Classical 101 Archives For: May 3, 2012

Messiah auf deutsch

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Handel. Who needed Mozart?
2:59PM
December 4, 2013

Did you know Mozart made a performing edition of Messiah? In German!

Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Viola Organista” in Concert

Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci
12:58PM
December 4, 2013

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’s Hills Are Alive

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The original Maria von Trapp (nee Kutschera) 1905-1987
12:11PM
December 4, 2013

Carrie Underwood starts in a new production of The Sound of Music, broadcast live this Thrusday night on NBC.

NYC Street Orchestra Invites Random Passersby to ‘Conduct Us’

11:20AM
December
4, 2013

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.