“If It Sounds Good, It Is Good.”

Vol: 223 | 1 May 2019

Get in touch with Jian Wang,
pay homage to Notre Dame’s musical history,
and what is musicology?

Jacques Loussier
Combining Jazz
and Classical Music
If It Sounds Good,
It Is Good
Can Music be Bad?
How a Musician
Lands a Position
in a Major Orchestra
Prague Spring International
Music Festival

First initiated by Rafael Kubelík in 1946, then chief conductor of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, the festival has evolved throughout history to become a permanent showcase for world acclaimed performing artists, symphony orchestras and chamber music ensembles...
Date: May 12 to June 4, 2019
Country: Czech Republic
What's New
Jian Wang @ 50 What is Musicology
I have followed Jian Wang‘s career development for over four decades. He is one of two celebrated cellists whose music affected me most profoundly – via his courage to communicate honestly, the meditative sensibility of his sounds, purity and soulfulness in interpretation, and, deep visceral connection with audiences...
For some people, the word ‘Musicology’ is that recording by Prince that came out in 2004, with a first track of the same title, a James Brown–style homage to funk. If we go further back in time, we find the origins of musicology in earlier centuries. Starting with ‘historical musicology,’ scholars started to look at the composition...
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Notre Dame de Paris
The Birthplace of Modern Music
Musicians and Artists
Mendelssohn and Wilhelm Hensel
By now we have all seen the shocking images of the horrific fire engulfing Notre-Dame de Paris, the most famous Gothic Cathedral of the Middle Ages. For over 800 years, it has stood as an icon and symbol of Western civilization, representing its ethical values and Christian system of believes...
When you see ‘Mendelssohn,’ your first thought might be of Felix, but this is about Fanny Mendelssohn, Felix’s older sister. Fanny met her future husband, Wilhelm Hensel, in 1821 when she was just 16. She was a member of one of the leading society families and he was an up-and-coming painter in Berlin...
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My music Video Forgotten records

Piano Concerto No. 3
in D Minor, Op. 30

Italian Concerto
(Jacques Loussier)

Etude in C sharp minor,
Op. 25, No. 7

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