“I don’t choose what I compose. It chooses me.” – Gustav Mahler Advertisements
Carl Nielsen, in full Carl August Nielsen, is probably the most famous Danish composer. His works influenced musical life in Denmark during his lifetime.
Camille Saint-Saëns was a composer, pianist, and french organist of the nineteenth century, he was considered the “French Beethoven” in his lifetime. His best-known works include the Second Piano Concerto (1868), Danse macabre (1874), the opera Samson and Delilah (1877), … Continue reading
Sergei Prokofiev can be easily considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century. He was born in the Russian Empire and became one of the Soviet Union’s best-known composers. His works include the ballet Romeo and Juliet … Continue reading
Sergei Rachmaninoff was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. He was the last great figure of the tradition of Russian Romanticism and a leading piano virtuoso of his time.