Since Mozart's Birthday was on January 27th, I felt a little pressure to post about him this Monday. But I didn't want to write up a biography about him - of which there are gazillions on the WWW. And no, I didn't want to post "10 Interesting Facts about Mozart" - there are already hundreds … Continue reading An Intriguing Mozart
Vitali and his Chaconne
Parte del Tomaso Vitalino... These are the words found on a manuscript in Dresden, Germany. Was the famous Chaconne in G minor really written by Tomaso Antonio Vitali? We'll never know for certain if this fantastic work was composed by Mr. Vitali, but assuming it was, let's learn more about him and his Chaconne. We don't know … Continue reading Vitali and his Chaconne
Merry Christmas, Everyone!
Merry Christmas to all of our followers! We hope this Christmas season has been a wonderful one for you and your families! Of course, Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without music! Please enjoy these 3 famous Christmas pieces, written by classical composers Tchaikovsky, Handel and Mendelssohn! The Nutcracker - Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker was premiered on December 18, … Continue reading Merry Christmas, Everyone!
Tips for a Beginning Violinist
Hello! Today, I'll be sharing some tips that helped me as a beginning violinist; I hope they'll help you now as well! Enjoy! Listen to Good Music I can't stress this tip enough. I think you will agree that we are products of our environment. Therefore, surround yourselfwith beautiful music when you begin your studies on … Continue reading Tips for a Beginning Violinist
12 Musical Quotes
Read this post to discover 12 musical quotes from famous individuals!
10 Free Sheet Music Sites
Sheet music is a necessary part of playing music. But, more often than not, I am turned off by the price of it. Thankfully, the World Wide Web has a lot to offer, including free sheet music! Below I’ve listed my favorite sheet music sites; enjoy! 1. IMSLP.org Absolutely, without a doubt, IMSLP is on … Continue reading 10 Free Sheet Music Sites
The Kodály Method (and my own story)
Click here to read an overview of the Kodaly Method!