Listening to a difficult piece you’re currently having trouble playng

I leave for The Boston Conservatory tomorrow. Wat.

medievalpoc:

il-tenore-regina:

vivelareine:

—Marie Antoinette (2006)

 Just so everyone is clear, the handsome Black man tutoring Marie Antoinette is Joseph Boulogne, classical musician extraordinaire whose work influenced Mozart’s. This has been your Western music history tidbit of the day. Adieu! 

*just leaves this here*

Chevalier Joseph Boulogne de Saint-Georges
medievalpoc:

il-tenore-regina:

vivelareine:

—Marie Antoinette (2006)

 Just so everyone is clear, the handsome Black man tutoring Marie Antoinette is Joseph Boulogne, classical musician extraordinaire whose work influenced Mozart’s. This has been your Western music history tidbit of the day. Adieu! 

*just leaves this here*

Chevalier Joseph Boulogne de Saint-Georges

medievalpoc:

il-tenore-regina:

vivelareine:

—Marie Antoinette (2006)

 Just so everyone is clear, the handsome Black man tutoring Marie Antoinette is Joseph Boulogne, classical musician extraordinaire whose work influenced Mozart’s. This has been your Western music history tidbit of the day. Adieu! 

*just leaves this here*

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Chevalier Joseph Boulogne de Saint-Georges

(via sailor-of-the-high-cs)

musicizmyreligion:

Bernstein’s Original Score for West Side Story’s famous song “Cool” sung by the character “Riff”. Super cool!

(via motokimusic)

composersdoingnormalshit:

Igor Stravinsky playing with Charlie Chaplin in a rolling hoop thingy.

(via ditsyviolagirl)

stevey226:

thepianoblog:

cactus-empress:

Old scores are so rude and stuck up I love it

It’s always the Beethoven scores! I have a book from the late 1800’s and the commentary at the front of each Sonata is quite passive aggressive. They make great points though.

(via fdoubleflatmajor)

jordanconductor:

The original Puccini autograph of Mimì’s death scene from La Bohème. Note the excellent musical use of skull and crossbones notation.

(via r-haigh)

"Classical musicians can’t be attractive."

whatshouldwecallpiccolo:

Excuse

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you

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can’t

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hear 

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you

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how

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hot 

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classical

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musicians

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are

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(via just-a-musician)

Trying to Pronounce Russian Composer’s Names

sad-life-of-a-musician:

Russian Composer

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Everyone Else

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