk-4UNR11bdLvhAGxK7XzecwSVH マグダレーナ・コジェナー モーツアルト「皇帝ティトゥスの慈悲」から『わたしは行くが、きみは平和に』 ザルツブルグ音楽祭
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...
Amadeus Best Scene
A superb performance by F Murray Abraham which brought him a well deserved Oscar for Best Actor in 1985. Playlist: 00:45 - KV 299 - Sinfonia Concertante in C major for Flute, Harp & Orchestra, II. An...
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 Concerto - Chorfantasie
Orquesta Filarmónica de Berlín. Chor der Deutshen Straatsoper. Itzhak Perlman, Daniel Barenboim, Yo-Yo Ma.
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
Piano Sonata No. 15 (Beethoven)
Piano Sonata No. 15 in D major, Op. 28, is a piano sonata by Ludwig van Beethoven. The name Pastoral or Pastorale became known through A. Cranz publishing of Beethoven's work, but was first coined by ...
Symphony No. 50 (Haydn)
The Symphony No. 50 in C major, Hoboken I/50, by Joseph Haydn was written partly in 1773 and partly in 1774.Scored for 2 oboes, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani and strings. Since the trumpets double the ...
Johann Sebastian Bach - 1981 Performance
An exctract of the Goldberg Variations, Glenn Gould at the piano, execution of 1981. High skill.
Mozart operas
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's operas comprise 22 musical dramas in a variety of genres. They range from the small-scale, derivative works of his youth to the full-fledged operas of his maturity. Three of ...
Leopold Mozart
Johann Georg Leopold Mozart (November 14, 1719 – May 28, 1787) was a German composer, conductor, teacher, and violinist. Mozart is best known today as the father and teacher of Wolfgang Amadeus ...
Caprice No. 13 (Paganini)
Caprice No. 13, nicknamed Devil's Laughter, is one of Niccolò Paganini's renowned 24 Caprices. This solo violin piece starts out with scale like double-stopped passages at a moderate speed. The second...
Ihr, die ihr euch von Christo nennet, BWV 164
Ihr, die ihr euch von Christo nennet (You, who call yourselves of Christ), BWV 164, is a church cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach. He composed it in 1725 in Leipzig for the 13th Sunday after Trinity an...
Symphony No. 91 (Haydn)
The Symphony No. 91 in E-flat major, Hoboken 1/91, is written by Joseph Haydn. It was completed in 1788 as part of a three-symphony commission by Comte d'Ogny for the Concerts de la Loge Olympique. ...
Stabat Mater (Pergolesi)
Stabat Mater is a musical setting of the Stabat Mater sequence, composed by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi in 1736. Composed in the final weeks of Pergolesi's life, it is scored for soprano and alto solo...