About History Notes

History Notes is a look back at moments in history as seen and interpreted by great composers, and reflected in their music.  It tells the stories of great artists, the inspiration behind their great works, and sometimes their struggles against injustice.  History Notes puts great musical works into the context of the times in which they were written and sheds light on the lives of their composers.  It’s for music lovers, history buffs, educators, and anyone who likes a good story.  Join us on a tour through history from the Age of Enlightenment to the Cold War and beyond.