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.
Which obscure piece from the classical music canon has become so engrained and intertwined with cinematic snobbery that we’d all recognize it within seconds?
What happens when you remix a Chopin piano étude with the Amen Break? A ton of interesting glitched out syncopations! Let’s explore…
Composers throughout history have created great masterworks of art during times of hardship, here’s an examination of three such pieces.
Today we’re taking an introductory look at one of the 20th century’s most daring avant-garde composers and his music, Christian Wolff.
This list profiles the most influential composers of the current century. But these artists are linked by more than just their accolades. Read on!
An in-depth exploration of one of the most storied chords in opera, what makes it so influential, and how to use it yourself in your compositions.
A quick historical deep dive on the journey of the saxophone from French military pride to jazz band spotlight, but never the symphonic orchestra.
Thanks to a hilarious internet quiz, we’ve discovered works from 8 spectacular Italian composers that we definitely thought were types of pasta.
Editor’s Note: The conspicuous absence of women from the historical canon of great classical composers…