La cathédrale engloutie by Claude Debussy

https://youtu.be/JAVyKDDsM3s La cathédrale engloutie1910Impressionism Claude Debussy Claude DebussyRomantic, Classical, ImpressionistBorn: 22 August 1862, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 25 March 1918, Paris France Debussy was a composer. He is seen as the first impressionist composer, although he himself rejected the term. Among the first influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries he was born … Continue reading La cathédrale engloutie by Claude Debussy

Nocturnes by Claude Debussy

https://youtu.be/obv33I2Kf10 Nocturnes1899Impressionist Claude Debussy Claude DebussyRomantic, Classical, ImpressionistBorn: 22 August 1862, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 25 March 1918, Paris, France Debussy was a composer. He is seen as the first impressionist composer, although he himself rejected the term. Among the first influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries he was born to a … Continue reading Nocturnes by Claude Debussy

Serenade for Strings by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

https://youtu.be/DPBKukl0oc4 Serenade for Strings1880Classical, Romantic Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyClassical, RomanticBorn: 7 May 1840, Votkinsk, RussiaNationality: RussianDied: 6 November 1893, Saint Petersburg, Russia Tchaikovsky was a Romantic composer and the first Russian composer to make a lasting international impression. In 1884 Tsar Alexander III honoured him with a lifetime pension. Tchaikovsky was educated for … Continue reading Serenade for Strings by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Danse sacrée et Danse profane by Claude Debussy

https://youtu.be/f51LBBLzS8M Danse sacrée et Danse profane1904Romantic Claude Debussy Claude DebussyRomantic, Classical, ImpressionistBorn: 22 August 1862, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 25 March 1918, Paris France Debussy was a composer. He is seen as the first impressionist composer, although he himself rejected the term. Among the first influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries he … Continue reading Danse sacrée et Danse profane by Claude Debussy

Gardens in the Rain by Claude Debussy

https://youtu.be/AHDm-69mLO0 Gardens in the Rain1903Classical Claude DebussyRomantic, Classical, ImpressionistBorn: 22 August 1862, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 25 March 1918, Paris France Debussy was a composer. He is seen as the first impressionist composer, although he himself rejected the term. Among the first influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries he was born to … Continue reading Gardens in the Rain by Claude Debussy

Piano Concerto No. 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven

https://youtu.be/6zocO3Uoa_Y Piano Concerto No. 31803Classical Ludwig van BeethovenClassicalDecember 1770, Bonn, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 26 March 1827, Vienna, Austria Beethoven was a composer and pianist. He was a crucial figure in the transition between the classical and romantic eras in classical music, and arguably one of the greatest composers of all time. Born in Bonn, the capital … Continue reading Piano Concerto No. 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven

Cello Concerto by Robert Schumann

https://youtu.be/bVFn7Hvxxos Cello Concerto1850Classical Robert SchumannClassicalBorn: 8 June 1810, Zwickau, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 29 July 1856, Bonn, Germany Schumann was a composer, pianist, and music critic. Regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era, Schumann left the study of law to pursue a career as a pianist but a hand injury ended his dream. … Continue reading Cello Concerto by Robert Schumann

Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn

Wedding March1842Classical https://youtu.be/4tDYMayp6Dk Felix MendelssohnClassicalBorn: 3 February 1809, Hamburg, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 4 November 1847, Leipzig, Germany Mendelssohn was a composer, pianist, organist, and conductor of the Romantic period. His compositions include concertos, symphonies, piano music, organ music, and chamber music. Among his best-known works are the overture and incidental music for A Midsummer’ Night Dream, … Continue reading Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn

Violin Concerto in E Minor by Felix Mendelssohn

Violin Concerto in E Minor1844Romantic https://youtu.be/t_uA_W1wB5A Felix MendelssohnClassicalBorn: 3 February 1809, Hamburg, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 4 November 1847, Leipzig, Germany Mendelssohn was a composer, pianist, organist, and conductor of the Romantic period. His compositions include concertos, symphonies, piano music, organ music, and chamber music. Among his best-known works are the overture and incidental music for A … Continue reading Violin Concerto in E Minor by Felix Mendelssohn

Cello Concerto No. 1 by Joseph Haydn

Cello Concerto No. 11761Baroque https://youtu.be/mooB5Q-0FIE Joseph HaydnClassicalBorn: 31 March 1732, Rohrau, AustriaNationality: AustrianDied: 31 May 1809, Vienna, Austria Haydn was a composer of the Classical era and instrumental in the development of chamber music. He spent much of his career as a court musician for the remote estate of the Esterházy family. This isolated him … Continue reading Cello Concerto No. 1 by Joseph Haydn

Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven

Fidelio1805Opera https://youtu.be/JC_wGFGYkjs Ludwig van BeethovenClassicalBorn: December 1770, Bonn, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 26 March 1827, Vienna, Austria Beethoven was a composer and pianist. He was a crucial figure in the transition between the classical and romantic eras in classical music, and arguably one of the greatest composers of all time. Born in Bonn, the capital of the … Continue reading Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven

Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Requiem1791Classical https://youtu.be/qiMcXzfm9Mg Wolfgang Amadeus MozartClassicalBorn: 27 January 1756, Salzburg, AustriaNationality: AustrianDied: 5 December 1791, Vienna, Austria Mozart was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. A child prodigy he was competent on both keyboard and violin from the age of five, performing before European royalty. Mozart was engaged as a musician at the … Continue reading Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Erlkönig by Franz Schubert

Erlkönig1815Classical https://youtu.be/JS91p-vmSf0 Franz SchubertClassical, RomanticBorn: 31 January 1797, Vienna, AustriaNationality: AustrianDied: 19 November 1828,, Vienna, Austria Schubert was a composer of the late Classical and early Romantic eras. He left behind a cast oeuvre despite his short life, including over 600 secular vocal works, 7 symphonies, sacred music, and a large collection of piano and … Continue reading Erlkönig by Franz Schubert

On Wings of Song by Felix Mendelssohn

On Wings of Song1834Classical https://youtu.be/t7Ppc05b7nE Felix MendelssohnClassicalBorn: 3 February 1809, Hamburg, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 4 November 1847, Leipzig, Germany Mendelssohn was a composer, pianist, organist, and conductor of the Romantic period. His compositions include concertos, symphonies, piano music, organ music, and chamber music. Among his best-known works are the overture and incidental music for A Midsummer’ … Continue reading On Wings of Song by Felix Mendelssohn

Fantasia in F minor by Franz Schubert

Fantasia in F minor1828Classical, Romantic https://youtu.be/uzjYQuDPi9Q Franz SchubertClassical, RomanticBorn: 31 January 1797, Vienna, AustriaNationality: AustrianDied: 19 November 1828, Vienna, Austria Schubert was a composer of the late Classical and early Romantic eras. He left behind a cast oeuvre despite his short life, including over 600 secular vocal works, 7 symphonies, sacred music, and a large … Continue reading Fantasia in F minor by Franz Schubert

Violin Concerto by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Violin Concerto1878Classical https://youtu.be/cbJZeNlrYKg Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyClassical, RomanticBorn: 7 May 1840, Votkinsk, RussiaNationality: RussianDied: 6 November 1893, Saint Petersburg, Russia Tchaikovsky was a Romantic composer and the first Russian composer to make a lasting international impression. In 1884 Tsar Alexander III honoured him with a lifetime pension. Tchaikovsky was educated for a career as a civil … Continue reading Violin Concerto by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Quiet City by Aaron Copland

Copland was a composer, writer, composition teacher and conductor. The open, slowly changing harmonies of his music evoke vast landscapes and the pioneer spirit of America. Best known for his vernacular style of the 1930s and 1940s including the ballets Appalachian Spring, Billy the Kid, and Rodeo, and Fanfare for the Common Man and his Third Symphony he also composed many other genres including chamber music, opera and vocal works, and film scores...

Eine Kleine Nachtmuzik by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mozart was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. A child prodigy he was competent on both keyboard and violin from the age of five, performing before European royalty. Mozart was engaged as a musician at the Salzburg court at 17 but grew restless and travelled to find a better position. He was dismissed from his post in 1781 while visiting Vienna where he stayed. During his final years, he composed many of his best-known works, including symphonies, operas, concertos, and parts of the Requiem which was unfinished at the time of his death at just 35

Carnaval by Robert Schumann

Schumann was a composer, pianist, and music critic. Regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era, Schumann left the study of law to pursue a career as a pianist but a hand injury ended his dream. Instead he turned his talents to composing and until 1840 he wrote exclusively for the piano. Later he composed for piano and orchestral works, and many Lieder...

Trumpet Concerto by Joseph Haydn

Haydn was a composer of the Classical era and instrumental in the development of chamber music. He spent much of his career as a court musician for the remote estate of the Esterházy family. This isolated him from other composers and music trends. However, Haydn’s music was circulated widely and he was the most celebrated composer in Europe...

Gustav Holst: The Planets – Venus

Gustavos Theodore von Holst was an English composer, arranger and teacher. There had been professional musicians on the Holst family and it was noted when he was a young boy he would follow the same calling. Apart from the Planet Suite and a few other pieces his music was largely ignored until the 1980s.

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