I'm a bit behind this week, but do not want to forget to point you to the Romantic listening journals which are now posted and commented on for your enjoyment. You'll read several takes on Albéniz’s Suites españolas, a give and take on historicity in music through Louis Spohr's Historical Symphony, and be exposed to the fascinating (and undervalued) music of Anthony Philip Heinrich. Go on and read a few. Where else will you learn about The Ornithological Combat of Kings?
This blog is designed for students enrolled in Writing Intensive courses through the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance to share their thoughts and reactions to the rich tradition of Western Music. Follow the blog links below to read on.