Unanswered | Answered

Classical Music

~9700 answered questions
Parent Category: Music Genres
This category includes all information about classical music, including questions about famous classical musicians, symphonies and orchestras.

Subcategories

A "waltz" is any music in 3/4 time or 3 meter.[3 beats for every bar of music] Rock music for example is usually in 4/4 time. Russell Byers- The waltz became popular in 19th century Vienna, Austria, especially due to the compositions of Johann Strauss, Jr. Famous tunes such as the Beautiful Blue Dan…
Popularity: 93
Of course, one must ask "what hymn" vs. "what classical piece". There are many piano pieces that can be classified as classical that are perhaps even easier than some hymns. But your question is a general one, so I'll be general in my answer. IN GENERAL:There is absolutely no question that the playi…
Popularity: 31
It was called " RELIEF ".It was a matter of shame to have to ask for relief. Many people were too ashamed to go to the office and fill out the application form, so they suffered and starved instead. They had such a strong sense of pride and a reluctance to admit they were poor and this got in the wa…
Popularity: 38
all the way back to their own 18 yard box for opposition corners and all the to the opposition box when attacking. should be behind the ball when your tea doesn't have the ball and in front of the ball when your team has it. try to stay mostly central, around about the centre circle, but in front of…
Popularity: 38
During ww1 and ww2 they made basses out of steel and spraypainted them brown There was an Austrian pianist named Paul Wittgenstein who served in the Austrian army attacking Poland, was wounded and captured by the Russians, and had his right arm amputated. After the war he continued to perform using…
Popularity: 6
i belive it started just before the Tudor times because no one knew king henrys talent for music probly because there wasnt any
Popularity: 1
Bach married his second cousin Maria Barbara Bach in 1707. They had seven children, four of whom survived to adulthood: Catharina Dorothea (28 December 1708 - 14 January 1774). Wilhelm Friedemann (22 November 1710 - 1 July 1784). Carl Philipp Emanuel (8 March 1714 - 14 December 1788). Johann Gottfr…
Popularity: 37
Answer Generically, a chamber orchestra is a small orchestra that plays orchestral music. The difference between a chamber orchestra and a full symphony orchestra is that a chamber orchestra generally features only one player per part (one possible exception is in violin parts). Note that "part…
Popularity: 37
Downloading Classical Pre-1950s Music Most classical music is in the public domain, which means that any copyrights have expired. However, the recordings of classical music are usually copyrighted, if recorded after 1972, which means that use requires royalty payments, in most cases. Sound record…
Popularity: 32
AG Edwards Commercial Music Having researched this qestion for months, I found a little information. This music is used in several media outlets, one being (Curb your Enthusiam from HBO, 1st season "The Car Salesman") The song title is still yet to be found but the artist is Wendall J. Yuponce. H…
Popularity: 30
Length of Classical Music Most music is loosely structured, simple, and short, because that is the kind that the average player can share easily with others. There are folk songs still sung today that are older than almost any classical music, but they are not sung very often. This kind of music…
Popularity: 21
Guitar Bass Piano Keyboard Trombone Tuba Baritone/Euphonium Bassoon Bass Clarinet Bari Saxophone This clef is used for the cello, double bass, bass guitar, bassoon, contrabassoon, trombone, euphonium and tuba; for the lower part of keyboard instruments like the piano, organ, and harpsichord (of …
Popularity: 21
yes he did indeed he was one of the last "greatest champions" of European romantic music Rachmaninoff was one of the last great Russian romantic composers. he was one of the most influential pianists of the century he's a great composer! he was born in 1873 and died in 1943  Better Answe…
Popularity: 40
First ComposerThe guy who first put two notes together would be the first composer. Since then it has gotten much more complex as new instruments are created and combined to play together. If you rely on religious texts for the answer, then Jubal would be the first composer that we know about. (Gen…
Popularity: 16
Answer(s): It was founded in 1638 by Peter Minuit, and William Penn received the Delaware lands from King Charles II in 1681.William Penn founded pennsilvania in 1681. He signed a peace treaty with the Delaware Indians in 1683. Important People: William Penn, King Charles II, and the Swedish Propri…
Popularity: 11
The neoclassicists held the belief that man was the supreme power of all, the center of all thought and truth. As said by Alexander Pope, "the proper study of mankind is man." They held strictly to reason and order, to intellect and precision. They attempted to achieve perfection. Opposing them was …
Popularity: 8
Rehearse, learn your music, listen for intonation, follow the conductors wishes on attacks, dynamics, tempo, accelerando, ritardando, phrasing and everything he/she wishes - practice some more and enjoy.
Popularity: 2
Beethoven. He also studied briefly under Mozart before being forced to return to Bonn.
Popularity: 12
Beethoven, Classical or romantic? There are many ways in which Beethoven can be seen as both a classical and romantic composer. He is seen as classical in many respects. A quote from Charles Rosen, The Classical style reads "Beethoven enlarged the limits of the classical style beyond the previo…
Popularity: 13
Answer The city of Salzburg, Austria.
Popularity: 30
Joshua Bell. A world-class violinist. It was a metro station in Washington, D.C. Another great player is Geoffrey Castle; nationally recognized in the US and featured in Taco Time commericals.
Popularity: 15
There are four instruments in a quartet.
Popularity: 2
It depends on the type of quartet. There are 4 instrumets in an instrumental quartet. If the term quartet is used to refer to the number of vocalists, then the number of instruments would be irrelevant.
Popularity: 2
in the Elizabethan period, renaissance music was the music of the time (1400-1600). this of course was pre baroque music, the earliest period of music we know much about.this included composers such as Gabrielli, Birchois etc. Gabrielli is the most well known. lots of antiphonal music was composed i…
Popularity: 16
In classical music, pieces are often named by the type of composition ("symphony" "sonata") instead of given a specific name, so when a composer has more than one, they are numbered in the order written (or published) so that people know which is which.Not all composers have numbered their own compo…
Popularity: 61
The "Big Three" Rachmaninov Piano Concerto #2 Beethoven Piano Concerto #5 Grieg Piano Concerto Honorable Mention Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto #1 Beethoven Piano Concerto #4 Chopin Piano Concerto #1 The major beauties of the concertos for the piano, in my opinion, are the two Chopin concertos. Bee…
Popularity: 27
who created first musical instrument
Popularity: 4
German composer Ludwig van Beethoven is considered the greatest symphonist of all time. He only composed nine symphonies in his lifetime.
Popularity: 1
Answer The Classical period was in vogue around the time of 1750 to 1825. The period following the Classical period was called the Romantic period, and it was in vogue around the time of 1820 to 1900. Hope this answers your question! I can't give dates off the top of my head, but later 'periods…
Popularity: 30
As the name of the scale implies, your fingers should start on the "d" note. The thumb of the right hand and the pinky of the left should be should be on separate "d"sThe simple D major triad is made up of D, F Sharp and A.
Popularity: 24
A minuet is a slow ballroom dance for two, in triple time.
Popularity: 7
at Least 100,000 for the good ones
Popularity: 2
I believe that reconstrution happend after one mojor war and after that came freedmans Burer It was the Civil War and then the Freedman's Bureau It was from 1865 to 1877, after the Civil War.
Popularity: 10
Mozart's importanceAs a young boy Mozart's family made several European journeys in which the children were exhibited as child prodigies. He performed in Munich, Vienna, Prague, Mannheim, Paris, London, The Hague, Zurich, Donaueschingen etc.. Essentially he was famous throughout the courts of Europe…
Popularity: 40
Satellites Have Lights On Them But They Are Positioned A Few Mile Above The troposphere Which All Together that's Over 10 Miles In Distance. and This Little Light That May Be As Big As A Light Bulb. I Doubt The Light Is Strong Enough. But With A Sun You Have Something More Than 100 Times Bigger Than…
Popularity: 16
Answer 1 Chamber Vs Philarmomic orchestra Effectivly, they may well be, seeing as a chamber orchestra is much smaller and they are pretty much on their own with their instrument, but you could also say the same the other way around, that they are more skilled to be able to perform in a group. &nbs…
Popularity: 54
Answer The names "symphony orchestra" and "philharmonic orchestra" are synonymous regarding both size of band and quality of players and music-making. The name "sinfonia" would imply that an orchestra is smaller - probably using fewer string players but this is not always the case.
Popularity: 28
INCLUDE CLOSE TO 100 MUSICIANS Depending on the piece played, I would say that symphonies would tend to have anything between 60 to 80 players, and late romantic music such as Wagner (especially when he wrote music for 18 anvils, and special instruments such as the "Wagner Tuba") could have anything…
Popularity: 16
he got shot
Popularity: 1
The Moravians wrote the first Classical music composed in America. Following the teachings of John Hus, a reformation leader from Bohemia (a region in East Germany), the Moravians came to Pensylvania in 1735 and were very active in missionary work.
Popularity: 5
To me it sounded a bit like "To Be A Pilgrim" - John Bunyan's hymn. But that music was written by Vaughan Williams, based on an English folk song. Could the French by poaching English folk songs as well? :-)) In fact, the organ melody from Saint Saens' 3rd Symphony is not a hymn tune, though Saint…
Popularity: 1
The cause of death was unspecified in the records.
Popularity: 52
Stars are hundreds or thousands of light years away from us, so they can be considered as point sources of lights. The light rays emitted by these stars enter into the earth's atmosphere and undergoes continuous refraction, because each layer of earth's atmosphere has different density. They go on r…
Popularity: 4
Although a college degree would be of great benefit, there is no 'legal' requirement that one who conducts an orchestra must have a musical degree.
Popularity: 2
Answer The opera La Boheme was written by Giacomo Puccini using an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. answer 2 Leoncavello also wrote an opera of the same name on the same story.
Popularity: 15
Bach has been called the father of classical music because he understood musical form and phrasing perfectly (If you know anyone who is into music theory, they should be able to tell you all about analyzing Bach's piano music...it was all I did in Music theory Level 2!) If you can get into classical…
Popularity: 20
It is soothing and speaks to the soul...even though most of it is in German. Go to napster search track and type in Jesu joy of mans desiring. If you don't mind me asking, have you ever listened to bach before? --- As an avid fan of baroque-era music and Bach in particular, I find that he simply …
Popularity: 16
Beethoven's father was not well known as a musician. He was employed as a musician in the court of the Elector of Cologne, as had Beethoven's grandfather who was very talented. Neither of them achieved what would be considered fame. Beethoven's father has achieved more notoriety through his alleged…
Popularity: 10
The strings in the orchestra has the most instruments in it. A full symphony orchestra uses 60 string players.
Popularity: 22
Of course Wales is the best country in the world , i live there :D :L
Popularity: 7
The sonata as generally accepted today is a way of organizing a piece of played music and usually follows the pattern of four movements. Allegro - a lively, sparkling opening piece. Andante, Allegro, or Largo - a slower movement. Minuet, or Scherzo - a light, dance type movement. Finale - Rondo,…
Popularity: 30
The main types of music that were popular at the early turn of the century was Big Band music and Jazz. The two Genres gave way to speakeasies, juke joints, and dancing for recreation.
Popularity: 1
He did and also played the harpsichord and the violin.
Popularity: 10
It is a common misconception that Mozart wrote Twinkle Twinkle Little Star at the age of four or five. He did not. This is the age he was when the original French folk song was written under the name of "Ah ! vous dirai-je, Maman", in 1761. Mozart did, however, write a series of variations on this m…
Popularity: 11
Take slow deep breaths in, then let out slowly. Think of the applause you'll get! No matter what instrument; Trumpet, piano, violin, even vocals, It's nearly impossible to not be nervous at all. For one thing, think of playing it perfectly, and not how you could mess up. And MOST IMPORTANTLY, Get a …
Popularity: 7
Gloria form Heiligmesse The composition Heiligmesse was entirely written by Franz Joseph Haydn.
Popularity: 17
Nocturne in E flat major, op. 9 no. 2 ....... no...i don't think so...I play piano myself and i am up to 7th grade. I currently play the Nocturne in E flat major, op. 9 no. 2 and it is NOT his most famous plece. It is very famous but the most famous one is Ø Fantaisie- Impromptu in C sharp minor,…
Popularity: 10
Music in which a solo instrument is featured in contrast with the entire orchestra. The skill of the soloist is accented by the power and stability of the orchestra.
Popularity: 0
Ferdinand poliakin
Popularity: 2
I'm in the same boat but will follow-up.
Popularity: 1
Essentially there is no difference between a philharmonic orchestra and a symphony orchestra. Both are made up of the same types of instruments and are capable of playing the same music. A philharmonic orchestra is normally composed of a choir or choral society that it accompanies whereas a sympho…
Popularity: 63
The first real ballet on record was staged in the year 1581. The grand performance was called Le Ballet Comique de la Reine.
Popularity: 8
there are many traditional Chinese music on the internet.you can get the music with mp3 format in baidu(百度 in Chinese)get to this link http://mp3.baidu.com/input the words like : 琵琶相 ; 林海; 笛子; 乱红;蝶舞; 长相守; 十面埋伏;二泉映月; 渔歌唱晚 separatelythen there wi…
Popularity: 34
Jean-Baptiste Lully, a late Seventeenth century French court composer, conducted or rather lead his instrumental group with a large staff. This staff was lifted up and down in tempo, making a tapping noise. This ensemble leading was less conducting as we know it today and more of what the Germans ca…
Popularity: 9
As the light from the star travels through the turbulent atmosphere of the Earth it is refracted in a random sort of a way. This results in the observed twinkling.
Popularity: 1
Haydn is probably best known for the prodigious output of 104 symphonies, written between 1759 and 1795, in the Classical style.
Popularity: 3
The person who heads or direct the orchestra\ band is called as "Conductor" or "Maestro".
Popularity: 21
Edward C. Purcell (1689-1740) was the youngest and only surviving son of the great English composer Henry Purcell (1659-1695) He is known for his song Passing by (There is a lady sweet and kind) that was popular in the 19th and early 20th century. Among Henry Purcell's best known works are Dido and…
Popularity: 32
"Classical liberalism" is a recent coining by modern right-wing libertarians. The first known use is in the title of the 1962 translation of Mises' "Liberalismus": the term is not present anywhere else in the work. No evidence has been found for its use anywhere earlier. The term "classical liberal…
Popularity: 9
Answer An 'aria' -- literally "air" in Italian, meaning song or melody. This would be the most direct answer, but others are a possibility: "arioso", recitative, or the pairing of a "cavatina" and "cabaletto" which together form an entire "scena" (scene) for a singer. Many opera terms are in It…
Popularity: 45
"Classical" is the name the Romantic composers of the nineteenth century gave to the period immediately before them, with Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert particularly in mind. The use of the term "classical" was subsequently expanded to include the Romantics and both earlier and later compose…
Popularity: 1
Mainly homophonic-melody above chordal accompaniment There is variety and contrast in mood throughout a piece, baroque has the same mood throughout. There was a variety of dynamics using crescendo, diminuendo and forzandos. There was more a focus on beauty of melody, and an elegant character t…
Popularity: 30
Answer Not too sure about art music, but classical music usually takes time within the classical, baroque, romantic, renaissance, and contemporary eras. All classical music is acoustic, meaning no electric instruments, give or take an electric piano, violin, or viola... More Complete Answer …
Popularity: 34
Ein feste Burg (A Mighty Fortress) by Martin Luther The melodic solution to Elgar's 'Enigma' Variations is Ein feste Burg (A Mighty Fortress) by Martin Luther. To learn more about this discovery, visit enigmathemeunmasked.blogspot.com *******The Pi solution is now printed in the latest edition of Cu…
Popularity: 22
During his lifetime he was famed as a conductor. His fame as a composer has been growing since his death in 1911.
Popularity: 1
The most popular are Ludwig van Beethoven and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart but I like ragtime player Scott Joplin. A real shame he couldn't play at theaters and stuff because he was black. In the present day, another famous pianist was Vladimir Horowitz.
Popularity: 3
I do not have the lyrics to "A Jitterbug's Lullaby" - which, I realize, was the main part of this question - but I do know that the Andrews Sisters sang it, I think in 1938.These are the lyrics (at least as I heard them): Little jitterbug, don't cryYou'll be swingin' by and byYou are just a tiny tot…
Popularity: 2
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Everyone has a different view and no one is wrong. to elaborate the fact that no one is wrong, i could simply argue that you want what you want and you probably do not want what others want, right? if you do want what others want that is not your own view. if y…
Popularity: 0
Median hourly earnings of wage-and-salary musicians and singers were $19.73 in May 2006. The middle 50 percent earned between $10.81 and $36.55. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $7.08, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $57.37. Median hourly earnings were $23.37 in performing arts com…
Popularity: 8
Canon in D - Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
Popularity: 47
it was not Rihanna that sings the song umbrellait is accualy the band All Time LowAll time low first recorded the song Umbrella in 2004tho it was not put on any of their albumsafterwards it was Rihanna but 3 years laterfolowed by Mandy Moore
Popularity: 16
Dr Michael Wolters, lecturer at Birmingham Conservatoire, has composed a symphony for full orchestra forces and in 4 movements. Lasting in total approximately 17 seconds.
Popularity: 0
The oboe is the instrument that is usually played by the musician who plays the Cor Anglais in an orchestra.
Popularity: 18
I would try JWPepper. They have a very large selection of music. I posted the link in the related links box below.
Popularity: 14
Answer Instrumentation of Kodaly Missa Brevis 3 Flutes (Fl III: Picc.) 2 Oboes 2 Clarinets in Bb 2 Bassoons 4 Horns in F 3 Trumpets in C 3 Trombones Tuba Timpani Organ (ad lib) Strings This work was first written as an organ mass and sometimes is still performed as such where a pipe o…
Popularity: 19
I would say that it is probably the easiest of the polonaises and its repetition makes it easier to learn. It is the one I learned first but it is by no means easy to play well. The first four polonaises, being opus 26 no. 1 and 2 and opus 40 no. 1 and 2, do not contain any severe technical hurdles …
Popularity: 15
This selection is in duple meter. In the beginning of the selection it is almost as if one can march to the beat of music. Left to right as if in a marching band. Double
Popularity: 20
Without music we wouldn't have the iPod, iTunes, Music Stores, Concerts, or CD's. All these things bring in money. Music is very important to the economy. Also, people use music everywhere. This shows it's importance. If you go to a hotel, there will be music playing, if you get in the elevator..mu…
Popularity: 14
Shawn Michaels has used three theme songs, two versions of his main theme "Sexy Boy" and "Break it Down", the theme used by D-Generation X
Popularity: 21
a waltz is a calm dance usually used at a party or a ceremony but it is calmful and relaxing and enjoyable dance to dance toA waltz is done in 3/4 time.
Popularity: 3
"Jewish guilt" is a stereotype. It plays unkindly upon the close relationship of family members in the Jewish culture and the importance of the mother in the family structure.
Popularity: 4
USA is the best country in the world. We've done more than any other country could ever do. All the other countries need America and they revolve around USA.
Popularity: 0
from how i feel and what i know Andrea amati was the first to invent the violin..!
Popularity: 1
See Related Links See the Related Links for "The Media Guide" to the bottom for the answer.
Popularity: 26