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Claudio Monteverdi
Monteverdi's work, often regarded as revolutionary, marked the change from the Renaissance style of music to that of the Baroque period. He developed two styles of composition – the heritage of Renaissance polyphony and the new...
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Enrique Granados
Enrique Granados Campiña (27 July 1867 – 24 March 1916) was a Spanish pianist and composer of classical music. His music is in a uniquely Spanish style and, as such, is representative of musical nationalism.
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Bernhard Stavenhagen
Bernhard Stavenhagen (24 November 1862 – 25 December 1914) was a German pianist, composer and conductor. His musical style was influenced by Franz Liszt, and as a conductor he was a strong advocate of new music.
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Kevin Keller
Kevin Keller (born April 27, 1967) is an American composer and producer known primarily for "ambient chamber music", a style that combines live instruments with electronic effects.
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Joby Talbot
Joby Talbot (born 25 August 1971) is a British composer. He has written for a wide variety of purposes and an accordingly broad range of styles, including instrumental and vocal concert music, film and television scores, pop ar...
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Conrad Cummings
Conrad Cummings (born February 10, 1948) is an American composer of contemporary classical music. His compositions include works for orchestra, as well as operatic and chamber works. Many of his works are composed in a minimali...
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Elliot Goldenthal
Elliot Goldenthal (born May 2, 1954) is an American composer of film scores and contemporary classical music. He was a student of Aaron Copland and John Corigliano, and is best known for his distinctive style and ability to ble...
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James Burton's Brawny Twang
Guitar Player (2014) Vol. 48, No. 8, pp. 68-69
... Musical score examples of guitarist James Burton's musical styles are presented and briefly described. ...
Tristan und Isolde
Romantic opera from 1859

Tristan und Isolde (Tristan and Isolde, or Tristan and Isolda, or Tristran and Ysolt) is an opera, or music drama, in three acts by Richard Wagner to a German libretto by the composer, based largely on the romance by Gottfried ...

... This recording featuring many musical styles is reviewed. ...
Alexander Agricola
Alexander Agricola (/əˈɡrɪkələ/; born Alexander Ackerman; 1445 or 1446 – 15 August 1506) was a Netherlandish composer of the Renaissance writing in the Franco-Flemish style. A prominent member of the Grande chapelle, the Habsbu...
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Aulis Sallinen
Aulis Sallinen (born 9 April 1935) is a Finnish contemporary classical music composer. His music has been variously described as "remorselessly harsh", a "beautifully crafted amalgam of several 20th-century styles", and "neo-ro...
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Arvo Pärt
Arvo Pärt is an Estonian composer of classical and sacred music. Since the late 1970s, Pärt has worked in a minimalist style that employs his self-invented compositional technique, tintinnabuli. His music is in part inspired by...
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Gavin Bryars
Richard Gavin Bryars (/ˈɡævɪn braɪərz/; born 16 January 1943) is an English composer and double bassist. He has been active in, or has produced works in, a variety of styles of music, including jazz, free improvisation, minimal...
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... Brennan talks about the search for authentic recordings and musical styles - a challenge due to ... technology, global distribution, and a melding of styles over time. ...
Interview: Kevin Norton
Cadence (2001) Vol. 27, No. 8, pp. 5-9
... Interviews free jazz drummer Kevin Norton. Discusses his musical influences. Describes Norton's selection of musical styles and playing techniques. ...
... examines the acoustic characteristics of musical styles as revealed by spectral analysis. ... Titze discusses how regular acoustic testing may help singers in performing in multiple styles. He ...
Gabriel Fauré
Gabriel Urbain Fauré was a French composer, organist, pianist and teacher. He was one of the foremost French composers of his generation, and his musical style influenced many 20th-century composers.
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Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini
Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini (Italian pronunciation: [riˈdɔlfo luˈiːdʒi bokkeˈriːni]; February 19, 1743 – May 28, 1805) was an Italian classical era composer and cellist whose music retained a courtly and galante style while he mat...
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Earle Brown
Earle Brown (December 26, 1926 – July 2, 2002) was an American composer who established his own formal and notational systems. Brown was the creator of open form, a style of musical construction that has influenced many compose...
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