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Welcome to Interlude, created by lovers of music for those who share their passion. Juliette Liu hopes to inspire you to embark on your own voyage of classical music and cultural discovery, and that you’ll come back and share your experiences with us.

How do classical musicians get inspired ? Inspiration 1. the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative.

How do classical musicians get inspired ?

Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-Flat Major, Op. 44 – IV. Allegro, ma non troppo (Fine Arts Quartet; Xiayin Wang, piano) Inspiration is a curious thing for creative people such as musicians. Contrary to popular belief, those “lightbulb” or “a-ha!” One of these is practicing. . © Kazuo ota / Unsplash Alongside this, a good routine is important. In the many interviews with musicians which I have published on my own blog, most cite teachers as significant sparks to inspiration. Working with colleagues and collaborators will often expand our musical horizons and challenge us to step outside of our creative comfort zone. Inspiration also comes when mind and body are relaxed, so it’s important to give ourselves, as musicians, “down time”, to unwind and to take time away from the instrument. . © CMUSE.org In reality, for the open-minded musician, inspiration is never that far away…… Instruments of the Orchestra - The Violin.

© violintutr.com When you attend a symphony orchestra concert, the first instrument you see, on the left of the stage, are the violins.

Instruments of the Orchestra - The Violin

No classical music concert is complete without a violin. Violins are small string instruments that are played with a bow. Most Relaxing Classical Music Pieces of Great Composers for Cello. Ludwig van Beethoven © Chicago Symphony Orchestra For Beethoven the pianist, the piano sonata and the piano concerto were his star vehicle of choice.

Most Relaxing Classical Music Pieces of Great Composers for Cello

In the piano sonatas, his tremendous virtuosity came to the fore. Remember that when he came to Vienna, he was there as the heir-apparent to the recently deceased Mozart, himself a powerhouse at the piano. Famous Classical Music Pieces. Most Popular Classical Pieces of Music in 2020 : Interlude. Vivaldi I am sure you have noticed already, but it is getting really difficult to find your way around classical music these days.

Most Popular Classical Pieces of Music in 2020 : Interlude

That particular musical world is full of influencers and marketing specialists that are happy to tell you exactly what you should think. And every orchestra, performer, and soloist is the best of the best in the world and even the entire universe. That kind of super hype is really pretty exciting, but how can we really find out what are the most popular classical pieces of music in 2020?

Of course we could try to check on all the likes on Facebook and YouTube and countless other social media sites and platforms. Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons And at the head of the class is one of the all-time favorites, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker The Nutcracker ballet Growing up in Hong Kong, Christmas without Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker just wouldn’t have been Christmas.

J.S. J.S. George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue George Gershwin. Classical Music Quiz. Piano Instrumental Music : Interlude. Chopin Playing the Piano in Prince Radziwill’s Salon© Henryk Siemiradzki/WikiCommons When considering the piano repertoire, and piano instrumental music, we tend to focus on the big works in the canon – the great concertos and piano sonatas, and large-scale works like the Goldberg, Diabelli or Handel Variations, or the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

Piano Instrumental Music : Interlude

But many of the composers of these “big” piano works also wrote small, self-contained pieces which explore one or two sentiments, rather than a broad narrative or emotional sweep. Sadly too often dismissed as “salon pieces”, these impromptus, albumblatter, intermezzi, serenades, songs without words, lyric pieces, etudes, nocturnes, morceau and preludes are minute gems of the piano repertoire, miniature musical miracles which offer, in microcosm, a glimpse into a composer’s personal soundworld and compositional language. Joseph Phibbs: Preludes – No. 6.

Elegy (Andrew Matthews-Owen, piano) Take Beethoven’s late Bagatelles, for example. Love Stories of Classical Composers, Love Life of Classical Composers. Famous Classical Composers. New Pieces to Try If You’re Stuck for Repertoire Ideas : Interlude. Pianists are very spoilt for choice.

New Pieces to Try If You’re Stuck for Repertoire Ideas : Interlude

We have a huge repertoire to draw on and a seemingly endless array of music to explore, with new music being added to the repertoire all the time.