Monthly Archives: August 2013

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Think of ballet or orchestral dance music and it’s quite likely that you think of a Russian composer first. Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Shostakovich – or even Aram Khachaturian, Armenian, but within the Soviet sphere.  These are all part of the legacy…Continue Reading

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At Musical Concepts we are big fans of “Google Doodles” – the drawings or animations that sometimes replace the Google logo on the company’s search page.  These celebrate famous birthdays, holidays, or other important events.  Today’s Google Doodle is exceptionally…Continue Reading

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Once John Dowland’s First Book of Songes was first published in 1597, English music was never quite the same again.  Dowland established a whole new sense of style and content, bringing light, life, sensitivity, and magic into English composition.  His…Continue Reading