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Aida
Romantic opera from 1871

Aida (Italian: [aˈiːda]) is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni. Set in Egypt, it was commissioned by and first performed at Cairo's Khedivial Opera House on 24 December 1871; Giovanni Bottesini ...

Adolphus Cunningham Hailstork
Adolphus Hailstork (born Adolphus Cunningham Hailstork III, Rochester, New York, April 17, 1941) is an American composer and educator. He grew up in Albany, New York, where he studied violin, piano, organ, and voice. Hailstork ...
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Samuel A. Ward
Samuel Augustus Ward (Dec. 28, 1847 – Sept. 28, 1903) was an American organist and composer. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he studied music in New York and became an organist at Grace Episcopal Church in his home town in ...
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Ingram Marshall
Ingram Douglass Marshall (born May 10, 1942 in Mount Vernon, New York) is an American composer and a former student of Vladimir Ussachevsky and Morton Subotnick.
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Alexander Gretchaninov
Alexander Tikhonovich Gretchaninov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Ти́хонович Гречани́нов; IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksandr ɡrʲɪtɕɐˈnʲinəf]; 25 October [O.S. 13 October] 1864, Kaluga – 3 January 1956, New York City) was a Russian Romantic composer.
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Sholom Secunda
Sholom Secunda (4 September [O.S. 23 August] 1894, Aleksandriya, Russian Empire – 13 June 1974, New York) was an American composer of Ukrainian-Jewish descent.
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David Zinman
David Zinman (born July 9, 1936 in New York City, United States) is an American conductor and violinist.
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Madama Butterfly
Romantic opera from 1903

Madama Butterfly (IPA: [maˈdaːma ˈbatterflai]; Madame Butterfly) is an opera in three acts (originally two) by Giacomo Puccini, with an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. It is based on the short story "Madame Butterfly" (1898) by John ...

Pagliacci
Late-romantic opera

Pagliacci (Italian pronunciation: [paʎˈʎattʃi]; literal translation, Clowns) is an Italian opera in a prologue and two acts, with music and libretto by Ruggero Leoncavallo. It is the only Leoncavallo opera that is still widely performed. Opera companies have frequently staged ...

David Lang
David Lang (born January 8, 1957) is an American composer living in New York City. Co-founder of the musical collective Bang on a Can, he was awarded the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Music for The Little Match Girl Passion, which ...
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Phil Kline
Phil Kline is an American composer. After graduating from Columbia University with a degree in English literature, he formed the New York No Wave band The Del-Byzanteens in the early 1980s with filmmaker Jim Jarmusch and painte...
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Michael Coyle
Michael Patrick Coyle is an American composer. Michael Patrick Coyle is a composer/arranger in Minneapolis and also the executive producer for an independent, multi-media production company based in New York, Munich, and Warsaw...
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Lester Trimble
Lester Albert Trimble (August 29, 1923 Bangor, Wisconsin – December 31, 1986 New York City) was an American music critic and composer of contemporary classical music. Encouraged by Schoenberg, who had seen some of his scores, T...
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Salvatore Di Vittorio
Salvatore Di Vittorio (born 22 October 1967 in Palermo) is an Italian composer and conductor. He is Music Director and Conductor of the Chamber Orchestra of New York. He has been recognized by Luigi Verdi (Philharmonic Academy ...
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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.
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Tod Machover
Tod Machover (born November 24, 1953 in Mount Vernon, New York), is a composer and an innovator in the application of technology in music. He is the son of Wilma Machover, a pianist and Carl Machover, a computer scientist. He ...
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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...
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William Mason
William Mason (Boston, January 24, 1829 – New York City, July 14, 1908) was an American composer and pianist and a member of a musical family. His father was composer Lowell Mason, a leading figure in American church music, and...
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Pamela Z
Pamela Z (born 1956, in Buffalo, New York) is an American composer, performer, and media artist who is best known for her solo works for voice with electronic processing. In performance, she combines various vocal sounds includ...
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Phill Niblock
Phill Niblock (born October 2, 1933 in Anderson, Indiana) is an American composer, filmmaker, videographer, and director of Experimental Intermedia, a foundation for avant-garde music based in New York with a parallel branch in...
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