From his dynamic symphonies to his romantic piano sonatas, Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) is one of the most important composers in the history of classical music. His large repertoire of work spans the transition from the classical style to the romantic era, and remains some of the most performed classical music today. Born in Bonn, Germany in 1770 to a musical family, Beethoven developed an interest in performing at an early age.
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Most voices can be assigned into the four main vocal ranges—soprano, alto, tenor, or bass.
When you think of bird songs you probably imagine sweet-sounding tweets, cheeps, and chirps. Our feathered friends can create beautiful sounds when they sing, but what if they got their claws on some instruments? Inspired by this idea, French artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot created a space that allows birds to interact with 14 amplified guitars.
Imagine walking through the woods and then suddenly hearing the calming melodies of Bach playing in the distance.
The 1970s was a golden age for American music.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are working from home—including musicians. NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts have gone remote, too, with many artists recording intimate performances from their own homes. The latest home concert to grace our screens is that of English singer and songwriter Dua Lipa. NPR says, “While we can't film our Tiny Desk concerts at NPR's D.C.
On June 18, 1977, Fleetwood Mac's song “Dreams” peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in the...
What is your happy song? According to one Dutch neuroscientist, most happy songs have some distinctive traits in common.
For many, music is much more than a song on the radio—it's a way of life. Music is tied up in special moments and memories, whether it's the song you danced to at prom or the tune that reminds you of your first love. Musicians and music lovers take their passion to a whole new level by dedicating themselves to every aspect of the craft.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the idea of social distancing would seem totally unfathomable.
Music lost a legend when rocker Eddie Van Halen passed away on October 6, 2020, after a “long and arduous...