Why Was Satie Right? (IV)

4. Redite – une inspiration rébellion de Cornelius Cardew – “Nous chantons pour l'avenir.” The adventure of music, as in every stage of human history,…

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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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Alexander Borodin and Homo Universalis

What is Homo Universalis? “Homo Universalis” (Universal Man) means that the individual's abilities are idealized, his talents and professional orientations are more than one field, that [individual] can do as long as he wants…

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Organology Studies in Turkey – III

Etem Ruhi Üngör, at the 2004st International Symposium on Anatolian Music and Instruments in XNUMX, said that the first thing to do is to establish the Turkish Instruments Museum and…

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What Color Is Your Sadness?

“Pink sadness… is the sadness of shame when you have done nothing wrong, pink sadness is not your fault and the slightest jolt causes it…

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Organology Studies in Turkey – II

With the suggestions of Paul Hindemith, the Music Teachers' School, which had been teaching for twelve years, was converted into the Ankara State Conservatory in 1936 and this…

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Why Was Satie Right? (NS)

I. Prelud – une inspiration ésotérique de John Cage- Paris, welcoming the 20th century in all its glory. The best in science, philosophy, art, technical…

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Organology Studies in Turkey – I

The organology discipline, which is derived from the Greek word organon, Latin organum, and which has passed into our language from the French organologie term, is briefly defined as the science of instruments. Mahmut Ragip Gazimihal…

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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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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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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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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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Liszt: Symphonic Poems

After listening to the violin virtuoso Niccolo Paganini in 1831, Franz Liszt decided to become a virtuoso on his instrument. In 1832; as the pinnacle of romantic piano music…

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Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto 2

Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff; He was born on April 2, 1873 in Novgorod, Russia, into a family of musicians. At the age of 10, St. Petersburg Conservatory, at the age of 12…

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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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