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Classical Music

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No, he's not married. Unless you consider a tightrope to be a spouse; then, yes, he's been married since he was a kid.
 Sonata form (also sonata-allegro form or first movement form)  is a large-scale musical structure  used widely since the middle of the 18th century (the early  Classical  period).   While it is typically used in the first movement of  multi-movement pieces, it is sometimes used in...
Mozart wrote music in the Classical style.
Canon in D composed by Pachelbel is a sequence of accords which still nowadays is used in different settings in quiet a lot of modern songs, the latest soundtrack based on Pachelbel's Canon in D is 'streetdance 3d' N-Dubz ft. Bodyrox. Performers from the Bee Gees to Phil Collins, Petula Clark to...
There are generally 8 to 12 cellos in an orchestra.
Igor Stravinsky is buried at: Cimitero di San Michele Venice Provincia di Venezia Veneto, Italy Plot: Greek Orthodox Section ("Rec. Greco" on cemetery map), grave36
My uncle Wilbur plays in an orchestra.
Well, Beethoven Symphony No.9 "Choral" in D minor, Opus 125 is full  as I can go.
He was a bad, bad boy.
  Classical music, as defined as the musical period dating from 1750-1825 (depending on your view as Beethoven's work as classical or romantic in his later years), has inspired many types of music. Directly following the Classical Period was the Romantic Period (1825-1900) which was followed by...
yes, he had 20 kids all together...7 with his first wife and 13 with his second wife.
Gustav Mahler (early) , Johannes Brahms, Anton Bruckner, most of  "The Five", Richard Wagner, Richard Strauss (early), Johann Strauss  (Son), Franz Liszt, Giacomo Puccini, Giuseppe Verdi, Claude Debuss  (very early), Maurice Ravel (very early), Hector Berlioz, and  probably many others I can't...
Night on Bald Mountain by Mussorgsky first comes to mind.Try also 'Rite of Spring' by Stravinsky, or Goreczcki (spelling?) Symphony No 3.
bach able to influence his children... because as a father,the kids are get inspired and watch cartoons
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...
"Dein Blut der edle Saft" is a four-part chorale setting and the 6th and final movement of Bach's Cantata "Erforsche mich, Gott, und erfahre mein Herz" (BWV 136). The text is verse 9 of the hymn "Wo soll ich fliehen hin" by Johann Heermann and is sung to its associated melody (known as "Wo soll ich...
He lived at 4 Pitville Terrace (know named Clarence Road) Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. The house has now been made into a muesuem devoted to Holst's life and also to show people what it was like to live in the mid-19th century. There is also a statue of him there.
  The easiest way to do this is to listen to the piece, lightly tapping your finger to the beat... Now the harder part is to find where the strong beat falls and to decide whether this is in Simple or in Compound time. try counting along with your tapping and feel the strong beat. If you are...
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring. (I am currently trying to find a recording of it.)
He didn't. Original title was "Concerts avec plusieurs instruments"  but because of dedication to margrave (some kind of high-ranked  feudal border guard) of Brandenburg and it's rediscovery in  archives of Brandenburg, concertos known as "Brandenburg  Concertos".
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.
Pachelbel's Or Canon in D, by Pachelbel.
He wasn't a conductor. But he conducted some premiers of his work.  İt is some sort of tradition actually. But as his hearing  deteriorates orchestra (in our time this term is too strict for  18th and early 19th century orchestras) followed konzertmeister  more than him. And I think it should...
Some instruments that are used in a chamber orchestra are bassoons,  oboes, clarinets, flutes, and piccolos. Trumpets, trombones, French  horns, drums, violins, and cellos are also used. A chamber  orchestra will have between 50 or 60 instruments.
Long-flowing melodic lines are Italian opera composer Vincenzo  BelliniÕs signature flair. This characteristic of his most  well-known works caused Bellini to be called Òthe Swan of Catania.Ó
The recorder is not used now because the flute can do more. New instruments include the clarinet, the flute, the piano and timpani. The string family are still the main family which play the melody.
Scoring for string quartet, four-movement scheme with sonata-allegro, slow movement, Minuet and Rondo-finale; light, clear and pleasant texture.
Most regions have what amounts to being a "young persons orchestra" that plays the major works like a normal professional symphony would, except that the musicians are kids (under 18).
Piobaireachd (Gaelic for "bagpipe music" and pronounced, roughly, "pee-brock") dates from antiquity; records of it go as far back as 100 A.D.
There are many songs with an allegro tempo. Allegro tempos arelight, upbeat, and fast. One example of an allegro song would beLazy Day, by Bruno Mars.
Claude Debussy was born in Paris, France.
Archangelo Corelli, Henry Purcell, Antonio Vivaldi, Jean-Philippe Rameau etc...  
Because he created a new style of music which, much to his disliking, was termed impressionism. The disliking originated in the rejection of an early composition by a jury who described the music as being "vaguely impressionist", alluding to a contemporary painting school. Debussy's new ideas,...
A clef is not a polygon because it has and ark
the queen of spades, the oprichnik, the maid of orleans, the enchantress, mazeppa and i think the other one is the voyeda.
To the best of my knowledge, all versions of Bugler's Holiday are for a trumpet trio. EDIT--My recollection is that there is an arrangement for solo trumpet and wind ensemble. The parts we used were all but dust from age and handling. I'm guessing that anything other than trumpet trio is out of...
Aside from exposing them to some of the greatest music ever written (in my opinion), I would unfortunately say nothing. There are rumors that having a child listen to classical music will make them "smarter," but this theory has no foundation whatsoever.
2 violins, viola, cello or (depending on the requirements of the music) violin, viola, cello, string bass
The two violins in a string quartet are typically just referred to  as Violin I and Violin II
It was composed as an orchestral interlude as part of the opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Tsar Saltan was first produced in 1900, and Tchaikovsky died 1893. Therefore he was probably not directly associated with it because he was dead when it was completed. However, the...
he had one kid named Isolde
The most famous overture is the 1812 overture, celebrating the defeat of Napoleon. Tschaikovsky also wrote other overtures, most notable the Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture, also the Manfred Overture. There are probable others which I cannot think of at the moment, but these are less famous and...
Fingal's cave is a cave on the island of Staffa in the Inner Hebrides. When it was visited by Mendelssohn in 1829 he was inspired to write his overture of the same name.
Cto, or more correctly Cto,is the abbreviation for concerto.
Many brides make their way to the altar to the traditional "Bridal Chorus" from Wagner's Lohengrin and exit to Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" from A Midsummer Night's Dream. Some brides do walk down the aisle to Pachebel's "Canon in D."
There are a few possible layouts for classical orchestras. The  percussion is in the back, the winds center in front of the  percussion, and the strings filling in.
Moonshine sonata, "Für Elise", Fifth Symphony, Ninth Symphony, "Adelaide", Rage over a Lost Penny.
Gg d2 d2 e2 e2 d2 c2 c2 bbaag d2 d2 c2 c2 bbad2 c2 c2 c2 bbagg d2 d2 e2 e2 d2 c2 c2 bbaag
He was writing his tenth when he died. This means that he had 9 completed.
Instruments invented in the classical period include the piano, the clarinet, the flute and timpani. The recorder is no longer used because the flute can do more. Strings are still the main family which play the melody.
Actually, there are two: The Sitar, a stringed instrument introducing the Raga, the basic tonal pattern of the piece; and the Tabla, a drum, establishing the basic rhythmic pattern.
A Chamber Orchestra is a very small orchestra, that only has strings. An Symphony Orchestra is a larger orchestra, and has wind players, and strings, but the majority are strings.
about 34 to 35 members but all of them are virgins
Yes, he did. But Vivaldi did not [Apex]
Yehudi Menuhin played the violin (very well, I might add), but he taught, conducted and lectured for many years, as well. Check out his book (and television series) "The Music of Man" for his interesting thoughts on music.
Johann van Beethoven was an alcoholic and a bully, and responsible for Ludwig's deafness due to the beatings he served up. At around 30 years of age, Ludwig was forced to acknowledge the fact that he was almost deaf and that the problem was incurable.
Classical music is a genre of music therefore had hundreds of composers. Examples include Antonio Vivaldi, George Frederic Handel, Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Liszt, Giuseppe Verdi, Felix Mendelssohn, Frederic Chopin, Johannes Brahms, Pyotr Ilyich...
  A paean is a song of praise, from the Greek word of the same meaning.
music that has no central key and has a harsh non-harmonious tone
Mily Balakirev, Cesar Cui, Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov, Alexander Borodin and Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky.
Baroque music nearly always contains a harpsichord. The string family are the main family in Baroque music, meaning that string instruments play the melody. The only other instruments usually featured in Baroque music were early versions of the trumpet and the clarinet. There was no piano in Baroque...
The trumpet, deriving from the natural trumpets of the Baroque era, have been the standard high brass instrument in symphony orchestras. The cornets, which developed later, were thought to be too "vulgar" in sound. Trumpets were always regarded as more regal and noble in nature. In addition,...
mozart's music has always been a large part of all music, but his music 'belongs' to the classical era
yes he did. it was harriet smithson and his son. His name was Louis.
He was born in 1881 october the 22nd.
The tune Greensleeves can be played by a myriad of instruments. It can be played by a group or on a solo instrument. It can even be sung.
Italian baroque music was mainly focused on operas and oratorios which have choir and soloist singers. Instrumental forms include string consorts and concerti-grossi. G. F. Handel was a pioneer composer to introduce and improve the Italian music culture to Germany and England.
It's grade 4. My friend is doing her exam next summer :).
it is the last symphony he wrote
You know I am not into Classical Music, but boring, not really. I like to listen to the different instruments and pick out individual parts. Some of those lines can be used to make a wicked solo on a different instrument   Classical Music calms & refreshes the instrument. I don't know much...
France, and later at age 28, Italy.
He had several children, some of whom followed him musically, so presumably he was heterosexual.
He worked in the Summer Palace in Beijing - first built in 1750, largely destroyed in the war of 1860 and restored on its original foundations in 1886 - is a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design. The natural landscape of hills and open water is combined with artificial features such as...
Bach married Maria Barbara, his second cousin, in 1707. Together they had 7 children, but only four of them reached adulthood.
He wrote over 150 symphonies.
Bach did not write classical music. He wrote baroque music.