Classical Music - John Mitchell
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Hi, I'm Vicky. Welcome to the official site of my husband, American composer John Mitchell. His music is unique in today's world. As classical as that of Beethoven or Schubert, but informed by a passion for rock 'n roll. As accessible as movie music, but of enduring value. Connected to what is deepest and truest in the human heart.

Old and new.

John and I performed in a concert celebrating the completion of the new First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Santa Monica, California, September 20, 2009. There's an mp4 file of John's performance: John Organ Recital. It's 30 minutes long, so be patient - it will take a few minutes to download even with a fast connection. (There were "technical problems" with the video of me - I forgot to recharge the camera.)

Recital at Brand Library in Glendale, California, Saturday, January 22, 2005 at 7 PM. click on the link for details.

The Sheremetyev Ensemble recorded four of John's chamber works in the summer and autumn of 2002 in Moscow, and that CD, Mitchell in Moscow, is available from CD Baby. In 2003 Seven Color Pieces for piano were recorded by Olga Papikian, and several of the Spanish songs by Yvonne Regalado Martin.

A CD of chamber music for wind instruments by MMC Recordings was recorded in Boston in 2005, with John's Op. 3 Sonata for Clarinet performed by Grammy-winning clarinetist Richard Stoltzman.

In addition to music, you can also find here pictures of famous poets, those whose works John has set to music: William Shakespeare, Michelangelo, John Donne, William Blake, Emily Brontë, Walt Whitman, Robert Frost, Sylvia Plath, Pablo Neruda, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, and many more.

We are very happy to present for the first time the music of a young and gifted composer: Julian Rasmussen of the Faroe Islands.

Try our Name That Composer! Quiz. If you get all 10 correct we'll send you a free CD (but it's Not Easy!).

To those who buy our CDs and sheet music, we love you! Thanks to you we continue to grow, with 21 languages and visitors from 145 countries, including Micronesia and Zimbabwe. Traffic to was more than 130,000 unique visitors and 300,000 pageviews in September 2008. It is my personal project, begun soon after I got my first computer in the summer of 2000. Here is the original first page: John Mitchell Art Songs 1964-2001. Obviously I had a lot to learn! John typed the list of his compositions--I was overwhelmed by the prospect of doing it myself. Everything done with computers, I've done. John spends most of his time writing music.

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Biography of John Mitchell


Complete list of musical works


Song clips in RealPlayer and mp3 formats

Free classical music downloads: chamber music, piano music, organ music and songs •
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Download The Beauty of Touch in rm, avi, mpeg1, mpeg2, and mp4 for iPod formats; download RealPlayer 10 and DivX player

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English, Spanish song lyrics, poems of famous poets


Music, art, poet biography, world news

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Portraits of poets and painters, masterpieces of classical art


Desktop wallpaper free download


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Free piano sheet music, free sheet music for voice and piano, chamber ensemble

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