Hello Again

I’m back with more of the classics you have been waiting to hear. Did you know that in addition to being an amazing composer, Felix Mendelssohn was also a painter? I did not know that. A couple of his paintings appear below, along with three of his Number One hits. Wedding March: A Midsummer Night’sContinue reading “Hello Again”

Fingal’s Cave

Here is another song about a place I didn’t know existed. Felix Mendelssohn wrote a song about Fingal’s Cave in Scotland in 1829. I have added a few sound effects so you can really get the feeling of what it must be like to be there. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fingal%27s_Cave Another Mendelssohn song used at the beginning ofContinue reading “Fingal’s Cave”

You Learn Something New Every Day

I was going through my “Big Book of Classical Music” this morning, and blindly pointed to a song to work on. I landed on “Funeral March of a Marionette.” I listened to it on my music player first, and was I ever surprised. It turned out to be the theme song from “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.”Continue reading “You Learn Something New Every Day”