Composers Corner: Henry Purcell
Henry Purcell is the most famous of all English Baroque composers, as well as one of the best-known composers of any era to originate from the British Isles. His career preceded that of the two most famous composers of the era — G.F. Handel and J.S. Bach — and was considered a strong influence on both their careers, even though Purcell never left England.Five Simple Improvements That Could Make The Vinyl Revival Even More Enjoyable
Few people could be enjoying the revival of vinyl music as much as I am, a trend that is lifting my spirits but denting my bank account. The collection from my teen and college years was lost to fire a number of years ago, so I am now trying to replace most of my favorites from back then. For those older ones I of course browse used record stores, which usually have them priced from anywhere between a buck and ten dollars.Ten Pairs of Ex-Band Members Who Reconnected To Become Self-Titled Bands
The history of rock and roll is filled with bands who have broken up because of fighting among their members. More often than not, it has been the conflict between the two group leaders that eventually brought on the band’s demise. The most obvious example is the clash between John Lennon and Paul McCartney, the great songwriting team responsible for most of the best hits by The Beatles.The World’s Top 10 Best Jazz Guitarists of All Time
There can be no denying it, jazz music has shaped the course of music history like no other genre. It’s given way to some of the greatest musicians the world has ever known, and inspired some of the world’s most influential musicians.V Festival 2016 Review
Your 21st is always one to remember, especially when you’re one of the most popular music festivals in the world. V Fest 2016 marked the 21st time that acts had taken to Chelmford’s Hylands Park and Stafford’s Weston Park, and it was clear that organisers had pulled out all the stops.