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Biography of one of Europe's greatest composer - chronicles youth, adulthood, and illness and death
Great classical composers who've now mostly been forgotten - Baroque, Classical, Romantic era
Robert Schumann's attempt at writing symphonies. Review of Schumann's four symphonies. Commentary about Schumann as an orchestral composer.
How Biblical texts, narratives, parables, and aphorisms have influenced Western literature from around 400 AD to the present
Famous songs aka 'arias' from operas
Essays are complex, yet intellectual and unique in style. 'Hamburger Essay' is simple and taught to young adults in American high schools
Aphorisms, maxims and quotes are what this article are about - the great thinkers and philosophers of the past and how they expressed themselves.
Five lovely and famous work for Cello and Orchestra
Rachmaninoff holds a very special place amongst classical musicians, because he was more than just a great composer; Rachmaninoff was a very talented pianist and conductor. Great performers appeal to many musicians:...
Many assume, that if an individual wrote a great deal of piano music, he/she must have been a great pianist themselves, however, nothing could be further from the truth. For example, Schubert, Schumann and Tchaikovsky...
Machiavelli’s La Mandragola AKA The Mandrake - in the tradition of articles I’ve written such as “The Great Pianists - Whom were They?”, comes this article about Machiavelli as a writer and...
Cassical Music Compositions with a special significance to me - Growing up in a household with no family members interested in so called classical music, was difficult for me, because I didn’t have anybody whom to...
An overview of two of the greatests artists that have ever lived: Beethoven and Dostoevsky - how they influenced music and literature
Nietzsche's personal and esoteric concept of philosophy, ethics, and religion are examined in this brief article.
This article examines the five most famous opera composers of all times: Mozart, Rossini, Wagner, Verdi and Puccini. Included, youtube recordings of some of the most famoust opera music ever written
Some of the world's foremost symphonies from Haydn to Shostakovich. Along with breif overview of this, the most complicated of all musical forms. And youtube recordings.
List of some of the most famous piano concertos every written. Commentaries about their perspective composers. Along with youtube recordings of these great musical compositions.
Discussion of Chopin's piano music and, youtube videos showing a piece in most of the genres he composed for, including: Ballades, Scherzos, Sonatas, etc.
What does it mean to be a miniaturist in music? A discussion of the short piano works of the three foremost miniaturists of the 19th century: Chopin, Schumann, and Edvard Grieg.
Some of the world's most famous ballets: Giselle, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and other well known ballets are discussed.
A review of horns in concertos. Horn tansposition is breifly discussed. Why horns are not as popular in concertos as violin and piano?
Mozart, Weber, and Copland's clarinet concertos are discussed; the clarinet's versatility is also discussed. What is transposition in music?
What does God Save the Queen, My Country Tis of Thee and Heil Dir im Siegerkranz have in common? They have all been used/quoted in compositions by great classical composers.
A discussion of Anton Rubinstein's life and music. Rubinstein was a famous and respected composer of the 19th century whose music today has been forgotten.
This article is a brief overview of Classic American Automobiles of the 60's and 70's
Acknowledgement of fellow hubbers and friends at Hubpages.
A short history and review of the 'road trip' concept in narratives and films. A breif review of the 'road trip' stories as they were in Homer and Virgil's time, and as they are used in the films of our day.
Review of the great film scores from Hollywood's Golden Age of Cinema. Film scores include: Gone with the Wind, Citizen Kane and Casablanca.
Many individuals believe that your Sun Sign will reveal everything about you in astrology. Well, this may not always the case. Article discusses the six most important aspect in astrology: Sun sign, Moon sign,...
History of Conducting. From Beethoven to Zubin Mehta. Article covers great conductors of the Romantic Period.
What makes a film to be refer to as a "cult classic?" Well, this list of films certainly falls under that category. Review of famous cult horror classics from the 1950's up to the present.
Oxtail is a Caribbean delicacy. It's basically French and African cuisine fused together. Cuban oxtail is one of that island's most famous dishes
History and summary of one of the most popular vehicles ever made. Lexus' ES model is discussed in this article. History of the automobile is also given in this short hub.
This article discusses the most influential philosophers that modern Europe has known: Rene Descartes, John Locke, Adam Smith, David Hume, Emmanuel Kant, David Hume, Karl Marx and Freidrich Engels. A poignant point:...
What cars are practical? These vehicles are quite expensive, yet practical for every day use at the same time.
Great masters of Baroque music. From Telemann to Charpentier are discussed in this article. Furthermore, explained why the Baroque Period in music has taken a backseat to the Romantic Period.
Here is a list of vehicles that can handle very well in treacherous weather conditions. Whether its Rain, snow, or windy conditions, all these vehicles have exceptional handling capabilities.
Harpsichord music...piano has taken over the role this beautiful instrument once played. Just thought I bring this into light by creating an article about great harpsichord music....
I put together some of the most famous chamber ever composed. This is in the tradition of my "most famous" series articles which I''ve written for HP.
I put together some of the most famous piano solo music ever written... music which I feel most of us has heard at one point or another via commercials, television or films....
Four of the most compositions ever written for the piano. Chopin's four Ballades are performed on a regular basis mostly by young artist who are starting to make their way into the world...
Review of Beethoven's 5 Piano Concertos. The first three are somewhat generic, but the 4th and 5th are amongst the most innovative and beautiful ever written...
A review of Saint Saens' piano concertos. Also review of Saint Saens' music as a whole. Child genius
Music 101. Discussion of harmony. Not for everyone, but new comers to music might find this article helpful
A discussion of Descartes' concept of where it is our souls are located at. Discussion of Locke's study of the human mind. The pineal gland
A review of one of the most important piano pieces ever written. What influenced Schumann to write this great piano composition
Discussion of one of Europe's greatest and most influential writer of all times.
The most famous violin virtuoso of all times. His life and works are discussed in this article
Famous classical music prodigies is the topic of this article
What piano pieces you'll most likely learn during your first few of years of piano lessons
Fatal attraction should be the real title of this article. Beautiful cars with really bad reputations
Since operas can last hours, their overtures are a short and simple introduction to them. Most overtures contain melodies which you'll hear later on in the opera. Here is a list of some of the most famous overtures...
The history of one of the most well known and loved automobiles from Japan - the Toyota Camry
Love aquariums but hate the work/hassle. Look no further than "White Cloud Mountain Minnow"
Discussion of music. Not an article for beginners, but a must read for students of composition
Killifish are beautiful aquarium fishes, even if they do require a great deal of time and effort.
Do you think you have to be educated to be a great writer? Well, think again, Socrates and Jesus never wrote down a single word and they're two of the most influential men in the history of the world
Exactly what is Cuban food? Cuba has been influenced by so many cultures and its food is very indicative of this.
Where does the concept of the conscious/subconscious come from? We tend to credit Freud, but Schopenhauer was the one who started it all with his concept of the "will"
What does religion and Existentialism have in common? What does it mean to be a religious existentialist? Kierkegaard and Dostoevsky
Bio of Mexico's great composer and poet: Agustin Lara. His influence and legacy to Latin American Music
What's your favorite fish to eat? Freshwater or from the ocean? This article is all about tastes
Most of us know who Charles Darwin was, but most people don't know about his son George. Bio of George Darwin and his theory of moon formation
Recently built, the Los Angeles Walt Disney Music Hall has become a must see world wide.