Do you know what instruments play in a concert band? Here's your guide to the ensemble.
When life is hectic or you need a break from the news, feel better and live bigger with classical music. This week, Classical MPR host Scott Blankenship shares a playlist full of "Nature and Nostalgia."
We asked listeners to suggest the ideal work to introduce classical music to kids, and you responded in droves. The clear winner? Let's just say that most people were crying wolf.
As a music major at the tail end of my college career, I've led a rewarding, though exhausting, last few years. The time I spend practicing piano (my main instrument), going to lessons, classes, rehearsals, and studying - not to mention working a part-time job - can add up to 16-hour days, most of it filled with music. So it amazes me that after all that activity, listening to music is still the way that I choose to relax.
About Classical Basics
Where do you start in classical music? With this collection of suggestions for the basics.