I’ll begin with Love. My first introduction to classical music, came from my father’s vinyl and  CDs, which he played on Sundays after Mass. The recurring albums were Verdi’s Aida; the  Giulio Cesare recording featuring Beverly Sills and Norman Treigle; The 1976 recording of  Handel’s Messiah under the baton of... Read More
Music, an intricate tapestry of sound and silence, has been humanity’s most profound source of expression and inspiration for centuries. It transcends borders, languages, and cultures, serving as a universal language that binds us all. Over the years, many maestros, composers, and musical aficionados have eloquently captured the essence of... Read More
We review tonebase piano lessons: from the platform’s core offer, to its additional features, pricing, and user testimonials. Since its launch in 2017, tonebase has produced hundreds of high-quality music lessons taught by professors from top schools. At its core, the platform’s mission is to democratize access to high-quality music... Read More
In Mordents’ new interview, star pianist AyseDeniz shares her experience filming in an UNESCO World Heritage site, how she first took an interest in composing, and the story behind her Borderless Piano Project. Mordents Magazine: How do you manage to stay on top of things between a concert career, maintaining... Read More
Paganini, the greatest violinist of all time Born in 1782 in the Republic of Genoa, Nicola Paganini began playing the mandolin at the age of 5 before turning to the violin two years later. A virtuoso and precocious violinist, but also a great composer of the romantic era, he truly... Read More
If you’re looking for the softest, most intimate, and most seductive melodies, then the trumpet is a musical instrument for you. Also, if you’re after energetic themes that evoke power and inspiration, you’ve come to the right address. In this article, we’ll talk about 13 famous trumpeters who defined the... Read More
Friedrich Nietzsche is primarily noted for his philosophical work, but as André Schaeffner said: “In the whole history of philosophy it would be impossible to find another philosopher who frequented musicians to such an extent”. Besides being friends with musicians, such as Wagner and von Bülow, Nietzsche frequently contemplated music.... Read More
It was easy(or not?) to decide who should belong to the top 10 of the best flutists in the world. But, the discussion begins with the ordering of the rankings due to the subjectivity involved. That’s why Mordents won’t rank them so any of them could take the first place,... Read More

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