After many years of work, the luthier Elisabetta Giordano, from Cremona, decided to start over. She quitted the modern methods and started studying the old traditional methods and decided to craft her violins like the Great Masters did, with more rudimentary instruments and reasoning over each step. At Cremona Musica 2018 she exhibited her new instruments for the first time, with much satisfaction, and we are looking forward to see more at Cremon...
Discover the unexpected maths behind the bittersweet chords of Beethoven's "Moonlight" Sonata.
Music is a perfect way to say “I love you”. This is way, to celebrate Valentine’s day, WQRX.org made a list of their eight favorite pieces that famous composer wrote for their Valentines. Just in time for your special evening!
Richard Strauss: Four Songs, Op. 27 (1894)
Edvard Grieg: Wedding Day at Troldhaugen (1892)
Gustav Mahler: Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 (1901–02)
Thea Musgrave: Viola Concerto (1973)
Béla Bartók: Piano Concerto No. ...
The path of Michael Koeberling in the world of lutherie started in a classic way: “My father was, and still is, a violin-maker, so I was involved very early in our craft and trade”, he told us. Koeberling is a German luthier that produces violins, violas, and cellos in Murnau am Staffelsee, a small city in Bayern. He exhibited at Cremona Musica, and he will also in 2019. “Cremona Musica is important to me – he explains – because of the opportunit...
13/02/2019Do you have a pitch-perfect brain?
Researchers have shown that people with absolute pitch have bigger brains than the rest of us mortals.
Streaming hits feature shorter intros and fewer choruses. Considering these changes, is streaming a friend or foe to art of songwriting?