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Vienna Boys’ Choir Christmas Music

Traditional Christmas music comes in many different forms of delivery, with one of the oldest being through a choir. While choirs of all ages are certainly capable of producing beautiful and timeless Christmas

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A Guide To The Best Relaxing Christmas Music

Christmas is a wonderful time of year, full of traditions, excited kids, events, time with family, and so much more.In some ways, that can actually be too much more at times. In between all of the things

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Perfect Background Music For Your Christmas Dinner

Depending on the situation, the term “background music” is not always the most complimentary. For some, describing anything as background music means it’s boring, forgettable, doesn’t really stand

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Peter Tchaikovsky – The Nutcracker Review

It’s safe to say that The Nutcracker is one of the most widely recognized scores in the world. It’s also commonly associated with the Christmas season, as evidenced by nearly every ballet doing some

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Gregorian Chants For Christmas Review

Gregorian chant music is something most people have heard at some point, but it can sometimes be misunderstood, whether that’s from being unaware of its origins, or literally not understanding it —

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Masters Of Classical Music Review

Classical music is one of the oldest forms of music and one that is still appreciated today by many. For those looking to branch out their listening tastes and start to get into this type of music, you

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99 Must Have Mozart Pieces Review

When you think of the greatest composers to have ever walked the earth, Mozart is a name that comes to mind instantly. Whether you’re a fan of his already and want to explore more of his work or are

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50 Must Have Beethoven Masterpieces Review

There’s no doubt that Beethoven is one of the greatest classical composers of all time, but finding the right soundtrack that truly sums up his work is hard to do. Spending hundreds of dollars on CDs

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Classical Music For The Reader Review

Reading is a wonderfully soothing pastime for many, and it’s a way to entertain yourself as well as learn something new. However, most reading sessions can feel a little incomplete if you’re doing

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100 Must Have Movie Classics Review

There are those among us who love more than just the action on screen when watching our favorite movies, and some who actually prefer to listen to the music instead. Reliving the best classics from the

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100 Must Have Baby Lullaby Classics Review

Babies are a mystery at times, even to the most experienced parents, and it seems there are moments where nothing you do can calm them down or get them to sleep. Music has long been known to help people

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99 Must Have Cartoon Classics Review

Nothing beats reminiscing about our childhood and enjoying some of our favorite things from when we were young. For many of us, cartoons were a staple at home and a way to learn about comedy, drama, and

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6 Most Unusual Classical Musical Instruments

Humans have always attempted to derive sound from devices.  The classical music period is well known the development of some strange instruments.  Some of these weird musical instruments took

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The Relationship Between Classical Music And Pop Music

When most of today's pop music fans think of classical era music, what comes to mind are images of stuffy formally attired establishment-friendly old people listening to monotonous musical compositions

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Mozart & Beethoven – Legends Of Classical Music

Mozart & Beethoven are known as two of the most famous music composers of all time. How? Because both of their musical styles were unique, captivating, and showed us how improvisation is important

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Classical Music Through Time (Timeline)

Few people may be aware that the term classical music technically refers to musical compositions from a specific time period.  These musical time periods help to categorize and explain the boundaries

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History Of Pianos: A Guide

Music has been an important aspect of our culture for centuries. One of the most iconic instruments that have helped make this possible was the piano. The piano history behind this instrument is one of

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Four Women In Classical Music

When one thinks of the world of classical music, an image of old white guys in wigs pops up. Unfortunately for the longest time, only the men in classical music have gained the recognition they deserve

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Beginners Guide To Opera

If you’re a fan of the opera or want to immerse yourself in the art form, you can’t do so without any background knowledge. Our opera guide below will ensure you have all the information you need to

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Almost Famous: The World’s Lesser Known Classical Music Composers

Classical music was not always "classical," back in the day; it was simply referred to as music. The earliest acknowledgment of music was in the Ancient period as early as 500 AD. Medieval times span from

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