“I played over the music of that scoundrel Brahms. What a giftless bastard! It annoys me that this self-inflated mediocrity is hailed as a genius.” Advertisements
Gabriel Fauré is widely considered one of France’s greatest composers, whose refined and gentle music influenced the course of modern French music. He served as president of the Paris Conservatory from 1905 to 1920.
Franz Schubert was an Austrian romantic composer noted for the melody and harmony in his songs and chamber music.
“I don’t choose what I compose. It chooses me.” – Gustav Mahler
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
Manuel de Falla was the most distinguished Spanish composer of the early 20th century. Fusing the rhythms and melodic traits of Spanish folk music with a modern palette of harmonies and instrumentation, he created music with the sophistication of Debussy, … Continue reading
Hector Berlioz (1803 – 1869) was a French composer, conductor, and music critic. He influenced a generation of composers to adopt a musical style called Romanticism.