Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (May 7, 1840 – November 6, 1893) was a Russian composer. 1893 Oil on Canvas by Nikolai Dmitriyevich Kuznetsov Tchaikovsky composed the music for three, famous ballets: Swan Lake: first performed in 1877 The Sleeping Beauty: first performed in 1890 The Nutcracker: first performed in 1892 These are some of the most… Continue reading Happy Birthday Tchaikovsky
What says Star Wars more than John Williams’ iconic score? His music for the Star Wars movies won many composition and film music awards. An attentive listener might detect some influences in the score from classical music pieces. Antonín Dvořák (September 8, 1841 – May 1, 1904) was a Czech composer. He is most famous… Continue reading Happy Star Wars Day!
“Truly there would be reason to go mad were it not for music.” – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
As you can see, there is no shortage of modern, teen movies based on Cinderella. In this post, I’m going to discuss the stories in the collection shown above. If teen flicks aren’t your thing, you won’t like these; but some within that genre are better than others. Most of these held their own, but… Continue reading A Cinderella Story: The Movies
Leonard Bernstein “Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.”