violin concerto

To the Memory of an Angel

I would first of all like to thank Marco Martin for helping me to remember this composer! This is a piece that has stuck with me since I learned about it a year and a half ago in my music history class. It is a Violin Concerto by Alban Berg, with the title “To the Memory of an Angel”. This…

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concert orchestra

Symphony Sunday: Italian symphony

This movement from Felix Mendelssohn’s ‘Italian’ Symphony has been going through my head since I first heard it while browsing on YouTube yesterday and discovered it by accident. It is symphony No. 4 and this is the first movement. This is such a happy piece, and you really get the spirit of Italy. I guess that is what he was…

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trio arte concert

Slow but graceful

We attended a recital yesterday, with the amazing Trio Arte. The musicians were so full of passion and vigor, that they were just so inspirational. They played three wonderful works, two of which I loved, and one of which I thought was alright. The Romantic period is my favorite period of music, and I usually have a hard time choosing…

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summer hat

All things seem possible in June

Hello all! I am so excited about the month of June! I am ready for it to get warm, to finish with school and to just have time to relax. June is the start of summer, and I have some important goals that I want to accomplish this summer. 1. I want to cook a new dish that I have…

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