Anecdotes

 
Minors of the Majors Richard Strauss: Macbeth , Op. 23

“Minors of the Majors” invites you to discover compositions by the great classical composers that for one reason or another have not reached the musical mainstream. Please enjoy, and keep listening!

by Georg Predota | November 14th, 2016
 
Minors of the Majors Gustav Holst: Ave Maria

“Minors of the Majors” invites you to discover compositions by the great classical composers that for one reason or another have not reached the musical mainstream. Please enjoy, and keep listening!

by Georg Predota | November 7th, 2016
 
Tango Beyond Piazzolla – III. Osvaldo Pugliese

Lasting around forty years with the glorious peak in the 1940s, a Golden Age of tango music was born with the rise of the “big four” composers: Juan D’Arienzo, Aníbal Troilo, Carlo di Sarli, and Osvaldo Pugliese. While Juan D’ [...] more >>

by Jenny Lee | November 6th, 2016
 
Baby Mozart Series Fiddles and Trumpets

Wolfie Mozart loved his little violin and hated trumpets! At least that’s what Andreas Schachtner tells us in a series of letters written to Constanze after the composer’s death.

by Georg Predota | November 2nd, 2016
 
Minors of the Majors Anton Bruckner: Abendzauber (Evening magic)

“Minors of the Majors” invites you to discover compositions by the great classical composers that for one reason or another have not reached the musical mainstream. Please enjoy, and keep listening!

by Georg Predota | October 31st, 2016
 
The Lesbian Diva and Swordswoman! Julie d’Aubigny aka Mademoiselle Maupin

When Julie d’Aubigny, born around 1673, first started her singing career at the Marseille Opéra, she quickly fell in love with a young woman. As you might well imagine, the girl’s family was not particularly amused and shipped their daughter [...] more >>

by Georg Predota | October 29th, 2016
 
Minors of the Majors Darius Milhaud: Sonatina for clarinet and piano , Op. 100

“Minors of the Majors” invites you to discover compositions by the great classical composers that for one reason or another have not reached the musical mainstream. Please enjoy, and keep listening!

by Georg Predota | October 24th, 2016
 
Minors of the Majors Gabriel Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine , Op. 11

“Minors of the Majors” invites you to discover compositions by the great classical composers that for one reason or another have not reached the musical mainstream. Please enjoy, and keep listening!

by Georg Predota | October 17th, 2016