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Classical Music

12 Reasons you should be listening to Handel’s Messiah

You don't need to have classical musical training to appreciate the power and the beauty of this composition (which is not just for Christmas).

Andrea Bocelli reimagines the Ave Maria

This touching duet finds its lyrics in the Hail Mary.

The “devil’s chord”: A forbidden medieval musical sequence

If you thought Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” was spooky, think again.

The spookiest music for Halloween: “Danse Macabre”

The "Danse Macabre" is a late Middle Ages notion that helped shape the Halloween we know today.

5 Surprisingly deep benefits of listening to classical music

Even for a country or rock fan, classical music can reduce stress and boost creativity, among other things.

Andrea Bocelli’s first original single in 14 years: “If Only”

This is the first single released from his upcoming album, 'Si.'

Andrea Bocelli in Fatima: Here every breath is a prayer

Every mother symbolizes Her, every womb giving life incarnates Her and brings Her among us ...

Musical families: Before the Von Trapps, there were the Bachs

Johann Sebastian Bach had 20 children, some of whom became famous composers themselves.

Listen to Handel’s Messiah, conducted by Sir Colin Davies

First performed in Dublin on 13 April 1742, the oratorio is a Christmas classic.

How to get kids interested in classical music

These resources and ideas come from an opera singer who's a mom of 5, so take note!

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