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Lucia di Lammermoor
Romantic opera from 1835

Lucia di Lammermoor is a dramma tragico (tragic opera) in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti. Salvadore Cammarano wrote the Italian language libretto loosely based upon Sir Walter Scott's historical novel The Bride of Lammermoor. Donizetti wrote Lucia di Lammermoor in ...

Alfred Newman
Alfred Newman (March 17, 1900 – February 17, 1970) was an American composer, arranger, and conductor of film music. From his start as a music prodigy, he came to be regarded as a respected figure in the history of film ...
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Marco da Gagliano
Marco da Gagliano (1 May 1582 – 25 February 1643) was an Italian composer of the early Baroque era. He was important in the early history of opera and the development of the solo and concerted madrigal.
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Maddalena Casulana
Maddalena Casulana (c. 1544 – c. 1590) was an Italian composer, lutenist and singer of the late Renaissance. She is the first female composer to have her music printed and published in the history of western music.
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John Williams
John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor, and pianist. With a career spanning over six decades he has composed some of the most popular and recognizable film scores in cinematic history, t...
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Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (May 29, 1897 – November 29, 1957) was an Austrian-born composer and conductor. A child prodigy, he became one of the most important and influential composers in the history of Hollywood. He was a noted ...
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Luis de Milán
Luis de Milán (also known as Lluís del Milà or Luys Milán) (c. 1500 – c. 1561) was a Spanish Renaissance composer, vihuelist, and writer on music. He was the first composer in history to publish music for the vihuela ...
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Saxton Rose
UNCSA Music Faculty — Saxton Rose is Associate Professor of Bassoon and director of the contemporary music ensemble, nu ensemble. In 2008 he became only the second bassoon professor in the 50-year history of the UNCSA School of...
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Giuseppe Verdi
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi was an Italian composer of operas. Verdi came to dominate the Italian opera scene after the era of Bellini, Donizetti and Rossini, whose works significantly influenced him, becoming one of the...
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Pietro Mascagni
Pietro Antonio Stefano Mascagni was an Italian composer most noted for his operas. His 1890 masterpiece Cavalleria Rusticana caused one of the greatest sensations in opera history and single-handedly ushered in the Verismo move...
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Louis-Albert Bourgault-Ducoudray
Louis-Albert Bourgault-Ducoudray (2 February 1840 – 4 July 1910) was a French Breton composer, pianist, and professor of music history/theory at the Conservatoire de Paris as well as a Prix de Rome laureate. He was born at Nant...
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Gavin Holman
Researching vintage brass bands from the early 1800s to the mid-1900s. Their formation, histories, pictures, contesting, memorabilia, recordings, publications etc. All material is made available for all to access via the IBEW a...
Boris Godunov
Romantic opera from 1869

Boris Godunov (Russian: Борис Годунов, Borís Godunóv) is an opera by Modest Mussorgsky (1839–1881). The work was composed between 1868 and 1873 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is Mussorgsky's only completed opera and is considered his masterpiece. Its subjects are ...

Symphony No. 2
Romantic symphony from 1877

Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73, was composed by Johannes Brahms in the summer of 1877, during a visit to Pörtschach am Wörthersee, a town in the Austrian province of Carinthia. Its composition was brief in comparison with ...

... The author talks about recorded history, and the invention of writing as the time line between pre ... -history and whatever occurred afterward. He comments on the effects of writing and oral transmission on history and our perception of history. ...
... A history of dulcimer construction, history, and music is reviewed (Scarecrow Press, 2002). ...
... History Month, the importance of understanding Black history, the place of rap music in Black history, the ... need for rap music to pay homage to Black history and culture, and the history of the Black Panther Party and the US organization. ...
... Reviews history of the Fender Stratocaster electric guitar (Carlton Books Limited, 1995, 128p). Prvides a brief history of Fender. ...
... Pyper explains the history of the biennial competition, and briefly traces the history of the society and it's key goals. ...
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... Unpleasant instances from the history of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's history are briefly noted. ...