Happy Valentine’s Day! In celebration of the holiday, we’re going to be diving deep into three real-life love stories of composers.
The first one is a perfectly lovely, normal romance.
The second one is a tragic love triangle.
The third one is…well…more of a stalker situation than a love story. But it resulted in a musical masterpiece.
This episode is filled with beautiful excerpts from songs that were inspired by these real-life romances. Be sure to check out the playlist below to hear the music from the episode in its entirety!
Links Mentioned in this Episode:
Parent-Child Piano 101 Workshop: Everything You Need to Know to Play Your 1st Song at the Piano
Music Heard in this Episode:
Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook (complete) P. Barton, FEURICH harmonic pedal piano
Schumann – Bunte Blätter, Op. 99 – Grigory Sokolov, Geneva 12.12.2020
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Schumann, Op.9 (Barenboim, Biret)
Berlioz : Symphonie Fantastique (Fantastical Symphony)
Music Listening Schedule for Episode 90
I’ve created a YouTube playlist for you that includes a variety of incredible music inspired by the romances you learned about today. Many of these songs are lengthy, so I suggest using the playlist as background music while you complete other activities!
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