Tag Archives: Classical Music

I Should Stop Hidin’ From Haydn

Franz Joseph Haydn is one of the three giants of the Viennese Classical Style of music, along with Mozart and Beethoven.  The works of these three men, in a style of music from the late eighteenth century, are still some … Continue reading

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Phorion (1967)

This piece by Lukas Foss (1922-2009) is fifty years old, but somehow captures exactly how it sometimes feels inside my head.   You can hear the world broadcast premiere of Phorion from 1967, performed by the New York Philharmonic conducted … Continue reading

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Tintinnabuli

From Merriam-Webster dictionary: tintinnabulation:  the sound of ringing bells I didn’t really intend on having a summer sabbatical from blogging, but that is how it seems to have turned out.  On the positive side, I did take the time to … Continue reading

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