Tôru Takemitsu
Created Aug. 2, 2019 18 items

This list features the works "Sayounara," "Moeru Aki," and "Potsunen" composed by Tôru Takemitsu, (1930-1996).

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Paul Hindemith - Little Sonata for Viola d'amore
Created July 24, 2018 25 items

An accomplished violist himself, German composer Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) wrote several chamber works for viola and its baroque ...

Edvard Grieg - Two Elegiac Melodies, op. 34
Created July 10, 2018 35 items

This playlist features Edvard Grieg's (1843-1907) Two Elegiac Melodies, op. 34, for string orchestra. These two pieces were ...

Missa Solemnis - Ludwig van Beethoven
Created June 27, 2018 42 items

<em>Missa solemnis</em>, Beethoven's second mass, was written to honor the appointment of Archduke Rudolph of Austria as Cardinal-Archbishop ...


Florence Foster Jenkins
Created today 12 items

Florence Foster Jenkins (1868-1944) was an American socialite and amateur soprano. Historian Stephen Pile ranked her as "the ...

Antonín Dvořák's Te Deum
Created today 1 item

Antonín Dvořák's <i>Te Deum</i> premiered on October 21, 1892 at Carnegie Hall. Dvořák had written <i>Te Deum</i> for ...

Ralph Rainger
Created today 39 items

On this day (October 7, 1901), American composer Ralph Rainger was born. Rainger, born Ralph Reichenthal, composed songs ...

Elisabetta, regina d'Inghilterra by Gioachino Rossini
Created today 48 items

On October 4, 1815, Gioachino Rossini's two-act opera Elisabetta, regina d'Inghilterra (Elizabeth, Queen of England) premiers. Listen to ...

Spooky Sounds for October
Created Sept. 17, 2019 8 items

Giacomo Puccini
Created Sept. 16, 2019 17 items

This week's free download contains the works of Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924), considered to be one of the greatest ...

Cole Porter
Created Sept. 16, 2019 144 items

Rip Van Winkle
Created Sept. 11, 2019 2 items

On September 27, 1855, George Frederick Bristow's <i> Rip Van Winkle </i> premieres at Niblo's Garden in New ...

Created Sept. 11, 2019 1 item

The Bartered Bride
Created Sept. 10, 2019 41 items

On September 25, 1870, Czech composer Bedřich Smetana premiered his fourth and final version of <i>The Bartered Bride ...