Classical 101 Archives For: July 17, 2012
Did you know Mozart made a performing edition of Messiah? In German!
People still flock to the Louvre in Paris to see perhaps the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa. Now, people can hear a musical instrument conceived by the same brilliant mind, the “viola organista” from Leonardo da Vinci.
Carrie Underwood starts in a new production of The Sound of Music, broadcast live this Thrusday night on NBC.
An orchestra set up shop on the streets of New York City. A music stand on the conductor’s podium held a sign reading, “Conduct Us.” And so they did.