The elegant 3rd movement and the energic and whirly 4th movement conclude this journey through Italy as seen through Mendelssohn’s eyes.
Score analysis Articles
Mendelssohn – Italian Symphony – Part 1 [ANALYSIS]
The vitality of an Italian piazza and a religious procession: an analysis of the first 2 movements of Mendelssohn’s Symphony n.4
Mozart – Don Giovanni Ouverture [ANALYSIS]
Ominous, sparkling, surprising, and most of all ahead of its own time. Find all of this out through this analysis of this Mozart’s masterpiece
Conducting Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte
IntroductionBorn as a piano piece, the Pavane pour une infante défunte (Pavane for a dead princess) was written in...
Conducting Schubert 8 “Unfinished” Symphony [analysis]
IntroductionSchubert's Unfinished Symphony is one of the mysteries of classical music: it is not his last symphony and...
Conducting Beethoven Symphony n.2 Movement 1 [analysis]
IntroductionWritten between 1800 and 1802, Beethoven's second symphony was finished while the composer was in...
Conducting Mozart: Symphony n.40 K550 – 1st movement
IntroductionAlthough one of the most recognizable pieces of all classical western music, there is not much that can be...
Conducting Dvořák: Symphony n.9 – 1st movement
IntroductionAntonín Dvořák moved to the United States in December of 1892 only to return back to his homeland of...
Conducting Tchaikovsky: Symphony n.5, 1st movement
Introduction Tchaikovsky's ideas for a new symphony, his fifth, most likely came in the spring of 1888. The composer...
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