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1812 Overture: The One Creative Thing You Must Hear This Week

Maybe it’s the fireworks boiling my blood for this weeks’ pick. Who can know these things? What we all know is what the finale of this piece sounds like because it is extremely overused in film. The piece in its entirety is much more beautiful than the finale on its own. Recently, I spent a few months training to be a professional concert pianist. Needless to say, despite my intense dedication this plan did not pan out entirely. Well, okay. One good thing that came of my months of training was a deep appreciation for classical music. Continue reading

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