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Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar, born Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury, was an Indian musician and a composer of Hindustani classical music. He was one of the best-known exponents of the sitar in the second half of the 20th century and influenced many ...
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Artur Kapp
Artur Kapp (28 February 1878 – 14 January 1952) was an Estonian composer. Born in Suure-Jaani, Estonia, then part of the Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire, he was the son of Joosep Kapp, who was also a classically trained ...
Composer
Henri Bertini
Henri Jérôme Bertini (28 October 1798 – 30 September 1876) was a French classical composer and pianist. He was born into a family of musicians and attracted the attention of François-Joseph Fétis when he toured Europe as a chil...
Contributor
JoAnn Falletta
JoAnn Falletta (born February 27, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American classical musician and orchestral conductor best known for her association with the Virginia Symphony and Buffalo Philharmonic orchestras.
Conductor
Miya Masaoka
Miya Masaoka is based in New York City (born 1958, Washington, DC) and is an American composer, musician, and sound artist active in the field of experimental music. Her work encompasses contemporary classical composition, impr...
Author
Terry Riley
Terrence Mitchell "Terry" Riley (/ˈraɪli/; born June 24, 1935) is an American composer and performing musician associated with the minimalist school of Western classical music, of which he was a pioneer. His work is deeply infl...
Composer
Tim Brady
Timothy Wesley John Brady (born 11 July 1956) is a Canadian composer, electric guitarist, improvising musician, concert producer and record producer. Working in the field of contemporary classical music, experimental music, and...
Author
Pietro Nardini
Pietro Nardini (April 12, 1722 – May 7, 1793) was an Italian composer and violinist, a transitional musician who worked in both the Baroque and Classical-era traditions.
Composer
Fela Sowande
Olufela (Fela) Obafunmilayo Sowande (29 May 1905 – 13 March 1987) was a Nigerian musician and composer. Considered the father of modern Nigerian art music, Sowande is perhaps the most internationally known African composer of w...
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Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (8 March 1714 – 14 December 1788), also formerly spelled Karl Philipp Emmanuel Bach, was a German Classical period musician and composer, the fifth child and second (surviving) son of Johann Sebastian ...
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Luise Adolpha Le Beau
Luise Adolpha Le Beau (April 25, 1850 in Rastatt, Grand Duchy of Baden – July 17, 1927 in Baden-Baden) was a German composer of classical music. She studied with noted musicians Clara Schumann and Franz Lachner, but her primary...
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... Surveys the crossover phenomenon of classical musicians playing pop music, noting the shifting ... meanings of crossover music. States that recent attempts by classical musicians playing non-classical ... music by appealing to pop music fans, and the inability of classical musicians to adjust their style to the jazz or pop idiom. ...
... The editors of "BBC Music," several classical musicians, and some readers describe and review their favorite classical music recordings. ...
... ships, and others)." Concentrates on the findings that relate to classical musicians. Reports that ... while almost half of all classical musicians are earning more than £15,000, there is evidence of ... despite having to take work outside music to boost their income, classical musicians remain better off in almost every respect than musicians in other sectors. ...
... "BBC Music's" editors and other classical musicians discuss and review their favorite (mostly ... ) classical recordings. Readers also write in and do likewise. ...
The Artists' Choice
Gramophone (2010) Vol. 88, pp. 32-35, 37-41
... A listing of the 250 greatest classical music recordings, as selected by a panel of 30 leading classical musicians, is presented. ...
... classical guitarist Tilman Hoppstock and various other musicians is reviewed (Prim). ... "Live 2004-2011," a two-disc recording of classical music by various composers performed by ...
... Walton reviews two recordings by Canadian folk musicians with Celtic and classical roots. ...
... A compilation of North and South Indian classical musicians is reviewed (2 CDs, World Music Network). ...
... The useyourears.co.uk Web site, which is aimed primarily at non-classical British musicians, is reviewed. ...