Tell me and I forget, teach me and I will remember

Vol: 184 | 15 September 2017

Tour around the alpine “Julier Pass”,
discover Elgar’s dream of blue knickers,
and what are the dangers of being a musical prodigy?

Choosing Between the
Violin and Viola?
Why Not Play Both?
Poetic Muse
Edward Elgar and
Caroline Alice Roberts
The Systematic Musician
Goal-oriented Practice
Festival Verdi
Festival Verdi has been an annual tradition in Parma since 2004; named after one of the greatest Italian opera composers of the 19th century, Giuseppe Verdi. With the goal of presenting every Verdi Opera by the bicentennial year of the composer’s birth...
Date: September 28 to October 22, 2017
Country: Italy
What's New
Vertical Theatricality Edward Elgar: Dreaming of Blue Knickers
The alpine “Julier Pass” also known as the “Pass dal Güglia” and “Passo del Giulia” is a mountain pass in Switzerland. It connects the Engadin valley with the province of Graubünden, and provides the watershed between the basins of the Rhine and Danube Rivers...
It’s always been fashionable to emphasizing artistic greatness at the expense of some more down-to earth-human qualities. Mozart wrote exceptional music but he also wrote scatological letters to his cousin. Wagner gave us the Artwork of the Future and a number of anti-Semitic diatribes...
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The Dangers of being a Musical Prodigy
Wolfie Mozart and Smallpox
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Klara Berkovich and Hilary Hahn
Growing up a musical genius can be very dangerous! When Leopold Mozart realized that his son Wolfgang had a unique talent, he saw a great opportunity to make money. Shuffling his son and daughter around the courts and musical centers of Western Europe...
Shinichi Suzuki believed that the ability to learn music parallels the acquisition of language. His famous “Suzuki Method” is based on creating a positive environment that fosters musical immersion at an early age...
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My music Video Forgotten records

Violin Sonata No. 5, Op. 53

Concerto F moll
by Andrei Gavrilov

J. C. Bach:
Piano Sonata No. 2
in C minor, op. 17

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