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Quotes About Sergei Rachmaninoff

“It is as a composer that his name will live longest. He was the last of the colourful Russian masters of the late 19th cent, with their characteristic gift for long and broad melodies imbued with a resigned melancholy which is never long absent.” 221 more words


Paper at Seminar "Cipriano de Rore: 1515-2015"

Next Wednesday, 27 (15:00), I’ll be presenting a paper at the Seminar “Cipriano de Rore: 1515-2015″, at the Colégio Mateus d’Aranda, School of Arts, University of Évora. 99 more words

Sacred Music

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… 688 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