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Vieri Tosatti
Vieri Tosatti (born Rome, 1920 - died there, 1999) was an Italian composer. He is best known for his operas, among them Il sistema della dolcezza (1948), after Edgar Allan Poe's "The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether",...
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Ferde Grofé
Ferde Grofé (pronounced Ferdy GroFay) (27 March 1892 – 3 April 1972) was an American composer, arranger and pianist. During the 1920s and 1930s, he went by the name Ferdie Grofé.
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Kurt Weill
Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States. He was a leading composer for the stage who ...
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Ruth Porter Crawford-Seeger
Ruth Crawford Seeger (July 3, 1901 – November 18, 1953), born Ruth Porter Crawford, was an American modernist composer active primarily during the 1920s and 1930s and an American folk music specialist from the late 1930s until ...
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Maurice Ravel
Joseph Maurice Ravel was a French composer, pianist and conductor. He is often associated with impressionism along with his elder contemporary Claude Debussy, although both composers rejected the term. In the 1920s and 1930s Ra...
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Juan José Castro
Juan José Castro (March 7, 1895 – September 3, 1968) was an Argentine composer and conductor. Born in Avellaneda, Castro studied piano and violin under Manuel Posadas and composition under Eduarno Fornarini, in Buenos Aires. In...
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Gianni Schicchi
20th century opera from 1918

Gianni Schicchi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒanni ˈskikki]) is a comic opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Giovacchino Forzano, composed in 1917–18. The libretto is based on an incident mentioned in Dante's Divine Comedy. The work ...

... A recording of various trios dating from the 1920s performed by Kairos Trio (Musicaphon) is reviewed. ...
... Examines the Lyric hollow-neck Hawaiian guitar, a 1920s hybrid of the Weissenborn and the Kona ...
... Tips, tools, and techniques for piano technicians submitted by readers in the 1920s are presented ...
... Kulp's monograph on jazz in the 1920s is reviewed (Tectum Verlag, 2008). ...
... This compilation recording of jazz music from the 1920s is reviewed. ...
... A compilation of pianist Williams' QRS recordings from the late 1920s is reviewed (Frog). ...
... A compilation recording of jazz music from the 1920s and 1930s performed by various artists is reviewed (Frog). ...
... A compilation CD of jazz hits from Gennett Records during the 1920s is reviewed. ...
Vesna svyashchennaya [Le Sacre du printemps]
20th century ballet

The Rite of Spring (French: Le Sacre du printemps; Russian: Весна священная, Vesna svyashchennaya, "sacred spring") is a ballet and orchestral concert work by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. It was written for the 1913 Paris season of Sergei Diaghilev's ...

... Vincent Bach, of Bach Brasswinds, describes his experiences recording with the Diaghilev Ballet Orchestra in the 1920s. ...
... A reissue of jazz bandleader Earl Hines' 1920s and 1930s recordings (Frog) is reviewed. ...
... The jazz compilation recording "In a Mist" featuring 1920s performances by Biederbecke and other musicians is reviewed (Phoenix). ...
... This 2013 recording of jazz music from the 1920s in Chicago and Harlem is reviewed. ...