Tag Archives: classical music

The Opera House that Keeps Burning Down

Studying the Italian opera written in 1837, I came across the story of the aptly name Teatro La Fenice (Phoenix … Continue reading

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Creating AYICM: The AYICM Awards

As I write this blog entry, I’m nearly finished with The AYICM Awards for 1926. After I’ve finished the series … Continue reading

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Amadeus and Moneyball

I saw Moneyball when it was released last year, and have seen Amadeus many times. Leaving the theater after Moneyball, I … Continue reading

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Popular Music and Classical Music as Social Currency

Last month three Harvard researchers published conclusions drawn from a four-year study of the influence people’s Facebook friends’ “likes” have … Continue reading

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Schoenberg’s Error?

With the discussion of Schoenberg in 1926, vol. 3, it seems appropriate to address the controversy surrounding his work.  One … Continue reading

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1926, vol. 4: Enescu, Szymanowski, Hindemith

One of the many, many important artists working in Paris during the ’20s was the great Romanian musician George Enescu.  … Continue reading

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