Here are the top ten articles for the Classical Music Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Maria Stuarda by Gaetano Donizetti
Gaetano Donizetti's opera Mary Stuart is a wonderful pastiche of coloratura style music and big choruses which is very enjoyable, especially the fight between Queen Elizabeth 1 and Mary Queen of Scots! Read on to learn more about it.
2. Sarastro in The Magic Flute
Learn more about one of the most important characters in The Magic Flute.
3. J S Bach's 48 Preludes and Fugues
Learn more about this important collection of keyboard works by J S Bach.
4. J S Bach's Brandenburg Concertos
Learn about the history, music and performances of J S Bach's six Brandenburg Concertos
5. Aldeburgh Festival Hesse Student Bursary
Learn more about how to attend the Aldeburgh Festival as a Hesse Student.
6. Der Neugierige by Franz Schubert
Schubert's lovely setting of Muller's poem, the sixth in the Die Schone Mullerin song cycle, is well worth getting to know.
7. Mozart and the Kochel Catalogue
Mozart's works are identified by the use of K numbers. Learn more about the Kochel catalogue!
8. Das Wandern by Franz Schubert
The first song in Schubert's Die Schone Mullerin, Das Wandern sets the scene for the unfolding story line.
9. The Worst Classical Music Recordings Ever
Seriously awful Classical music recordings which may or may not entertain all the family!
10. Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Disk Review
Read about a nice collection of performances of works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart including Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, the 40th Symphony and Piano Concerto in C Major K 467.
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