Corinne Keer

Ordering Noise: The Importance of Classical Music

Classical music is just sound, and it is beautiful to hear highly ordered sound. In 1906, composer Richard Strauss premiered a daring and salacious opera titled, Salome. The story is based on a tale from the Gospel of Matthew. In its beginning, Salome declares her love for the puritanical prophet, Jochanaan (John the Baptist). When he rejects her advances, Salome, with all the fury of... Continue Reading

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