Fact or Fiction: The One and Only “Amadeus”
This article explores the historical inaccuracies in the 1984 film 'Amadeus', focusing on the portrayal of Mozart and Salieri's relationship and the rumor of Mozart's murder.
Erik Satie’s Gymnopédies: A Composer Ahead of His Time
Explore the life of Erik Satie, an influential yet overlooked French composer, known for his eccentric lifestyle and pioneering minimalist music, rediscovered in the 1960s.
Mozart Hurls Thunderbolts From Jupiter
Explore Mozart's "Jupiter" Symphony, its origins, and how Bach's influence led to the masterpiece of counterpoint in its final movement.
Chapman Challenge: What Exactly Are Köchel Numbers?
This article explains Köchel numbers, a cataloging system for Mozart's works created by Ludwig von Köchel in the 19th century, and its significance in music history.
Choral Works Under the Glass in ‘Mozart Magnified’
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale present Mozart Magnified, featuring his sacred choral works. The program includes the Coronation Mass, Exsultate Jubilate, and Loretan Litanies.
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