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  • How Beethoven Created Incredible Music as a Deaf Composer

    …to a rich diversity of musical styles and approaches in the 19th and 20th centuries. Transformative Impact on Musical Composition Beethoven’s approach to composition was characterized by a disregard for…


  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    …the early works of Frederic Chopin and Robert Schumann. Hummel’s Musical Compositions Hummel’s musical compositions were versatile and extensive. He composed for nearly all musical forms, with one notable exception…


  • Claude Debussy

    …as one of the composer’s best-known pieces and is a testament to Debussy’s unique approach to musical composition. Debussy and Musical Impressionism Debussy’s music is often associated with the Impressionist…


  • Leroy Anderson

    …an early age. At age five, Anderson began his first piano lessons under his mother’s tutelage. His father, a postal clerk, also had a musical side—playing the mandolin. This musical…


  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    …acclaimed for his remarkable descriptive orchestrations, painted vivid moods and places with his musical notes. In this article, we’ll delve into an engaging exploration of Rimsky-Korsakov’s life, his musical journey,…


  • Franz Schubert

    …van Beethoven. His exposure to these musical geniuses, coupled with his innate talent and passion for music, set the stage for Schubert’s blossoming as a musical prodigy. His musical mentor,…


  • Aaron Copland

    …old. While his early musical exposure was limited to Jewish weddings, ceremonies, and family musicales, his sister Laurine played a significant role in his musical education. A student at the…


  • Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel, a name synonymous with musical innovation and the creator of a rich tapestry of orchestral and instrumental textures, was one of the most influential composers of the 20th…


  • Domenico Scarlatti

    …Venice in 1704. In Venice, Scarlatti encountered the musical genius of George Frederic Handel and Irishman Thomas Roseingrave. This interaction with international talents broadened his musical horizons. Roseingrave, in particular,…


  • Leopold Mozart

    …of the musical world. Leopold introduced Wolfgang to a diverse array of musical styles and composers, some of whom became personal friends and significant influences on Wolfgang’s own compositions. Through…


  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk

    …while his mother, Aimée Marie Bruslé, was a Creole of French ancestry. This multicultural background played a significant role in shaping Gottschalk’s musical style in his later years. Gottschalk was…


  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    …due to their contrasting personalities and Beethoven’s impatience with Haydn’s teaching style. Despite this, his time with Haydn contributed significantly to his musical growth. Climbing the Ladder of Musical Success…