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...
Jesu, nun sei gepreiset, BWV 41
Jesu, nun sei gepreiset (Jesus, now be praised), BWV 41, is a church cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach. He composed the chorale cantata in Leipzig for New Year's Day and first performed it on 1 Januar...
Als Luise die Briefe ihres ungetreuen Liebhabers verbrannte
"Als Luise die Briefe ihres ungetreuen Liebhabers verbrannte" ("As Luise Was Burning the Letters of Her Unfaithful Lover"), K. 520, is a song for piano and voice (soprano) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart t...
Armida (Haydn)
Armida, Hob. XXVIII/12, is an opera in three acts by Joseph Haydn, set to a libretto based upon Torquato Tasso's poem Gerusalemme liberata (Jerusalem Delivered). The first performance was 26 February ...
Luigi Boccherini - Fandango
The Grave assai / Fandango from Boccherini's 4th Guitar Quintet, performed by Dejan Ivanovic and Quarteto Lyra at the opening of their concert 'De Fandango a...
String Quintet (Schubert)
Franz Schubert's final chamber work, the String Quintet in C major (D. 956, Op. posth. 163) is sometimes called the "Cello Quintet" because it is scored for a standard string quartet plus an...
Adagio in B minor (Mozart)
The Adagio in B minor for piano, K. 540, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a standalone composition for solo piano, and was entered into his Verzeichnis aller meiner Werke (Catalogue of all my Works) on M...
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 ...
Amadeus
Amadeus is a play by Peter Shaffer, which gives a highly fictionalized account of the lives of the composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri. First performed in 1979, Amadeus was inspired ...
Bach cantata
The cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach (German: Bachkantaten) are among his most significant and celebrated compositions. While many have been lost, at least 209 of the cantatas composed by Bach have s...