Is classical music accessible?
The answer is of course yes. The mere mention of the word classical can send some people running away in fear or revulsion. I must admit for a time I found classical music off putting because of the pomposity that surrounds it. We must remember that no matter how complex a symphony or piano sonata may seem they are just vibrations travelling through the air.
I am no expert so don’t expect to be hit over the head with a music lecture. I instead want to take a beginners look at different composers and classical movements. Have you ever liked a piece of music but, never known its origin or thought you recognised a melody from a film, advert or TV programme. Well hopefully this site may help shed some light.
Shown below is a scene taken from Walt Disney’s Fantasia.This contains a hint for the first composer to…
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