“Variations on a Theme by Haydn,” theme originally composed by… not Haydn.
‘Tis the season for… jazz combos?
This translates to, AN ICE CREAM FOR EVERYONE! Sounds like a tune that’s right up my alley, even though I have to wear three pairs of socks and two hoodies to not freeze to death in my apartment.
Francis Poulenc was a French dude who wrote loads of music, including the popular opera, Dialogues des Carmelites, and this marginally interesting piano sonata. Read on to learn more about my 100% factual opinions about Poulenc and piano music.
Dinah Washington led a prolific and successful career, but died before her time due to weight loss drugs.
This singer sounds like a drunk John Lennon. Like, really drunk.
“Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!”
Memo to musicians: Please, for the love of everything, stop using dorky backup vocals.
Saint Lucia as in the island in the Caribbean, not the woman who was the inspiration for German holiday wreath-wearing customs.
Happy birthday, Persephone! I have been at Persephone a little more than a year and a half now, and it has been one of the greatest things ever to happen to me. I have met some amazing people and it has allowed me to channel my love of music and lists into long diatribes about […]
Thanks, Bach, for creating the quintessential boring organ music. You genius, you.
I’ve loved Bulgarian-style women’s choirs since a friend first introduced me to them back in 2008. These harmonies are tighter than the jeans I just pulled out of the dryer and more precise than winged eyeliner.
Bob Thompson, inventor of “Space Age Pop,” recorded this piece of music with the Bob Thompson Orchestra and the Bob Thompson Chorus. Chill out, Bob Thompson, we know it’s all about you.
Convinced that Forgotify is trying to make me look like an opportunistic journalist, I regret to inform you that I actually performed this work less than three weeks ago.
Don’t mind me, I’ll just be over here crying in the corner because I just fell in love with an artist who retired from music in 1966.