Classical Music Inspired by Spring Part 2

Are you enjoying the sunshine and the beautiful weather that comes with springtime? Do you love classical music? If you answered yes to either of those questions, check out this list of classical music inspired by spring! [Part 1 can be found here.] Claude Debussy’s Rondes de Printemps (“Round Dances of Spring”) From 1905 to […]

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Classical Music Inspired by Spring Part 1

Spring is right around the corner! To celebrate, here is a list of some classical works inspired by spring: “Spring” from The Four Seasons by Vivaldi (1678-1741) This famous work is part of Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons: four violin concerti that evoke images and moods for the corresponding season in nature. “Spring” was published with a poem […]

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Classical Music Inspired by Winter: Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky has some beautiful winter music

It’s almost December! I hope you are all enjoying this season of love, family, and twinkling lights. 🙂 I personally love the cold weather – especially the snow and the music! And because Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” is a winter classic, that got me thinking. Has he written any other music inspired by winter? The answer is yes! So in […]

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Classical Music Inspired by Autumn Part 1

It's officially autumn! Time to bust out sweaters and boots and pumpkin spice everything. And while you're at it, take a moment to listen to some of these classical works inspired by the new season.

It’s officially autumn! Time to bust out sweaters and boots and pumpkin spice everything. And while you’re at it, take a moment to listen to some of these classical works inspired by the new season. Antonio Vivaldi‘s Concerto no. 3 in F major, L’autunno (“Autumn” from The Four Seasons) Written around 1721, The Four Seasons is a hugely […]

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Classical Music Inspired by Water Part 2

Okay guys, here’s the second installment of the series Music Inspired by Water. Check out part one here! Last time we talked about orchestral music, so today’s playlist is piano works inspired by water. First up: Jeux d’eau (“Playing Water”) by Ravel (1875-1937). The composer himself said of this piano work: Jeux d’eau, appearing in 1901, is at the origin […]

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Classical Music Inspired by Water Part 1

Music inspired by the ocean

This weekend I’m spending a few days at the coast, so I thought I’d create a playlist of music inspired by the ocean. And because there are many many pieces that were inspired by and evoke images of water, expect future installments of this post. 🙂 [Click here for part two.] First up:  “Die Hebriden” […]

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