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Wenzel Pichl
Václav Pichl (25 September 1741 – 23 January 1805; known in German as Wenzel Pichl) was a classical Czech composer of the 18th Century. He was also a violinist, music director and writer. Pichl was born at Bechyně, Bohemia. His...
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Leopold Stokowski
Leopold Anthony Stokowski (18 April 1882 – 13 September 1977) was a British conductor of Polish and Irish descent. One of the leading conductors of the early and mid-20th Century, he is best known for his long association with ...
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Hilding Rosenberg
Hilding Constantin Rosenberg (June 21, 1892 – May 18, 1985), was the first Swedish modernist composer, and one of the most influential figures in Swedish 20th century classical music.
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Antonín Vranický
Antonín Vranický, Germanized as Anton Wranitzky, and also seen as Wranizky (June 13, 1761 in Nová Říše – August 6, 1820 in Vienna), was a famous Czech violinist and composer of the 18th century. He was the half brother of ...
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Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni
Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni (Rieti, 18 March 1657 – Rome, 1 February 1743) was an Italian organist and composer. He became one of the leading musicians in Rome during the late Baroque era, the first half of the 18th century.
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... Matthew-Walker reviews a collection of organ sheet music from pieces written in the 18th and early 19th centuries by English composers. ...
... A collection of French songs from the 14th to the 18th centuries edited by Gartside is reviewed (Leyerle Publications, 2004). ...
... Ehrhardt's book of instructional materials on improvisation with ostinato-basses in from the 16th-18th centuries, is reviewed (Edition Walhall, 2011). ...
... The second edition of a book on 17th- and 18th-century playing styles for the organ, edited by John Brock, is reviewed (Wayne Leupold Editions). ...
... the 18th and 19th centuries in Europe is reviewed (self-released, with CD, 2007). ...
... Volumes one and two of improvisational books for 17th- and 18th-century harmonic style by Shannon are reviewed. ...
Johann Adolph Hasse
Johann Adolph Hasse (baptised 25 March 1699 – 16 December 1783) was an 18th-century German composer, singer and teacher of music. Immensely popular in his time, Hasse was best known for his prolific operatic output, though he a...
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Elisabetta de Gambarini
Elisabetta de Gambarini (September 7, 1731 – February 9, 1765) was an English composer, mezzo-soprano, organist, harpsichordist, pianist, orchestra conductor and painter of the 18th century. Elisabetta's music is considered lat...
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John Hebden
John Hebden (1712–1765) was a composer and musician in 18th century Great Britain. Little is known of Hebden's life. He was baptized on 21 July 1712 at Spofforth, near Harrogate in Yorkshire, the son of 'John Hebdin' of Plompto...
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Johann Adolf Hasse
Johann Adolph Hasse (baptised 25 March 1699 – 16 December 1783) was an 18th-century German composer, singer and teacher of music. Immensely popular in his time, Hasse was best known for his prolific operatic output, though he a...
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (/ruːˈsoʊ/; French: [ʒɑ̃ʒak ʁuso]; 28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778) was a Francophone Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th century. His political philosophy influenced the Enlightenment in Franc...
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... A commentary explores the history of house concerts in the 17th and 18th centuries and argues for the contemporary revival of the tradition. ...
... This article examines 18th- and 19th-century performance practice on contemporary grand pianos. ...
... A history of the clarinet in New York City in the 18th and 19th centuries is presented. The ... newspaper account of a recital. The institutions that employed clarinetists in the 18th and 19th centuries ...