An in-depth look at the historical foundations and the compositional development of the étude, and why musicians still use them today!
Tag: 20th century composer
Because our brains are constantly seeking out patterns, all the music we create can be plotted somewhere along the grid of repetition.
We invited master French ondist Christine Ott to talk about her beloved instrument through 7 of her favorite pieces written for it.
Honoring the great 19th century French symphonic composer who still to this day, hasn’t gotten her fair share of acclaim.
Today we take a look at 10 essential scores that changed the game for what roles and responsibilities composers take to bring a film to life.
Hey! It’s the 20th episode of “Themes and Variation!” We have a ton of fun making this podcast, so this episode is all about whimsical songs.
Taken from our “Themes and Variation” companion course on Soundfly, this lesson uses Saint-Saëns’ to explore how stories get told musically.
My journey to discover more women composers led me to create a database of scores written by women from the last 150 years. Here’s how.
Stravinsky’s music and the music of Charlie Parker and John Coltrane have been compared to Cubism, is jazz the connector? We trace the influences.
Composers throughout history have created great masterworks of art during times of hardship, here’s an examination of three such pieces.