Schumann Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26

November 11that 11:11 is an annual celebration in German speaking countries; it is the beginning of the “fifth season”, the traditional carnival celebrations that will end a few months later, in the coming year. In east and south Germany, as well as...

Rachmaninoff

Russian Composer Sergey Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff always considered himself as a disciple of Tchaikovsky. Rachmaninoff was probably the last trulyromantic composer in the history of music, dying in 1943.  Like many other romantic composers, Rachmaninoff tended to...

Eugene Bozza – En Forêt

The “composer-virtuoso” figure was very common in music history. Many composers were well known during their lifetime as wonderful instrumentalists, who were able to exploit the technical possibilities of their instrument to their limit. Many of these composers were...