Tag Archives: classical music

Fanfare for the Common Man by Aaron Copland

I had heard this piece before, but it wasn’t until NPR talked about it extensively that I could name it. Advertisements

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Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsokov

I have lately been sharing music I heard at the Cleveland Orchestra.  Sadly, this is one piece I did not get to hear due to illness. I will have to check it out the next time the Cleveland Orchestra or … Continue reading

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Beethoven Piano Sonata No 1

I have decided to start publishing Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas.  I have been posting a lot of music for orchestra, but I rarely get to hear music composed for one instrument or chamber type music. So, I am going to listening … Continue reading

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Pomp and Circumstances No 1 by Elgar

I heard the Cleveland Orchestra play this piece when I was a child.  We went to a children’s show with my elementary school.  Our music teacher played it for us in the preparation for our trip.  She told us she … Continue reading

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Arabesque Number 1 by Debussy

I love this piece of music, and for years, when I heard it in commercials, I would wish I could find out what it is. Thanks to WCLV, the classical music station in Cleveland, I found out!  I cannot even … Continue reading

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Zadock the Priest by Handel

I heard this song for the first time in The Crown.  It is a coronation anthem, which will most likely be performed when Charles ascends to the throne. And yet, according to the Youtube comments, people associate this song with … Continue reading

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Brahms Fourth Symphony

I got to hear Brahms Fourth Symphony this July.  I am not very familiar with Brahms, but I did have a good time at the concert. While Brahms isn’t my favorite composer, I would give him another listen.

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