The Four Seasons – Autumn by Antonio Vivaldi

  https://youtu.be/Q8AN0jWNrJA Title: The Four Seasons - Autumn Date: 1723 Composer: Antonio Vivaldi Movement: Baroque Italian 1678 - 1741 Antonio Lucio Vivaldi was a composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher and cleric. He is recognised as one of the greatest Baroque composers, and within his lifetime his influence was widespread across Europe. He composed numerous concertos for … Continue reading The Four Seasons – Autumn by Antonio Vivaldi

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Dance of the Furies by Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck

  https://youtu.be/vvVl15XXrOg Title: Dance of the Furies Date: 1776 Composer: Christoph Wilibald Ritter von Gluck Movement: Classical German 1714 - 1767 Christoph Wilibald Ritter von Gluck was a composer of Italian and French opera during the early classical era. With a series of radical works, including Orfeo ed Euridice, he broke into the stranglehold of … Continue reading Dance of the Furies by Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck

Modest Mussorgsky: A Night on Bald Mountain

https://youtu.be/iCEDfZgDPS8 Title: A Night on Bald Mountain Date: 1867 Composer: Modest Mussorgsky Romantic Era Russian 1839 - 1881   Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky was a composer and an innovator of Russian music during the Romantic period. In defiance of the conventions of the Western music establishment, he deliberately strove to give Russian music its own identity. … Continue reading Modest Mussorgsky: A Night on Bald Mountain

La Follia

  https://youtu.be/VHRdFILo_Yw  Title: La Follia Date: 1700 Composer: Arcangelo Corelli Movement: Baroque Italian 1653 - 1713 Arcangelo Corelli was an Italian violinist and composer. He studied under Giovanni Battista Bassani and Matteo Simonelli. Corelli’s first major success was at the age of 19 in Paris. By 1679 he had entered the service of Queen Christina … Continue reading La Follia

Sarabande

https://youtu.be/JSAd3NpDi6Q Title: Sarabande Date: Between 1703 and 1706 Composer: George Frideric Handel Movement: Baroque German 1685 - 1759 George Frideric Handel was a baroque composer born in Germany but spent most pf his career in London. He was well known for his operas, oratorios and organ concertos. When he died in 1759 he was given … Continue reading Sarabande

Karelia Suite

https://youtu.be/1ryhN5kNFzc Title: Karelia Suite Date: 1893 Composer: Jean Sibelius Movement: Romantic Finnish 1865 – 1957 Jean Sibelius Johan Julius Christian Sibelius, better known as Jean Sibelius was a composer of the late Romantic and early Modern periods. He is widely recognised as Finland’s greatest composer and is credited with helping provide the country with a … Continue reading Karelia Suite