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The Music Room

"We are speaking of music, Madam," said he, when no longer able to avoid a reply.

"Of music! Then pray speak aloud. It is of all subjects my delight. I must have my share in the conversation, if you are speaking of music. There are few people in England, I suppose, who have more true enjoyment of music than myself, or a better natural taste. If I had ever learnt, I should have been a great proficient."

--Mr. Darcy and Lady Catherine de Bourgh in Pride and Prejudice.

Ever since I began playing the violin when I was three years old, I have had an abiding love affair with music. Like no other medium on earth, music has the power to lift your spirits, touch your heart, and calm your soul. I hope that you feel the same way after exploring some of the music resources below.

Classical Music

  • Classical Net--The definitive resource for lovers of classical music, with repertoire lists, composer data and works lists, music reviews, and more.

  • The Mozart Project--A beautiful site about the life, times, and music of the greatest genius in the world of classical music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

  • The Mozart Page at Midiworld--The next best thing to the real recordings! Listen to MIDI versions of Mozart's "greatest hits."

  • The Art of Ludwig van Beethoven --Detailed info on Beethoven's life and works, as well as Real Audio clips of his compositions.

    "Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life."--Berthold Auerbach

    Other Beautiful Music

  • Anne of Green Gables--Order Hagood Hardy's enchanting original score for the Kevin Sullivan productions of Anne of Green Gables and Anne of Avonlea. (Also listen to soundclips from the CD!)

  • PLUGGED: the unofficial Paul McCartney homepage--Extensive info about the greatest pop singer/songwriter of all time, Paul McCartney.

  • Elizabeth's Classic Movie Music Gallery--This site is part of a fantastic classic movie page linked to my Drawing Room, and it contains many songs from classic movie soundtracks that rank among the best music ever written.

    "Music is the vernacular of the human soul."--Geoffrey Latham