The concept of intellegent design has been thought of by all civilizations since the dawn of mankind. This article focuses on great European thinkers and their multifaceted ideas of our creator
Even people who don't know anything about classical music have heard this cliche uttered: what does Bach, Beethoven and Brahms aka 'The Three B's' have in common?
How Biblical texts, narratives, parables, and aphorisms have influenced Western literature from around 400 AD to the present
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:...
An overview of two of the greatests artists that have ever lived: Beethoven and Dostoevsky - how they influenced music and literature
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.
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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.
This article is a brief overview of Classic American Automobiles of the 60's and 70's
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.
History of Conducting. From Beethoven to Zubin Mehta. Article covers great conductors of the Romantic Period.
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.
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.
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
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"
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.