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The Mozart Project – interactive e-book

One of the best things about contemporary technology and media is its ability to offer new ways of exploring well-trodden paths. In an earlier age, The Mozart Project, a new interactive e-book created by two non-musicians, James Fairclough and Harry Farnham, would probably come in several volumes (given its wide-ranging and comprehensive text), with innumerable… Continue reading The Mozart Project – interactive e-book

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A History of Classical Music – Part 3: Classical

The Classical Period in music falls between Baroque and Romantic. Music from the Classical period was composed between c1750 and c1820. But, as I explained in the first section of this history, 'Classical' has become a general term and includes music from the Baroque to present-day. Like the Baroque, the Classical period in music coincided… Continue reading A History of Classical Music – Part 3: Classical