How to learn to understand the classical music
Music / / December 19, 2019
Layfhaker tells what to do if you want to listen to classical music, but do not know where to start.
You can sequentially listen to the works of masters of classical music, such as Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Tchaikovsky.
To begin, it is best to fit the Brandenburg concertos by Bach, Symphony number 5 and number 7 of Beethoven's opera "Don Giovanni" or Sonata for Violin and Piano by number 21 by Mozart, Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony or his music for the ballet "Nutcracker".
If you are interested in a particular period, start to get acquainted with the works of composers who worked then. Parallel can explore their biographies and features of creativity. For this fit, even articles from "Wikipedia".
For those who do not want to delve into the creation of specific composers, best suitable overview acquaintance with the works of different periods. Listen to the music compilation. A lot of them on YouTube. Start, for example, with a four-hour collections of 100 known classical compositions or with the best piano classics.
Write out the authors of favorite works, so you better get acquainted with their creativity.
How to listen to classical music correctly
Right way to listen to classical music, as well as any other music, no. Listen as you like. But to better understand the work, make yourself comfortable, use high-quality speakers and headphones, focus only on the music, and do not do other things in parallel. Keep track of melody and rhythm.
How to learn more
Read about favorite composers materials on the Internet. Start with articles from "Wikipedia". About the many famous musicians also published books in the series "Life of Remarkable People". A great option for a more detailed acquaintance with the basics - "Partial and final history of classical music" Stephen Fry.
Find out whether held in your city public lectures on the classics. If possible, go to them and classical concerts.