There are a lot of symphonies and tunes performed at orchestras nowadays that came from even 18th century and are still well-known to the public. They are being covered by different instruments, made into different genres and even created into remixes, also you can hear them being used in a countless number of movies. To reminisce them, here is a list of a few outstanding classical musical pieces.
Beethoven – Für Elise
This tune has not seen the daylight when Beethoven was still alive, just after 40 years, after we lost such an inspiring author, the piece was revealed to the public. The title translated to English means “For Elise” but it is still not known who this Elise was. Some producers think that the original title was misread, and it was supposed to say the name of Therese, the name of the closest Beethoven’s friend. The catchy melody was written and accompanied by piano. To this day, this popular piece is being improvised for jazz music covers.
Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
The piece of classical music “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik”, in another name “Serenade Number 13”, was written by genius composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the 18th century. With all the beautiful work he has been made, he kept it all in his music diary with the small details about them.
The tune was used in many films such as in “Ace Ventura” starring Jim Carrey, also in myriad TV shows, adds and movies. It has been remarkably used in the biographical film about himself called “Amadeus”.
Puccini – ‘O mio babbino caro’ from Gianni Schicchi
It is performed by Lauretta who is trying to get her father into accepting hers and Rinuccio love and approving their marriage. The greatly appreciated piece came from the one-act opera by Gianni Schicchi and it became the melody of romance.
Beethoven – Symphony No. 5
It is the Beethoven’s symphony that probably mass of people know from the uprising opening of strong popular chords of all time. Part of experts says it sounds like your destiny is calling on your door to meet you and embrace you of what is yet to come. But who knows what the brilliant author meant behind it, most important is that it came to live forever?
Vivaldi – The Four Seasons
Antonio Vivaldi with a faction of 4 violins composed “The Four Seasons”. Every separate violin brings out excitement about each season of the year and explicates its glory – stormy summer, dark autumn, arctic winter and sunny spring. With the four concertos combined, the piece of the music art became famous around the world.
Bizet – Carmen
“Carmen” opera was an astonishing performance in the nineteenth century, and it has been a standout, considering many other competitors (“Les deux aveugles”, “Genoveva”, “Lohengrin”). It became one of the most fortunate operas of all-time. Additionally, taking into account its fame and success, “Pixar” animation studio made use of it by putting into their animated film “Up”; also the epic Tom and Jerry never-ending catching and hide & seek game found “Carmen” tune fitting.