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Tosca
Late-romantic opera

Tosca (Italian pronunciation: [ˈtoska; ˈtɔska]) is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. It premiered at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome on 14 January 1900. The work, based on ...

Alejandro García Caturla
Alejandro García Caturla (7 March 1906 – 12 November 1940) was a Cuban composer of art music and creolized Cuban themes.
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Pauline Oliveros
Pauline Oliveros (May 30, 1932 – November 24, 2016) was an American composer, accordionist and a central figure in the development of experimental and post-war electronic art music. She was a founding member of the San Francisc...
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Robinson McClellan
Robinson McClellan is a composer, teacher, scholar, and concert presenter. Audiences have heard his music via commissions, performers and venues such as the Albany, Ft. Worth, and Knox-Galesburg Symphonies, the Museum of Biblic...
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Joseph Bertolozzi
Joseph Bertolozzi (born 1959) is an American composer and musician with works ranging from full symphony orchestra and solo gongs to immense sound-art installations. With increasingly numerous performances across Europe and the...
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Stanisław Moniuszko
Stanisław Moniuszko (May 5, 1819, Ubiel, Minsk Governorate – June 4, 1872, Warsaw, Congress Poland) was a Polish composer, conductor and teacher. He wrote many popular art songs and operas, and his music is filled with patrioti...
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Amy Beach
Amy Marcy Cheney Beach was an American composer and pianist. She was the first successful American female composer of large-scale art music. As a pianist, she was acclaimed at concerts she gave in the United States and in Germany.
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James Dillon
James Dillon (born October 29, 1950) is a Scottish composer who is often regarded as belonging to the New Complexity school. Dillon studied art and design, linguistics, piano, acoustics, Indian rhythm, mathematics and computer ...
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Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers.
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Brooks Whitehouse
UNCSA Music Faculty — I am outgoing, enthusiastic and direct in my teaching, and I seek to engage my students in a closely guided self-discovery of the art of cello playing. A performing artist must love not only the finished ...
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Arthur Somervell
Sir Arthur Somervell (5 June 1863 – 2 May 1937) was an English composer, and after Hubert Parry one of the most successful and influential writers of art song in the English music renaissance of the 1890s-1900s.
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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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Brian Cole
UNCSA Music Faculty — Brian Cole is an innovative, experienced and bi-lingual arts leader and conductor of orchestras and opera. His strengths include curriculum and program development, collaborative arts initiative developmen...
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Ricky Ian Gordon
Ricky Ian Gordon (born May 15, 1956) is an American composer of art song, opera and musical theatre.
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Mel Powell
Mel Powell (born Melvin Epstein) (February 12, 1923 – April 24, 1998) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer, and the founding dean of the music department at the California Institute of the Arts. He served as a music e...
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Frederico Herrmann
Researcher member of inet-MD, Portugal PhD candidate of University of Aveiro, Portugal Master of Arts in Music by Hochschule Luzern, Switzerland Bacharel in Classical Guitar by Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brasil.
Nigel Jarrett
Nigel Jarrett is a British critic, novelist, poet, essayist, and writer of short stories. He reviews regularly in the UK for the Wales Arts Review, Acumen poetry magazine, and Jazz Journal. For many years he was music critic of...
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Chen Yi
Chen Yi (simplified Chinese: 陈怡; traditional Chinese: 陳怡; pinyin: Chén Yí) (born April 4, 1953) is a Chinese violinist and composer of contemporary classical music. She was the first Chinese woman to receive a Master of Arts (M...
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Lawrence Dillon
Lawrence Dillon (born July 3, 1959) is an American composer, and Composer in Residence at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA). His music has a wide range of expression, generally within a tonal idiom not...
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Heitor Villa-Lobos
Heitor Villa-Lobos (Portuguese: [ejˌtoʁ ˌvilɐ ˈlobus]; March 5, 1887 – November 17, 1959) was a Brazilian composer, described as "the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music". Villa-Lobos has...
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