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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

 

What are some good works to know for those new to classical music?

 

Take a look at the Introduction to Classical Music and the Famous Recordings pages.

 

How does one learn to compose music?

 

The Composition section has a range of articles on this topic.Some touch on where to find sources of inspiration, others discuss structural and organizational issues, and some focus on historical and cultural aspects of music writing.

 

What are the main themes and styles from different periods in music history?

 

The History section discusses not just what happened in each period, but also the relevance of the trends to music and composition in general.Learning about diverse types of music in history, from sea shanties to dances to movie music, can help inform and inspire oneís writing and performing.

 

What is the European Union official anthem?

 

The anthem is Beethovenís Ode to Joy from his 9th Symphony.The EU adopted it as their anthem in 1972.

 

 

 

 

 

For questions and comments

 

Please feel free to contact LIFTOFF! at any time with questions about music, suggestions for content, musician or ensemble information, or reciprocal links.Send email to liftoffcm@yahoo.com.

 

 

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