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    Updated Articles and Resources
    • String Quartet 101 Created: Monday, July 03, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The definition, background, and uses of a string quartet.
    • What is the translation of the "Sanctus"? Created: Saturday, October 02, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A transcript and translation of the Sanctus, the conclusion to the Preface of the Mass and part of the hymn Te Deum.
    • A Profile of the Aria "Nessun Dorma" Created: Sunday, May 11, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Learn about the details and facts of Puccini's famous aria,
    • Antonin Dvorak Created: Friday, October 29, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Dvorak's musical talents and skills earned him honorary doctorates, prestigious awards, and other special honors.
    • "Il dolce suono" Lyrics and Text Translation Created: Sunday, July 29, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The "Mad Scene" from Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor.
    • Top Most Popular Ballets of All Time Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Here are the seven most popular ballets of all time. It's the ballets' timeless stories, flawless choreography and brilliant music that makes these the seven most popular ballets of all time.
    • Adriana Lecouvreur Synopsis Created: Sunday, April 13, 2014 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Learn the synopsis of Francesco Cilea’s 1902, four act opera, Adriana Lecouvreur.
    • "O du, mein holder Abendstern" Lyrics and Text Translation Created: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Here's one of the most beautiful baritone arias ever composed. Learn the lyrics to Wolfram's aria from Wagner's Tannhäuser.
    • Peter Grimes Synopsis Created: Saturday, March 30, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Synopsis of Benjamin Britten's first successful opera, Peter Grimes. Britten's Peter Grimes takes place in an English fishing village in early 19th century.
    • The History of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake Created: Sunday, April 03, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake is an incredibly famous ballet with a rich history. It is the epitome of all classic ballets; the choreography demands dancers of the highest caliber. Despite its one-hund...
    • The Rite of Spring Riot, 1913 Created: Monday, March 23, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      The "Rite of Spring" riot is a well-known event that occurred in 1913. Audience members were so shocked by Stravinksy's "Rite of Spring" ballet, violent rioting ensued. Learn more about the Rite o...
    • A Synopsis of Swan Lake - Acts I & 2 Created: Sunday, April 03, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Swan Lake is a very famous ballet and its music is easily recognizable, but does everyone know what its story is? Discover the story of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake!" itemprop=pr="$zTP='t3'" --> itempr...
    • The World's Best Orchestras Created: Sunday, February 05, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Putting together a list of the world's best orchestras is sort of like ranking the colors in a crayon box - it is highly subjective. However, one leading classical music publication took on the mo...
    • Top Renaissance Composers Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      These top 10 Renaissance composers helped mold and define the Renaissance Period.
    • Top Popular Mozart Concertos Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Mozart is known for his many great works including operas, symphonies, and concertos. In this list, you'll find ten of Mozart's most popular concertos.
    • Die tote Stadt Synopsis Created: Saturday, April 05, 2014 Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014
      Korngold’s opera, Die tote Stadt, double premiered in 1920. Learn the synopsis of this surprising opera.
    • Fedora Synopsis Created: Sunday, March 23, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014
      Premiered in 1898, read the synopsis of Umberto Giordano’s Opera, Fedora.
    • Flower Duet Lyrics and Text Translation Created: Sunday, July 29, 2007 Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014
      Lyrics and text translation for Delibes' Flower Duet "Sous le dôme épais" from Lakmé.
    • A Profile and Biography of Ludwig van Beethoven Created: Tuesday, July 13, 2004 Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014
      Born in Bonn in 1770, Ludwig van Beethoven began learning music at an early age. He studied with many well know musicians including Hadyn and Salieri. Beethoven is most famous for his symphonics wo...
    • Panis Angelicus Lyrics and Text Translation Created: Sunday, July 17, 2011 Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014
      "Panis Angelicus" lyrics and text translation composed by Cesar Franck and famously sung by Luciano Pavarotti.
    • Top Classical Period Composers Created: Sunday, October 03, 2010 Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014
      Learn about the top classical period composers.
    • The Synopsis of "Carmen" Created: Sunday, June 29, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
      Learn the story of Bizet's famous opera, "Carmen", in this synopsis.
    • "La donna e mobile" Text and Translation Created: Sunday, August 19, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
      Lyrics and English Translation of "La donna e mobile" from Verdi's Rigoletto.
    • Habanera Text and Translation Created: Sunday, August 19, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
      The text and english translation of Habanera from Bizet's Carmen.
    • "O mio babbino caro" Lyrics and Text Translation Created: Monday, August 24, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
      Learn the lyrics to Puccini's famous aria, "O mio babbino caro" from his opera, Gianni Schicchi, as well as the English text translation.
    • Pie Jesu Lyrics and English Text Translation Created: Saturday, July 14, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
      Learn the lyrics and English text translation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Pie Jesu."
    • Top Symphonies You Should Own Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
      Want to start a symphony collection, but don't know where to begin? Are you looking to expand upon what you already have? This list of symphonies will provide you with a variety of musical styles...
    • O Sole Mio Lyrics and English Text Translation Created: Saturday, September 29, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
      Learn the Italian lyrics and English translation of Eduardo di Capua's "O Sole Mio."
    • Top Baroque Period Composers Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
      The Top 10 Baroque Period Composers. From Bach to Monteverdi, see where your favorite Baroque composers rank.
    • Top Best Original Film Soundtracks Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
      Top 10 Best Original Film Soundtracks include works by Thomas Newman, Howard Shore, and Harry Gregson-Williams.
    • Ave Maria Text and English Translation Created: Sunday, November 22, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
      Learn the text and English translation of the Latin prayer, Ave Maria, which is used in many classical music works.
    • Great Classical Music for Wedding Songs Created: Monday, August 17, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
      Classical music is a great choice for wedding songs. Though there are thousands upon thousands of different songs to play during weddings ranging from classical music to rock, for the purpose of t...

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