In celebration of the International Women’s Day on 8 March, here we will take a look at 10 phenomenal women in music who have contributed their talents to help shape music history. From the 12th through to 21st century, we celebrate these 10 extraordinary women who broke new ground and left an indelible mark on the classical music world.
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Beethoven’s Love Letter – My Eternally Beloved
Beethoven’s love letter is very famous and often quoted in literary media as well as television, movies, and commercials. Beethoven was known to love many women, and as his friend F.G. Wegeler once wrote, “Beethoven was never out of love.” The letter was found amongst the composers things after his death. It was not addressed to anyoneContinue reading “Beethoven’s Love Letter – My Eternally Beloved”
10 Things you didn’t know about Mozart
Mozart is probably the best known name in classical music, but there might be many things you didn’t know about him—here are ten facts about the great composer that might surprise you. 1.He was a Freemason Mozart was initiated into the Vienna Freemasons in December 1784 and history has him down as mixing with variousContinue reading “10 Things you didn’t know about Mozart”
What Would Life Be Like Without Music?
Music is the guardian of the heart and the messenger of our feelings. It is impossible to go a day without music! A constant repetition of rhythms and beats that cause someone’s foot to tap or head to shake. It’s a statement that speaks, “Art is timeless.” Music is a safe space to some andContinue reading “What Would Life Be Like Without Music?”
Top 8 Oldest Musical Instruments in the World!
Music is often called the world’s universal language. No matter where somewhere may be from, everyone seems to understand the feelings that music evokes. While we may never know for sure when our ancestors first developed music, we do know that some of the earliest examples of musical instruments appeared over 40,000 years ago. TheseContinue reading “Top 8 Oldest Musical Instruments in the World!”
Where Christmas Carols come from? Brief history!
Ho ho ho.. Soon it will be coming that time of a year–a lot of people’s favourite time–Christmas. The houses in your neighbourhood have Christmas lights on, Christmas music has been played non-stop on the radio, and everywhere you go people seem to be so excited (or anxious) about this heartwarming season. When it comesContinue reading “Where Christmas Carols come from? Brief history!”
10 Most Expensive Musical Instruments Ever sold
Music is an unfailing way to express one’s emotions and feelings and it happens to be a form of art that is universally loved. Music can be a way to relax or a way to muster energy for exercise. With all the different genres, there’s something in music for everybody. Some brilliant musicians have madeContinue reading “10 Most Expensive Musical Instruments Ever sold”
Why is important to learn Music History?
Have your ever asked yourself, “Why do I need to know this?” Sometimes it can be a difficult question to answer. I remember asking my trigonometry teacher that question in high school. Every now and then, a music student will ask me such a question when we’re going over a challenging concept. I might beContinue reading “Why is important to learn Music History?”
How the winter weather can affect your musical instrument and how to prevent it!
As temperatures start to drop during fall and for the coming winter months, our musical instruments reflect the change as much as we feel it. Just as we take extra measures to take care of our skin and body during this season, our instruments would need some extra care too to keep it working atContinue reading “How the winter weather can affect your musical instrument and how to prevent it!”
6 tips to get you to practice your instrument
If you are like me, you probably started playing your instrument very excited and then realized it was going to take more time and effort than you thought! Or maybe you attempted to play your instrument in the past and now would like to give it another try! For either scenario, there is always aContinue reading “6 tips to get you to practice your instrument”