Tag: classical music

Has Classical Music Lost Its Sense of Humour?

Has Classical Music Lost Its Sense of Humour? « Marion Harrington’s Clarinet World. Clarinetist friend Marion Harrington suggested we classical musicians need to show our fun sides once in awhile. I agree. On reviewing the vast majority of classical music’s…

Music born of sleepless nights

Music born of sleepless nights – Arts & Entertainment – Lifestyle | Central. Talk about inspiration from life’s tribulations! Insomnia drove top Australian composer Brett Dean to get his sleep patterns checked out. He was only getting about 20 minutes’…

Great Moments In Film Orchestration History: Bernard Herrmann :: Film Music Magazine

Great Moments In Film Orchestration History: Bernard Herrmann :: Film Music Magazine. A well written article about the coloristic creativity of Hollywood composer Bernard Herrmann, who scored such films as “Psycho” and “Citizen Kane”. Of course, I chose it because…

Clarinet News first week of March

Summaries of clarinet news the past week. From California, a rediscovered work sounds like something which should be played more often. I’m always looking for works for clarinet and strings. An obscure work by film composer Bernard Herrmann was the…