OCA preloader logo
tradition Blog Posts - The Open College of the Arts
Explore #WeAreOCA
Skip Navigation
Browsing Category:

tradition


Firm foundations thumb

Firm foundations

In a series of meetings with Goethe, the great poet and dramatist in the 1820s, the young Mendelssohn engaged the aging poet, then in his seventies, in discussions of great depth regarding the importance of hearing and creating music as the continuation of tradition.   Goethe was having a difficult time understanding new music; he was […]

Read More