This is a first on our site: a female conductor!
Purcell composed an anthem and two elegies for Queen Mary II’s funeral, his ‘Funeral Sentences’ and ‘Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary’.
Performed by the Purcell Quartet
A certain birthday-girl wished for this compilation to be on our site today. 🙂
Something rather well-known today. Enjoy.
Have we forgotten, or do we just habitually underestimate the power of song?
Today we remember Willi Wagener, who passed on in 1986.
Weber had a significant impact on composers of the Romantic period, particularly in Germany.
Schubert’s uncommon gifts for music were evident from an early age, which was just as well because he died quite early at age 31.