Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez

Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez is a heavenly conversation between guitar and orchestra

Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez is a guitar concerto, was composed by blind Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo in 1939. It is one of the most popular concertos of all time, thanks to the extraordinary beauty of its central Adagio movement, which is considered one of the best adagios in the word. According to a pervasive myth, …

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beethoven piano concerto no 5

Why is Beethoven: piano concerto no 5 known as “Emperor concerto”?

Of his five piano concertos, Beethoven: piano concerto no 5 in E♭ major, Op. 73, popularly known as the Emperor Concerto, stands out in particular. Triumphant, belligerent, it is the most accomplished. It was Beethoven’s last completed piano concerto and the only concerto that Beethoven did not play in public. He dedicated it to Archduke Rudolph, …

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