Category Archives: Classical Music

Beethoven 250 | Your monthly Ludwig for July

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Beethoven 250 | Your monthly Ludwig for June

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Beethoven 250 | Your monthly Ludwig for May

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Beethoven 250 | Your monthly Ludwig for April

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Beethoven 250 | Your monthly Ludwig for March

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Beethoven 250 | Your monthly Ludwig for February

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Beethoven 250 | Your monthly Ludwig for January

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December 16, 1770

The man that was born on this date in the year of our Lord 1770, the namesake of this blog, Ludwig van Beethoven, the “mighty thunderer,” quite possibly the greatest musical genius that ever lived, changed the course of Western … Continue reading

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Mahler’s glimpse of the eternal

Thirty-seven years ago, a mere lad of 25, I was already a veteran classical music and jazz fanatic. I bought LPs, attended classical concerts with the Miami Philharmonic, recitals by some pretty great pianists, operas, and heard great jazz at … Continue reading

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Is classical music racist?

About a month ago I was sent an article entitled “It’s Time To Let Classical Music Die” on New MusicUSA. In essence, the article posits that classical music, due to its establishment in “white” and mostly “male” enclaves is inherently … Continue reading

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