"You think it is one instrument? It is a hundred instruments!"

Anton Rubinstein on the tonal possibilities available at the piano (via sonateharder)

Compare with Segovia: “The piano is a monster that screams when you touch its teeth.” I think they were both correct.

(via leadingtone)

(via leadingtone)

"Music can name the un-nameable and communicate the unknowable." -Leonard Bernstein 
Happy birthday, Lenny!

"Music can name the un-nameable and communicate the unknowable." -Leonard Bernstein

Happy birthday, Lenny!

The King of Jazz Won’t Shoot Your Eye Out! 
Learn all about the amazing Ferde Grofe, along with his most famous piece, in our latest podcast.

The King of Jazz Won’t Shoot Your Eye Out!

Learn all about the amazing Ferde Grofe, along with his most famous piece, in our latest podcast.

Hey guys, clouds CAN play the piano. Dude.

(Source: fastcodesign.com, via kqedscience)

Neil Balm on why the trumpet is dangerous. Great one-minute peek into the life of a trumpeter!

lincolncenter:

The Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra’s Neil Balm explains why “playing the trumpet is a dangerous thing.”

Meet other members of the Festival Orchestra: http://bit.ly/MeetTheOrch

Scroll over the chart to hear your mood expressed by 18 different musical genres!

Scroll over the chart to hear your mood expressed by 18 different musical genres!

conductorland:

Conductor Lorin Maazel talks to Universal Edition about the music of Gustav Mahler.

Poulenc and Picasso! Awesome.

composersdoingnormalshit:

Francis Poulenc kickin it with Pablo Picasso.

Poulenc and Picasso! Awesome.

composersdoingnormalshit:

Francis Poulenc kickin it with Pablo Picasso.

The Benefits of Music Education.

The Benefits of Music Education.

(Source: pianosplus, via bsharpcflat)

We recently caught up with Susan Orlean to talk classical music. She digs it!

We recently caught up with Susan Orlean to talk classical music. She digs it!