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Ancient Egyptian arched harp (shoulder harp) frem c. BCE, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art / musical instruments

Arched Harp (shoulder harp) | New Kingdom | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Egyptian arched harps from Dynasty 4 onward coexisted with a great variety of harps in different shapes and sizes. Two harp types were most common—the arched harp with a curved neck, like this one, and the angled harp with a neck sharply perpendicular to the body

Stradivarius 'Ole Bull' Violin Only 11 ornamented Stradivarius instruments survive today. This violin, named Ole Bull, is one of them. It is housed at the Smithsonian Museum of American History as part of a Stradivarius quartet. Sound Of Music, Music Is Life, My Music, Music Mood, Music Wall, Violin Tumblr, Ole Bull, Art Ancien, Orchestra

Stradivarius 'Ole Bull' Violin

Only 11 ornamented Stradivarius instruments survive today. This violin, named Ole Bull, is one of them. It is housed at the Smithsonian Museum of American History as part of a Stradivarius quartet.

Mikhail Baryshnikov - sexiest ballet dancer ever!

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Russian composer, and a member of the group known as The Five. He was a master of orchestration. Dance Music, New Music, Classical Music Composers, Opera Singers, Piano Sheet Music, Music Theory, Folklore, Easter Festival, Entertainment

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (Russian Composer) Known for his work Composition Capriccio Espagauol known as the Russian Easter Festival. He is considered the architect of the Russian Style of Composition. He mainly uses Russian themes and fairytales and folklore as his subject matter when composing. His style influences not only the Russian's but the French, English, German and American composers as well.

Why Yehudi Menuhin matters: The musician, whose centennial is being marked with CD sets and tributes, was the most beloved violinist of his time, with fans including Albert Einstein. Violin Music, Jazz Guitar, Art Music, Cello, Sound Of Music, Music Love, Hollywood Star Walk, Classical Music Composers, Conductors

Yehudi Menuhin

Born April 22, 1916 in New York, NY. Died March 12, 1999 of heart failure in Berlin, Germany

Franz Liszt (Hungarian, seated, playing piano duet with violinist Arma Senkrah (American, Library of Congress. In 1885 at age Senkrah met Liszt and was welcomed into his circle of friends and professional. Music Love, Music Is Life, My Music, Reggae Music, Classical Music Composers, Romantic Composers, Playing Piano, Opera Singers, Jolie Photo

The Franz Liszt 200th Anniversary Celebration Year closes...but his imperishable music continues to inspire...

Click on photographs to enlarge I must say I agree with Vladimir Ashkenazy when he was asked to 'comment on Mozart'. What an one possibl…

Maria Callas als Floria Tosca in Act II van Puccini’s opera Tosca - Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London 1964 Maria Callas, Opera Music, Opera Singers, Mike Brant, Placido Domingo, Divas, Opera News, Marina Abramovic, Victoria And Albert Museum

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Maria Callas, Commendatore OMRI – Hailed as La Divina she was one of the most renowned opera singers of the A soprano with an impressive bel canto technique and great dramatic gifts. Maria Callas, Tyne Daly, Ballet Music, Classical Opera, Classical Music Composers, Opera Singers, Sound Of Music, Female Singers, Women In History

Maria Callas, Commendatore OMRI (Dec 2, 1923 – Sept 16, 1977) was an American-born Greek soprano and one of the most renowned opera singers of the 20th century. She combined an impressive bel canto technique, a wide-ranging voice and great dramatic gifts. An extremely versatile singer, her repertoire ranged from classical opera seria to the bel canto operas of Donizetti, Bellini and Rossini; further, the works of Verdi and Puccini; and, in her early career, hailed as La Divina.

Leonard Bernstein completes work on the musical West Side Story. Herbert Von Karajan, Glenn Miller, West Side Story, Bradley Cooper, Nellie Bly, Classical Music Composers, Leonard Bernstein, Opera Singers, Music Quotes

Leonard Bernstein August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the United States of America to receive worldwide acclaim. According to The New York Times, he was "one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history."[2] He is quite possibly the conductor whose name is best known to the public in general, especially the American public.

Sergei Rachmaninoff plays his Piano Concerto No. 2 - Recorded in 1929 by RCA victor with Rachmaninoff's favorite orchestra; the Philadelphia Orchestra. Leopold Stokowski is conducting. Sound Of Music, My Music, Tapestry Of Grace, Classical Music Composers, Romantic Period, Piano Lessons, Piano Music, Me Me Me Song, Art History

Sergei Rachmaninoff plays his Piano Concerto No. 2

Here is Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) himself playing the first movement (Moderato) from his second piano concerto. Written between 1900 and 1901, Rachmaninoff sl...