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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 ...

Sergiu Natra
Sergiu Natra (born 12 April 1924, Romania) is a Romanian and Israeli classical music composer of Israelian and international reputation. In 1961, Natra and his wife, Sonia, emigrated to Israel. He is known for his compositions ...
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Nicolas Gigault
Nicolas Gigault (ca. 1627 – 20 August 1707) was a French Baroque organist and composer. Born into poverty, he quickly rose to fame and high reputation among fellow musicians. His surviving works include the earliest examples of...
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Alessandro Poglietti
Alessandro Poglietti (early 17th century – July 1683) was a Baroque organist and composer of unknown origin. In the second half of the 17th century Poglietti settled in Vienna, where he attained an extremely high reputation, be...
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Ernst Friedrich Richter
Ernst Friedrich Eduard Richter (24 October 1808 – 9 April 1879), was a German musical theorist, born at Großschönau, Saxony. He first studied music at Zittau, and afterwards at Leipzig, where he attained so high a reputation th...
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Ferruccio Busoni
Ferruccio Busoni (1 April 1866 – 27 July 1924) (given names: Ferruccio Dante Michelangiolo Benvenuto) was an Italian composer, pianist, conductor, editor, writer, and teacher. His international career and reputation meant that ...
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Are we rolling?
Uncut (2015) , No. 219, pp. 3
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 ...

... This book, which deals with a group of composers whose reputations have declined, is reviewed. ...
Symphony No. 5
Classical symphony from 1808

The Symphony No. 5 in C minor of Ludwig van Beethoven, Op. 67, was written between 1804–1808. It is one of the best-known compositions in classical music, and one of the most frequently played symphonies. First performed in Vienna's Theater ...

JAZZ SUMMERS
Music Week (2015) , pp. 13-19
OBITUARIES: LORIN MAAZEL
Opera News (2014) Vol. 79, No. 3, pp. 81-82
How Ironic
Mix (2001) Vol. 25, No. 10, pp. 8
... Relates humorous stories about audio engineers who were hired for their good reputations and then ...
Reputations: Lotte Lenya
Gramophone (1998) Vol. 76, pp. 46-47