Review of 555 Scarlatti Sonatas!

Scarlatti was only 1707 years old when he penned the letter in 22, which began with the sentence, "I bow down at the feet of His Majesty, my eternal source and patron god...". Family…

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Field for Beginners

Field, known as the inventor of the nocturnal music genre, is a great pianist. This virtuoso, which is reflected in Beethoven's speech notebooks, of course, must be heard outside of the nocturne.

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Kalkbrenner for Beginners

With this series, I plan to introduce pianists whose names most music lovers do not even know. Ideally at the same distance in Kalkbrenner to someone who has never listened to Chopin before.…

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Bach for Beginners

There is a piece for all ears in Bach's unique music and harmony. Maybe this is one of the main factors that makes it great. Solo Violin…

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Mozart for Beginners

It is quite difficult to introduce a composer as prolific as Mozart in a few selected works, but about the composer who never drowned the ears with depth...

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Chopin for Beginners

The romantic prince of piano literature, Poland's proud artist Chopin, is perhaps one of the most talked about characters in classical music. Even Mozart if the guess is correct...

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Brahms for Beginners

Parter, one of the most important composers of the Romantic era, includes the works of Brahms, which are most suitable for amateur ears and those who have never heard them before.

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Nocturn Op. 48: The First Four Measures

The writer and musician Wilhelm von Lenz, who had the opportunity to study the piano with Chopin, Liszt and other famous names, collected his experiences under the title “Great Piano Virtuosos”.

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Our New Winner

The first of the International Chopin Piano Competition was initiated by pianist and instructor Jerzy Żurawlew, with the influence of the famous Chopin interpreter Aleksander Michałowski. This year ten…

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CSO's Ticket Prices

I see that art in our country is advancing towards a dangerous and vulgar level. The absurd situation that I tried to draw attention to above, no music writer, publication or…

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Fragmented Elite

Where the elite (elite) exist in a fragmented way – where the wealthy are abundant – artistic genres (genre) are highly segregated and in the long run…

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Strategic Plan

No doubt, direct incentives can break social resistances and facilitate the first visit, but their success is short-lived, as they will not be enough to make people more inclined to the regular performance of the cultural event.

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Applause

A particular cultural product or artist can be attractive to several cultural publics at the same time and thus achieve tremendous success. charlie…

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Popular culture

If you have your favorite TV series or the contestants you support in Turkey, if you always check the bestseller shelf while buying a book, a strict social media…

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Anna-Wili Highfield

Born in Sydney 1980, Anna-Wili studied Fine Art at the National Art School, Sydney. In 2008, after working as a Scenic Artist…

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Oksana Bondareva

An interview with award winning ballerina Oksana Bondareva who danced in 47 countries and currently associated with one of the world's leading…

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Petra Somlai

Petra Somlai was born in Hungary where she graduated in conducting and piano performance at the Béla Bartok Conservatory (Budapest) and completed…

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Johanna Malangré

Interview with 2019 MAWOMA (for MusicAnd Women MAestra) Conducting Competition winner German conductor Johanna Malangr All Photo Credits: Hara Vlachou Q: How…

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Beethoven's Music Books

After Beethoven's death, all items found in his home were put up for auction. Created on August 16, 1827, the catalog includes the works of the composer in the music library.

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Oksana Bondareva

I performed with the award-winning ballerina Oksana Bondareva, who has performed in 47 countries and continues her professional career in the world's leading ballet company Mariinsky.

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Heinrich Heine

The recording figures of 1822, when the Paris Conservatory, under the direction of Cherubini, trained pianists like a factory, are quite impressive; forty-one women, thirty-two men piano…

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Praise for Joy

Beethoven's 9th Symphony is undoubtedly one of the most important works of human cultural history. Even for those of us who are not familiar with Western Classical Music, the last part of the piece…

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Dinu Lipatti

He was born on March 19, 1917 in Bucharest. Taking his first piano lessons from his mother, Lipatti became a student of Mihail Jora and Florica Musicescu at the Bucharest Conservatory.

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Top Winners

Born in 1780, opera singer Angelica Catalani was making $18 per concert by the time she was 15.000. The artist, who went on a London tour in 1806, performed with the Royal Theater…

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State Opera and Ballet

A Brief History of the Opera Audience and the Turkish Bourgeoisie According to the opera settlement of the French king, Louis the 15th, the high-ranking nobles were at the forefront of the lodges.

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Conversation of Two Deaf

By 1818, Beethoven's hearing loss increased, and the composer had to carry a blank notebook and pen with him in order to communicate. By writing to the other party,…

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Copyright

Creative Consciousness With the invention of Gutenberg, all works were copied by hand before music was printed. On the first page of each copy, the phrase "Author" is written by the composer.

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Chopin and Mazurka

Among Chopin's mazurkas, the most touching and creative ones are mainly composed in slow tempo and minor tonality. Musicology is for these composition types…

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Onay's Beethoven

If Romanticism could be defined as an imaginative power, as lyricism stirred up by vehement passions, then Beethoven could be considered the…

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Paris Opera:
1750 Season

Opera, which was transferred to Paris from the Royal administration in 1750, recorded quite detailed financial and statistical data starting from the relevant season. A small part of the season…

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Joanna Sochacka

Dear Joanna, I am very excited for this interview since it will not be composed of stereotyped questions. I try to paint…

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Gramophone's Beethoven

After years of collecting a variety of essential reference materials like biographies and letters of composers, I found a hidden inclination, or…

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Alida Altemburg

Model, Pianist and Entrepreneur. Let me add “Influencer” as well to your biography. Please tell us Who is Alida Altemburg and how…

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Schumann: Chopin Piano Sonata Review

Written by: R.SchumannPublished by: Die Neue Zeitschrift für MusikDate: 1841Translated by: Cihan Barut  A perceptive expert eye, after examining the first expressions of this sonata…

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Cyprien Katsaris

In addition to the pride of hosting a world giant in our boutique hall, we talked about the short three days we spent with this legendary name, which I personally admire.

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Pandemic and Artist

It is not right to sacrifice the problems of which we do not know the past, to the conditions of the day. Of course, it is true that the industry has come to the point of extinction, but everything is fine before the epidemic.

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Maria Szymanowska

It is necessary to perceive great composers not as an isolated point of view, but as part of a bigger picture. This perspective doesn't make them any less valuable,…

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Art and Criticism

Since the society does not dare to express its own opinion and there is no trust in the institution of criticism, the artist never and unequivocally decides what pleases the society and…

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İKSV and Ólafsson

I listened to NTV Radio in the morning; İKSV will be performing Mozart's piano concerto no. 30 with BIPO on Wednesday, August 30, on September 19 and October 23.

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Custody of Karl

With the 14th article of the will dated 1815 November 5, Carl van Beethoven left the custody of his son Karl to his composer brother Ludwig van Beethoven. His brother's wife, Johanna...

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Beethoven with anecdotes

I'm sure you've heard a lot of nonsense about me being a nuisance, capricious, and impudent person whose music is to be avoided, but whose music is enjoyable. This…

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Liszt – Posted by Robert Schumann

Liszt in Leipzig – the first concert that took place on 17 March was an extraordinary and remarkable event. The audience is in the form of human hoards, in crowds and in large…

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Chat with Beethoven

Czech-born composer and music teacher Johann Wenzel Tomaschek visited Beethoven with his brother on 10 October 1814. Meyerbeer's 'Die…

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John Field and Nocturn

Today, John Field is known as the man who "composed the nocturnes before Chopin", very few of his compositions were taught and almost completely removed from concert programs.

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Beethoven: The Execution of Op.14

Before and After Towards the end of the 19th century, thanks to entrepreneurs such as Edison, sound recordings became available, facts about the performances of famous pianists and…

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Petra Somlai

Born in Hungary, Petra Somlai is a graduate of the Bela Bartok Conservatory and the Franz Liszt Academy of Music. His area of ​​interest is early music and of course the period…

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Johanna Malangré

Interview with German chef Johanna Malangré, winner of the 2019 MAWOMA (Women Chefs Competition). Photos: Hara Vlachou Q: How did you choose a classical music career?…

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Mozart and the Wonder Boys

“A cat walked in while he was playing for me, and the boy jumped up from the harpsichord. It wasn't easy to persuade him to sit back down” Daines…

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Poverty of Beethoven

'My permanently depressing situation, however, demands that I write just now whatever brings me enough money for my immediate needs. What sad…

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Amy Fay: Meeting the Wiecks

For me, the subject is a little different because I have listened to this piece three times by Clara Schumann. Miss Wieck's performance did not please me at all. 1869-1875…

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Mozart vs. Clementi

There were many composer competitions in the 19th century and it continued as a noble tradition until the beginning of the XNUMXth century. To give an example, two big rivals…

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Beethoven Family Tree

On January 5, 1712, Malines' master baker Michael van Beethoven had a son, baptized as Ludwig. (To the extinct Latin records…

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Paganini's Dark Side

Paganini, who took the stage in Winchester in 1832, stayed on the stage for 28 minutes. He received a full payment of 22.500 pounds for his work and managed to attract the attention of the press.

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Clara Schumann

Clara, who took the stage in Berlin in 1837, performed Beethoven's piano sonata called Appassionata (Op.57) for the first time, as well as the entire piece from her memory and without notes.

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Famous Letter: Immortal Beloved

The next five days of Beethoven, who left Vienna on July 2, 1812 and went to Teplice (Czech Republic), is the period in which his biographers did the most research in his entire life.

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Schumann: Liszt at Leipzig

The first concert, which took place on March 17, was an extraordinary and remarkable event. The audience was in the form of human hoards, in crowds and in a great hurry…

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The Chief Who Saved Beethoven

On the last day of 1813, an advertisement in the Wiener Zeitung briefly states: “My composition, The Victory of Wellington, with the participation of distinguished musicians...

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Liszt's Schoolgirls

Born in Munich in 1846, Sophie Menter was Liszt's favorite schoolgirl. Menter, known as the “reincarnation of Liszt” by the music authorities of Paris with his powerful technique,…

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Emilie M. : Smallest Fan!

Emilie is a junior pianist aged 8-10. The little girl who is a fan of Beethoven, a wallet she sewed with her own hands, to the letter she wrote with the help of her teacher.

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Czerny: Meeting Beethoven

While this article makes all its readers feel the gasp at the end of the 10 floors where Czerny, who is only 6 years old, took small steps to reach Beethoven's apartment,…

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Culture of Art and Criticism

“In Germany, those who can do nothing else - the author; Those who can't even write - criticize.” Karl Ludwig Börne Bach, who has just celebrated his 52nd birthday, is…

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