Chess and MusicTwo games of Francois-Andre Danican Philidor. By Boris Schipkov, 17.11.2012
Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre
Chess and Opera in Vienna
Chess is a vibrant and dramatic musical composed in the mid eighties by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus of ABBA fame with lyrics by Tim Rice.
ABBA songs: Happy New Year, The Winner Takes It All, Dancing Queen, Take A Chance On Me, Thank You For The Music, Lay All Your Love On Me, Money, Money, Money.
I listened to about 100 symphonies by the classic composer, genius Joseph Haydn. The best, brilliant symphonies by Haydn: 6, 7, 13, 22, 31, 33, 39, 42, 45, 46, 48, 60, 61, 64, 82, 83, 88, 92, 94, 95, 96, 102, 104.
I listened to various performances of "The Queen of the Night Aria" from Mozart's Magic Flute. The best - Lucia Popp, 1964.
I listened to various performances of the "Moonlight Sonata" by Ludwig van Beethoven. The best - Friedrich Gulda, 1968.
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