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Scarlatti by Scott Ross – Sonatas K1 – K99 + Presentation (recording of the Century)
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Scarlatti by Scott Ross – Sonatas K1 – K99 + Presentation (recording of the Century)

« Vivi felice » (Live happily). These are the final words of the preface to the only collection of Scarlatti’s pieces for keyboard instrument published during his lifetime. The words express a warm and generous wish. They are more than the

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The Truth About Wyatt Earp’s Death
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10 Largest WWE Superstars Of The 21st Century: Where Are They Now?

10 Largest WWE Superstars Of The 21st Century: Where Are They Now? 10) Chris Masters When Chris Masters debuted in the WWE, his incredible physique and grand entrance quickly earned him the nickname ‘The Masterpiece’ Posing like Auguste Rodin’s ‘The

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Schubert – Winterreise D 911 / New Mastering + Presentation (Century’s recording : Hans Hotter 1942)
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Schubert – Winterreise D 911 / New Mastering + Presentation (Century’s recording : Hans Hotter 1942)

When Hans Hotter gave his last public performance of Schubert’s Winterreise, he was already approaching his 80th birthday. He had first essayed the cycle in public in Hamburg in 1941, when, at the age of 32, he was already the

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Haydn – Armida Opera + Presentation (Jessye Norman – Century’s recording : Antal Dorati)
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Haydn – Armida Opera + Presentation (Jessye Norman – Century’s recording : Antal Dorati)

Relying for its dramatic character on the Baroque opera type dominated by arias, Haydn’s ‘Armida’ contains an abundance of arias full of figurative expression and constructed generally in a not too strict ternary form. What particularly distinguishes this work is

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The Story Of K9999 And Nameless – KOF Lore
Couperin – Complete Works on Piano + Presentation (Century’s recording : Pierre Etcheverry)
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Couperin – Complete Works on Piano + Presentation (Century’s recording : Pierre Etcheverry)

Nicknamed “le Grand” (The Great) because of his exceptional mastery of the organ, François Couperin is the most illustrious member of a great family of musicians and is considered one of the greatest French composers of his time. The ‘Pièces

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Haydn – Orlando Paladino Opera + Presentation (Elly Ameling – Century’s recording : Antal Dorati)
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Haydn – Orlando Paladino Opera + Presentation (Elly Ameling – Century’s recording : Antal Dorati)

It seems unlikely that Mozart or his librettist knew Haydn’s ‘’Orlando Paladino’’. Nevertheless a certain affinity is apparent in the musical characterisation of Haydn’s Medoro and Mozart’s Don Ottavio. Similarly, Angelica impresses us almost as a sister of Donna Anna,

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Satie by France Clidat – Complete Piano Works / Gnossiennes.. + Presentation (Century’s recording)
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Satie by France Clidat – Complete Piano Works / Gnossiennes.. + Presentation (Century’s recording)

The most important image that posterity has retained of Satie is that of a humorist, a whimsical composer devoted to provocation. extravagance and even audacity, as much in his music as in his behaviour. Many of the titles which he

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Battle of Quebec | Animated History
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Battle of Quebec | Animated History

This video is sponsored by the armchair historian website more on that later Today we’re going to talk about the unsuccessful American invasion of Canada. The first one let’s start with some context in 1763 the British Empire emerged victorious

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