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by William Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet is perhaps the most famous of Shakespeare’s plays and is thought to be the most famous love story in Western history.
by Benjamin Zander
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Benjamin Zander has two infectious passions: classical music, and helping us all realize our untapped love for it -- and by extension, our untapped love for all new possibilities, new experiences, new connections.
by Craig Wright
This course fosters the development of aural skills that lead to an understanding of Western music.
by Antonio Damasio
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In this edition of CARTAs Evolutionary Origins of Art and Aesthetics Series, three world-renowned researchers Antonio Damasio, Helen Fisher and Isabelle Peretz share their insights into the neural basis of art, creativity, emotions and music and the powerful roles they play in the evolution of the human species.
by Robert Greenberg
Music: Heart, Soul and Dollar with Robert Greenberg speaking at the 2007 Chautauqua Institution Summer Program.
by Lilli Lehmann
Lilli Lehmann, born Elisabeth Maria Lehmann, was a German operatic soprano of phenomenal versatility. She was also a voice teacher.
by Ellen Harris
MIT Professor of Music Ellen Harris discusses Handel's chamber cantatas written from 1706-23, from a social point of view, exposing the exclusive and secret homosexual society in which they were created.
by Kay Redfield Jamison
Music and the Brain is a thought-provoking two-year cycle of lectures and special presentations at the Library of Congress that highlights an explosion of new research on music and the brain.
by Mary Dave Blackman
An introduction to the development of music, with an emphasis on art music of the Western hemisphere. Topics include elements of music, instruments and ensembles, form, styles and periods, including major composers and work.
by Amy Muchnick
A study of the ways music creatively expresses self-understanding, cultural environment, and aesthetic values from ancient to modern times.
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