Scheherazade Rimsky Korsakov story

Scheherazade Rimsky Korsakov story

Scheherazade is a symphonic suite of four related movements that form a unified theme. It is among the most famous works by Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908). He composed it in 1888, based on pictures from ancient folk tale One Thousand and One Nights (also known as The Arabian Nights), a Persian collection of Middle …

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10000 Japanese

10000 Japanese choir singing Beethoven 9th Ode to Joy

Every year during the holiday season, around 10000 Japanese choir and orchestra gather to perform Beethoven 9th Symphony. But why? Beethoven’s 9th Symphony ending choir or beethoven “Ode To Joy” is deeply beloved by the Japanese people. They sometimes call it Daiku” or “Big Nine”. Yutaka Sado, the conductor of this 10000  Japanese choir, notes …

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Astor Piazzolla - Oblivion

Astor Piazzolla – Oblivion (guitar cover)

Astor Piazzolla – Oblivion Althought Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla’s works revolutionized the traditional tango into a new style termed nuevo tango, incorporating elements from jazz and classical music. Oblivion is one of  his most traditional tangos, less jazzy and Bartókian than his other widely circulated compositions (like Libertango).ِ It was written in 1982 and became …

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