Tag Archives: Classical Music

Philip Glass- The Hours (soundtrack)

I’ve been known to whine about how modern arts are still so overshadowed by the classics, especially with respect to music. Mozart, Beethoven and Bach are well known names, but few modern composers’names are known by anyone outside academic music … Continue reading

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Quartet for the End of Time, by Messiaen

This lovely, very modern sounding work, more jazz than classical, is one of the nice things that emerged out of the ugliness of WW2. Olivier Messiaen composed this piece for the 4 instruments that were available in the German POW … Continue reading

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