Schubert Quintet in C, D 956 - 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...
Schubert Quintet in C, D 956 - 2. Adagio - Zagreb International Chamber Music Festival 2008 - YouTube
Schubert Quintet in C, D 956 - 2. Adagio live at the Zagreb International Chamber Music Festival 2008 Susanna Yoko Henkel - violin Stefan Milenkovich - violi...
Chamber music - What is Chamber Music?
Ever wonder about what makes Chamber Music different from other music? Are you curious about the Chamber Music Society's artists and touring? Find out more a...
Chamber music - A Short Film for the End of Time - Part 1
This short film celebrates one of the most significant pieces to come from the Second World War. Olivier Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time; Movement 7 A ...
Chamber music
Susanne Frank, Stephan Goerner (Carmina Quartet) and Rolf Lislevand play the 4th movement from Boccherini's popular Night music. A track from Carmina's lat...
Classical music riot
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Querelle des Bouffons
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Origins of opera
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Das Floß der Medusa
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Music written in all 24 major and minor keys
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Circe in the arts
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Grand opera
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Lisztomania (phenomenon)
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Four Organs
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List of musical forms by era
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Ballet Mécanique
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Apocalyptica
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Skandalkonzert
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The Rite of Spring
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Composition school
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Chamber music
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