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Discover 15 Amazing Flutists Living Today

The flute is one of the great instruments used in cultures throughout the world. Western audiences know the instrument best in traditional classical music. However, primitive flutes have been discovered as old as 40,000 years old! Although this is an old instrument, many incredible musicians are performing this instrument today. Some of these musicians are […]Read More

Music Theory

These Are the Modes of Music Theory

Modes are an integral part of music theory: notes, time signatures, and chords, modes help build the foundation of all music. This is true in both classical music as well as other genres of music. The modes have interesting names inspired by the theory of Ancient Greek music. Modes are not new: in fact, they […]Read More

Composers Discover Music

A Guide to Beethoven’s 9 Symphonies

Beethoven’s nine symphonies are staples of the classical music canon. The mere genre of the symphony is, near unquestionably, eternally associated with the composer himself. The greatness these magisterial works exude is unquestioned. Yet, when discussing symphonies, even the most remarkable orchestral composer himself did not write nine equal symphonies: instead, some of his works […]Read More

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Was Mozart Deaf? Who Is Ling Ling 40 Hours? 10

Classical music is fraught with myths and misconceptions. Some, like the one referenced in the title, are just plain silly and obvious in their origin; of course it was Beethoven who was deaf.  However, neither Beethoven or Mozart were blind… Other myths, however, have been imprinted into the lexicon of popular belief through movies, word-of-mouth, […]Read More

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The 10 Best Minimalist Music Works

Perhaps the most popular genre of classical music within the last century, minimalist music is defined by repetitive melodies, simple harmonies, and accessible rhythms.  What makes minimalism so fascinating is its artistic reach; both audiences in and out of classical music have deemed composers in this genre among the canon of contemporary classical music greatness. […]Read More