The music room
This corner is dedicated to pieces of music that are rarely performed and yet do not really deserve to be forgotten.
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Karlowicz’s music, at least most of it, got lost during World War II. However, what’s left of it testifies the incredible stature of this musician.
“In love’s godlike breathing, there’s the innermost aspect of the universe” – A.Scriabin. Here’s a selection of his Etudes.
Nielsen 2nd symphony is subtitled “The Four Temperaments”: ‘The Choleric’, ‘The Sanguine’, ‘The Melancholic’ and ‘The Phlegmatic’.
Jordens sång, Hymn to the Earth, Op. 95: a gorgeous cantata for mixed choir and orchestra by Jean Sibelius.
Triggered by the discovery of the deportation by the Nazis to concentration camps of an entire orphanage, The Shadows of Time is a somber meditation on loss
Anton Rubinstein is mostly remembered as a pianist and educator. He was, also, a prolific composer: the cello concerto n.2 was written in 1874.