This week, we’re listening in Slovakia, to Eugen Suchoň. Suchoň was a 20th century composer, and he grew up lying under his father’s piano, listening to him play and make music with other musicians.
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For the spring “semester” of weekly listening, we’ll be looking at composers whose last names begin with S from places that begin with S. This week, we’re listening to Zoran Simjanovic, from Serbia. He composes primarily cinematic music, dabbling a little bit in theatre music, and he founded and composed for several famous Yugoslavian rock […]
This week, we’re listening to Ottorino Respighi, an Italian composer from the 20th century. A pianist, violinist, and violist, he liked to compose in dance styles with romantic harmonies and textures.