Tag Archives: Germany

April 24

Divergent Directions: Music in the Twentieth Century

Music in the twentieth century saw composers moving in multiple directions. Some sought to break free from the strictures of harmony and the conventions of previous periods, while others rejected modernist ideologies. Nearly all composers felt the influence of communist and fascist regimes in Europe, either directly through censorship, or through working in opposition. The […]

July 04

A midsummer’s update

A little bit about music, a little about travel, maybe a humorous observation or two… It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything so here’s a little update on what’s been going on. I’ve been back in Scandinavia onboard the Eclipse for almost two months now. The sun doesn’t really set these days…it just takes […]