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Carmen
Romantic opera from 1874

Carmen (French pronunciation: ​[kaʁmɛn]; Spanish: [ˈkarmen]) is an opera in four acts by French composer Georges Bizet. The libretto was written by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on a novella of the same title by Prosper Mérimée. The opera ...

Malcolm Arnold
Sir Malcolm Henry Arnold, CBE (21 October 1921 – 23 September 2006) was an English composer. His output of works features music in many genres, including a cycle of nine symphonies, numerous concertos, concert works, chamber mu...
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Josef Mysliveček
Josef Mysliveček (9 March 1737 – 4 February 1781) was a Czech composer who contributed to the formation of late eighteenth-century classicism in music. Mysliveček provided his younger friend Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with signifi...
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William Walton
Sir William Turner Walton, OM (29 March 1902 – 8 March 1983) was an English composer. During a sixty-year career, he wrote music in several classical genres and styles, from film scores to opera. His best-known works include Fa...
Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Marc-Antoine Charpentier (French: [maʁk ɑ̃.twan ʃaʁ.pɑ̃.tje]; 1643 – 24 February 1704) was a French composer of the Baroque era. Exceptionally prolific and versatile, Charpentier produced compositions of the highest quality in se...
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Arcangelo Corelli
Arcangelo Corelli was an Italian violinist and composer of the Baroque era. His music was key in the development of the modern genres of sonata and concerto, in establishing the preeminence of the violin, and as the first coale...
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Pierre Henry
Pierre Henry (born 9 December 1927) is a French composer, considered a pioneer of the musique concrète genre of electronic music.
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Franz Waxman
Franz Waxman (/ˈwæksmən/; 24 December 1906 – 24 February 1967) – born Franz Wachsmann – was a German and American composer of Jewish descent, known primarily for his work in the film music genre. His film scores include Bride o...
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... Dudman and Abbott present a photoessay comparing various dance music genres to sports. They argue ... that house music would be soccer, while trance is most like volleyball. ...
Hairy Christmas: Book It
Spin (2010) Vol. 26, No. 12, pp. 66-68
... Several books examining music scenes, genres and bands are briefly discussed. ...
Julian T. Edwards
Julian Edwards (December 11, 1855 - September 5, 1910) was an Anglo-American composer of light operatic music who composed many successful Broadway shows in the Progressive Era. He attempted to introduce new levels of musical s...
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... A commentary discusses the amount of genres and subgenres that exist for pop music in the 21st ... century and the inability to know all about pop music due to the massive sprawl of niche genres. ...
Joaquim Antônio da Silva Callado
Joaquim Antônio da Silva Callado, Jr. (or Calado; born in Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian composer and flautist. Considered one of the creators of the choro genre of music.
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Sergey Prokofiev
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (; Russian: Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев, tr. Sergej Sergejevič Prokofjev; 27 April 1891 – 5 March 1953) was a Soviet composer, pianist and conductor. As the creator of acknowledged masterpieces acros...
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Find Your Specialty
The Strad (2012) Vol. 123, pp. 4-5
... This guide provides recommendations on specialist music programs for various genres and areas of music study. ...
Name That Doom
Spin (2005) Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 74
... A guide to the following goth genres and their fans is presented: (1) deathrockers, (2) Victorian ...
... A humorous commentary tries to define various pop and rock music genres, including disco metal, grime, and fashion rock. ...
... Jacobs reviews a recording from Railroad Earth, which manifests multiple musical genres. ...
... Camarigg reviews a recording of instrumentals melding calypso, rhythm and blues, roots, blues and other genres from pianist Cuda. ...