Tag Archives: Ravel

Arbitrary Countdowns: Top 10 Most Beautiful Pieces

Beautiful is a word that gets overused way too much in music for me. It gets used to describe almost any slow, generally tonal piece of music, which bothers me, mostly because I think there should be a special realm … Continue reading

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Gershwin: American in Paris

Recently, and by that I mean the last month, I’ve been on a big Gershwin binge, and by that I mean hardly a day goes by when I don’t listen to something by him. Of course he is probably best … Continue reading

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Have I got a deal for you: Classical CDs

Believe it or not, there is actually a record store in my area. They actually have vinyl too so that just makes it even better. I was there the other day when I bought the above album: Karajan conducting the … Continue reading

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