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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 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 Craig Wright
This course fosters the development of aural skills that lead to an understanding of Western music.
by Robert Greenberg
Music: Heart, Soul and Dollar with Robert Greenberg speaking at the 2007 Chautauqua Institution Summer Program.
by Bonnie Whiting-Smith
A brief survey of the history of Western Music from the Middle Ages to the present. Much attention will be paid to the direct experience of listening to music and attendance of concerts.
Leonard Bernstein conducts a performance of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and discusses its history.
by Gustav Kobbe
Originally published in 1906, this book is essentially a how to guide on music appreciation. Includes sections on the pianoforte, orchestral, and vocal music. Good for anyone who wishes for a greater appreciation of the wonders of music.
by Lilli Lehmann
Lilli Lehmann, born Elisabeth Maria Lehmann, was a German operatic soprano of phenomenal versatility. She was also a voice teacher.
by Irwin Weil
During the previous two centuries, Russian speaking writers and composers have made extraordinary contributions to Russian literature and to the culture of the world.
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