Classical Music

Johann Sebastian Bach’s sonatas for flute

Bach’s sonatas for flute are very different; technically they lie between “can be played by students” and “a challenge every time”. I have been playing some of them since my early days as a flute student and some others have only been in my repertoire for a few years …

Mozart – Flute concerto in G major KV 313

Mozart’s works still occupy a very prominent position within the flute literature. There is no audition in which one of the two concertos is not required, hardly any competition in which one of them does not appear as a compulsory piece. Even at the entrance examination …

Gregorian choral – an introduction

An introduction to the music of the Renaissance – the Gregorian chant. Includes musical examples and a preview of further articles.

Antonio Salieri

Antonio Salieriby Andrea StroblMost of us know the film "Amadeus" by Miloš Forman from 1984. When I saw the film for the first time in the cinema, I was most impressed by the character of Antonio Salieri (masterfully embodied in the film by F. Murray Abraham and...
Antonio Salieri

Antonio Salieri

Antonio Salieriby Andrea StroblMost of us know the film "Amadeus" by Miloš Forman from 1984. When I saw the film for...

Emanuel Schikaneder

Emanuel Schikaneder

Emanuel Schikaneder   by Katharina Mölk Emanuel Schikaneder was born on September 1, 1751. Although he wrote 55...

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Sigfrid Karg-Elert

Sigfrid Karg-Elert

Sigfrid Karg-Elert by Anja WeinbergerSigfrid Karg-Elert - one of the great "forgotten" composersSiegfried was born in...

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