The Music of Shen Yun – Incredibly Unique Classical Music

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra seeks to open up horizons in the world of Western music by combining the spirit, beauty, and distinctiveness of Chinese music with the precision, power, and grandeur of the Western Symphony Orchestra, has become an incredible group to view.

Top 5 Classical Music Composers of All Time

The list of the top 5 classical music composers of all time: Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Frederic Chopin.

Top 10 Best Known Classical Melodies (video)

Top 10 Best Known Classical Melodies: Classical music should be placed in a pedestal. This countdown of the top 10 best known classical melodies is for those who enjoy the genre. 10. Overture to William Tell, Gioachino Rossini An overture that is 12 minutes long, divided into 4 parts: depiction of the storm, the morning […]

The Five Greatest Classical Compositions Ever

Classical music has had a lot of hits throughout the centuries, and unlike the hits of today, their music is still recognized throughout the world today. Though there are many compositions that could be called masterpieces, these five have managed to earn the universal acclaim of just about every critic in history. 1. Symphony No. […]

Weather Inspired Classical Music

Weather has found expression in classical music, enticing listeners to journey and experience things in a whole new light.Weather inspired classical music, some good composers has tapped weather circumstances as subject for their musical works.

Combining East and West to Create Perfect Harmony Music

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra composers, Junyi Tan’s and Jing Xian’s answers to 1. “How do you utilize the characteristics of both Western and Chinese instruments in your compositions?” and 2. “What are the differences between traditional Chinese and Western instruments?”

Grammy Award Winning Conductor Bramwell Tovey

A lot of people believe that classical music is only for the olden times. But the fact is, the following for this genre of music is as strong as ever. Even better, there are musicians who keep this genre of music alive for the next generations. One of the most popular figures in modern classical […]

Gioachino Rossini– The most underrated of major composers?

Regular readers of Fred Plotkin’s article posts know that he absolutely adores the music and legacy of Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868). He ranks Rossini with Haydn and Berlioz as the most underrated of music’s major composers. Those who are only casually familiar with Rossini through his witticisms, comic operas, and inclination towards food and wine accept […]

Top 10 Greatest Classical Composers Ever (video)

Top 10 Greatest Classical Composers Ever: A survey was conducted with more or less 115 respondents on whom they think are the greatest classical composers. Listed here at what people think as the top 10 greatest classical composers ever. Some results didn’t come as a surprise, actually. 10. Gustav Mahler, 1860-1911 An Austrian composer and […]

American Symphonies to Tell ‘Distinctly American’ Stories

Writing a symphony and putting it in the American context is no mean feat. The composer must ensure that the material comes out fresh and vital. Talented composer Mohammed Fairouz shares the inspiring influences for his works, mostly symphonies that reflect his Middle Eastern roots, integrated with western structures. Through his music, Mohammed Fairouz has […]