Bernstein could be intolerant of other composers -- I'm thinking of his rude dismissal of the music of Hovhaness. Brahms Violin Concerto This piece is so dull. Anyway, these lists seem rather mean spirited to me. Clementi wrote many piano sonatas making use of the capabilities and range of this new instrument. He also wrote religious music, including masses and motets. He composed for piano, symphony orchestra, voice, chorus, and more. Tannhäuser is similarly marred by long arid stretches of nothing, but the good bits are at least highly enjoyable.
I started going to concerts in my early 20s and like the relative formality of it. Anything strictly serial Anything inspired by John Cage Anything promoted by Pierre Boulez Anything which has tedium as its principal aesthetic Anything which has no heart or soul The thing that many most? I blame the father for never letting him study with Berg. We wouldn't expect them to be a goody-two shoes either, I don't expect most people on the street to be instantly nice. Why do you think Chopin was humble? It's hard to respect that. Like everyone else, I love The Pines of Rome and The Fountains of Rome but this Respighi tone poem is virtually unknown.
Female pianist posing as anything but pianists, just to get some attention 3. This is a profound, versatile and firm reaction to the death and loss of his best friend reflecting inner calm elaborating on an existential level. Then you get those who are most likely musicians and have a more thorough understanding of music. Zelenka had to wait over 200 years to become noticed. His famous Treatise on Instrumentation was read and studied by composers including Mussorgsky, Mahler, and Richard Strauss. Beyond his extensive honors like impressive lifetime achievement award from the Victoires de la Musique , the pianist also has a killer concert wardrobe designed by the highly esteemed Vivienne Westwood. In fact, I reckon they only seem more arrogant because the general public are highly aware of what they are doing and saying more than anyone else.
If another set of pieces were selected and enshrined in early music courses and young minds, would they now be the irritating ones? Critics discribing any modern opera production as Regietheater. Never again do I want to hear that. The guy over played countertenor coloratura. I barely know the difference between fugues and sonatas and can't tell if a piece was by a Russian or German composer. Near the end of the show, Galway mentioned that improvisation was a complete mystery to him and he was trying to learn it.
Graham Strahle writes for Music Australia and is Adelaide music critic for The Australian. But a beautiful jazz tone is different from a beautiful classical tone. Hungarian composer and pianist, Franz Liszt is arguably one of the greatest piano players to have ever lived. Yes to all Mozart, to Wagner, to Mahler, Puccini, Debussy — glorious music. Stendhal wrote about Mozart that he had a certain spirit of pride and that he was very popular with the ladies in spite of his small size.
The piece keeps ending on the tonic, with an occasional half-cadence on the dominant before reaching the end of the first movement. Almost everything by Steve Reich 2. Honestly, it's hard to get into classical music because most people who I know that listen to it who I might want to ask for recommendations are so self-congratulatory every time and they just bash everything else. I have studied Hindustani Classical Vocal from a young age and have won many awards for my singing. Irascible, perhaps, but not arrogant. He worked closely with Clara and Robert Schumann.
However, some celebrities are arrogant. I am not sure if he praised Beethoven in a similar manner. His conducting methods, which were often criticized, were highly volatile, bold, and unpredictable. Haydn was one of the outstanding European composers from the mid to late eighteenth century. It's an acquired taste so some feel like they're 'above' the herd as they can enjoy it. Maybe then you can stop whinging.
His most famous symphony is Symphony No. In no particular order: 1. On another note, I am amazed at the dislike of Liszt. I worked just as long and hard to develop my sound as you did. And you have not inspired any friendly feelings from me. Certainly the post-war atonalists have a reputation for arrogance: Stockhausen's artistic demeanor was one extreme self-genius promotion. In addition, he composed 35 piano sonatas, cantatas, and masses.