Category Archives: Classical Memories

Classical Memories 19 December: Louis-Nicolas Clérambault


  On this day in 1676 the French composer Louis-Nicolas Clérambault died. The clip is Clérambault’s Panis angelicus, motet du Saint Sacrement   Advertisements

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Classical Memories 18 December: Edward Alexander MacDowell


  The American composer Edward Alexander MacDowell was born on this day in 1860. The clip is MacDowell’s Piano Concerto No.1 performed by the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland under the baton of Arthur Fagen  

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Classical Memories 17 December: Peter Warlock


  The English composer Peter Warlock died today in 1930. The featured video is Warlock’s song Sleep

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Classical Memories 17 December: Domenico Cimarosa


  On this day in 1749 the Italian composer Domenico Cimarosa was born. The featured clip is Ciamarosa’s Oboe Concerto in C Major.

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Classical Memories 13 December: Mykola Dmytrovych Leontovych


The Ukrainian composer Mykola Dmytrovych Leontovych was born on this day in 1877. The clip is Leontovych’s Carol of the Bells performed by The Piano Guys.

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Classical Memories 12 December: Lodovico Giustini


  The Italian composer Lodovico Giustini was born on this day in 1803. The clip is Giustini’s Sonata No 9 played by Andrea Coen

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Classical Memories 11 December: Hector Berlioz


  On this day in 1803 the French composer Hector Berlioz was born. The featured video is Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique performed in 1964 by Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire under the direction of André Cluytens

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Classical Memories 10 December: César-Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-Hubert Franck


  The Belgian composer César-Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-Hubert Franck was born on this day in 1822. The featured video is Franck’s Violin Sonata performed by Krystian Zimerman and Kaja Danczowska  

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Classical Memories 9 December: Pietro Alessandro Guglielmi


  The Italian composer Pietro Alessandro Guglielmi was born today in 1728. The featured clip is Guglielmi’s Overture ‘Debora e Sisara’ performed by Orchestra da Camera under the baton of Paolo Biancalana

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Classical Memories 8 December: František Xaver Dušek


  The Czech composer František Xaver Dušek was born on this day in 1731. The video clip is Dušek’s Divertimento C Major performed by Silesian Chamber Orchestra Ostrava directed by Pavel Vítek

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