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High school senior has a love of composing

Meet this Page High School composer, who spent five months working on his last piece — performed recently on the UNCG campus by the Greensboro Youth Symphony Orchestra. 29 more words

Class Act

May 24 ~ Today in Music History

• 1610 ~ Giovanni Battista Chinelli, Composer

• 1677 ~ Alexandre de Villenueve, Composer

• 1736 ~ Juan de Sesse y Balaguer, Composer

• 1754 ~ Giacomo Conti, Composer… 669 more words


"...imbue his music with a deep humility."

Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884) 

  • Life and music

On the 24th May 1875 Bedrich Smetana admitted himself for a months treatment to help cure his deafness. Unfortunately it would be a waste of money. 195 more words


May 23 ~ Today in Music History

• 1644 ~ Thomas Eisenhut, Composer

• 1696 ~ Johann Caspar Vogler, Composer

• 1737 ~ Louis François Chambray, Composer

• 1741 ~ Andrea Lucchesi, Composer… 531 more words


Wagner, God, and the Feminine

Richard Wagner was born on May 22 1813. He was known as a raging narcissist, an antisemite, and an unfaithful man. He railed against Jews, failed to pay back money, cheated on his wife, and stirred up political hatred, now as then. 641 more words

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