Los Angeles. An interview with pianist, composer and teacher Deniz Türkmen. The CosmoPolite Times: Let’s start right away. Are streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music and Co. having a positive or negative impact on the music world? Deniz Türkmen: Well, streaming services are of course perfect for musicians who don’t have contracts with famous record companies and sponsors. In the olden days, you had to … Continue reading The life of a pianist: Has Spotify, Apple Music and Co. changed everything?
Salzburg is famous as the Austrian city where Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart flourished as a talented musician. Of course, you can celebrate his history and purchase Mozart souvenirs from the many gift shops, chocolate shops and information centres in the city, but why not enjoy a true Mozart-inspired experience with one of the city’s operas?Once you’ve arrived at your accommodation on your Salzburg airport transportation, it’s … Continue reading Experience the Magic Opera in Salzburg
Of all of the classical music played today, perhaps the most popular is still Beethoven, who remains an icon to many musicians who aspire to master his compositions. Playing the piano just requires a learning of the notes and practice, so all anyone needs to do is pick a song and practice them, or pick a series of notes to begin their own composition. However, … Continue reading Learning from Beethoven