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”
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Why Music makes you cry?
Ever find yourself moved to tears by music? Mascagni’s “Intermezzo” from Caballeria Rusticana does it for me. How about you? Many types of music can move people to tears; blubbering in the balcony is iconic in opera. The phenomenon of crying sparked by music is an interesting, but little-studied behaviour. According to some studies, whether musicContinue reading “Why Music makes you cry?”
Fun Facts about Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) is arguably one of the most well-known composers of all times. From his deafness and notoriously angry look to the movie dog who got his name from howling at the famous first four notes of the Fifth Symphony, Beethoven is still recognizable in today’s culture. His music and life are incrediblyContinue reading “Fun Facts about Beethoven”