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Learn music appreciation with the rousing “Overture to Colas Breugnon”

Sometimes the overture lives on for far longer than the rest of the show it introduces. Such is the case of Colas Breugnon, an opera by Dmitry (Dmitri) Kabalevsky. You may have heard of...

Ice Queen

Who wrote it better? Tchaikovsky vs. Rimsky-Korsakov

“Want to hear ‘Dance of the Tumblers’?” “Sure! That’s a great piece!” ♪♫ music starts playing ♪♫ “That’s not it.” “Um, yes it is. See the title? It’s from The Snow Maiden” “I know...

Bonus Features: Overture to Candide

Looking for some sheet music or a recording of Candide? Visit Sheet Music Plus and support the blog! This will be a fun bonus post for me!  I get to share more fantastic music...

Candide

Improve Your Listening Skills with Bernstein’s Famous, Romping Overture

I couldn’t wait too long before talking about the Overture to Candide.  Leonard Bernstein is probably known best for his music for the musical West Side Story (which is awesome as well), but I...

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