Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A Major

🎼🎶 Wednesday, August 25, 2021
For sheer joy and exuberance, nothing can compare with Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony, in A major. It was premiered in December 1813 at a charity concert for the benefit of soldiers wounded at the Battle of Hanau, and was an instant success.
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Schubert: the Trout Quintet in A Major

🎼🎶 Tuesday, August 24, 2021

One of the most delightful works written in A major (or indeed in any key) is Schubert's "Trout Quintet".

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Bach WTC Book 2- A Major

🎼🎶 Monday, August 23, 2021
We begin our exploration of the key of A major with this lyrical performance of Bach's Prelude and Fugue in A major from Book II of the Well-Tempered Clavier.
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Beethoven Sonata 12 in A flat major, Opus 26

🎼🎶 Saturday, August 21, 2021
Beethoven composed his twelfth piano sonata, the Opus 26 in A-flat major in 1800-1801, around the same time as he completed his First Symphony. It’s a most unusual sonata in that none of its four movements are written in the sonata form.
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Beethoven Sonata No. 31 in A flat, Opus 110

🎼🎶 Sunday, August 22, 2021

Beethoven rarely dated his works, but the Sonata in A-flat major Opus 110 bears the date December 25, 1821. And what a Christmas gift to the world!

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Bach: WTC Book 2 A flat Major

🎼🎶 Friday, August 20, 2021
The next step in our journey through the 24 keys of the well-tempered system is A-flat major. Without getting too complicated, A-flat major is never known as its enharmonic equivalent G-sharp major, because G-sharp major would have to have eight sharps in its key signature, including an F-double-sharp. This is theoretically possible, but there’s no reason to do it. A-flat major, on the other hand, has just four flats, making it perfectly convenient to use.
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Beethoven Fantasie opus 77 in G minor

🎼🎶 Thursday, August 19, 2021
The key of G minor gives us the opportunity to hear a little-known work by Beethoven, the Fantasy in G minor, Opus 77.
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Mozart Symphont No. 40 in G minor

🎼🎶 Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Staying in the key of G minor for today, we have Mozart’s wonderful symphony in G minor – the 40th of his 41 symphonies, only two of which were composed in minor keys (the other was the 25th, also in G minor).
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Bach: WTC Book 2, G minor

🎼🎶 Tuesday, August 17, 2021
We’ve reached G minor: number 16 in our journey through the 24 keys of the well-tempered system.
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Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

🎼🎶 Monday, August 16, 2021
One cannot take leave of the key of G major without hearing Mozart's Serenade in G, better known as "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" (a little night music).
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