Classical Music – Why you must listen to Beethoven (part 2) Oct04

Classical Music – Why you must listen to Bee...

Its been awhile since I’ve added to this series of articles. But because of the non-stop stream of emails demanding for more classical music tidbits I am finally returning to finish the work that I began (*please note this may or may not have actually happened). Because...

Why You Must Listen to Beethoven (Part One) Jul18

Why You Must Listen to Beethoven (Part One)

So, lords and ladies, we have arrived at last to what I believe to be the high point of the history of music. This week we will delve into the composer Ludwig Van Beethoven. Now don’t worry. I don’t honestly believe that because I say all sorts of great things about this...

Classical Music: Why You Must Listen – Part 1 Jan04

Classical Music: Why You Must Listen – Part 1

This is the first of many articles to convince skeptics, naysayers, and country music listeners (scoundrels all of them!) why they should turn down the Bieber and turn up the Beethoven. First of all, let me say that I believe in only two types of music:  good music and bad music.  Is all classical music good music?  Absolutely not.  In fact, even Mozart wrote some bad music.  Now some may argue about what defines good and bad music, but here are two general guidelines that I think are pretty hard to disagree with. Is it boring? Is it pointless? Notice that I left out anything about the way the music sounds.  That is because good...

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