Taking Music up a Notch

Beethoven’s classical pieces are familiar to just about everyone – but how well do we really know them? Beethoven may have been trying to make disruptive sound with his tempo markings so his music wouldn’t feel familiar at all.

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Disrupting the Senses

100 years ago, a disgruntled Paris audience flatly rejected a piece of music that today is a revered and oft-performed orchestral work. How does a piece of music go from instant rejection to lasting fame? View full article →