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Il trovatore
Romantic opera from 1852

Il trovatore (pronounced [il trovaˈtoːre]; Italian for "The Troubadour") is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto largely written by Salvadore Cammarano, based on the play El trovador (1836) by Antonio García Gutiérrez. It was ...

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 ...

Symphony No. 9
Classical symphony from 1824

The Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 (also known as "the Choral"), is Ludwig van Beethoven's final complete symphony. Completed in 1824, the symphony is one of the best-known works in classical music. Among critics, it is almost ...

R. Murray Schafer
Raymond Murray Schafer, CC (born 18 July 1933) is a Canadian composer, writer, music educator and environmentalist perhaps best known for his World Soundscape Project, concern for acoustic ecology, and his book The Tuning of th...
Composer
Józef Koffler
Józef Koffler (28 November 1896 – 1944) was a Polish composer, music teacher, musicologist and musical columnist. He was the first Polish composer living before the Second World War to apply the twelve-tone composition techniqu...
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Manon
Romantic opera from 1883

Manon (French pronunciation: ​[manɔ̃]) is an opéra comique in five acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille, based on the 1731 novel L’histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by the ...

Peter Reynolds
Peter Reynolds (January 12, 1958 – October 11, 2016) was a Welsh composer known for founding PM Music Ensemble. In addition, he was recognised by Guinness World Records as having written with writer Simon Rees the shortest oper...
Author
Noam Sheriff
Noam Sheriff (Hebrew: נׂעם שריף‎‎ * 7 January 1935 in Tel Aviv) is an Israeli composer, conductor and arranger. Sheriff is one of Israel’s most versatile and world-renowned musicians. He has been the music director of the Haifa ...
Composer
Henry Cowell
Henry Dixon Cowell (/ˈkaʊəl/; March 11, 1897 – December 10, 1965) was an American composer, music theorist, pianist, teacher, publisher, and impresario. His contribution to the world of music was summed up by Virgil Thomson, wr...
Composer
Nancy Weir
Nancy Weir’s musical legend began at the age of only 13 when she quickly rose to international prominence. Not only was Nancy a musical prodigy, she also served in World War Two as a British spy. Nancy Weir’s life and ...
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 ...

Arthur Bliss
Sir Arthur Edward Drummond Bliss CH KCVO (2 August 1891 – 27 March 1975) was an English composer and conductor. Bliss's musical training was cut short by the First World War, in which he served with distinction in the army. ...
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Les Pêcheurs de Perles
Romantic opera from 1863

Les pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers) is an opera in three acts by the French composer Georges Bizet, to a libretto by Eugène Cormon and Michel Carré. It was premiered on 30 September 1863 at the Théâtre Lyrique in ...

The Fairy Queen
Baroque opera from 1692
Vesna svyashchennaya [Le Sacre du printemps]
20th century ballet

The Rite of Spring (French: Le Sacre du printemps; Russian: Весна священная, Vesna svyashchennaya, "sacred spring") is a ballet and orchestral concert work by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. It was written for the 1913 Paris season of Sergei Diaghilev's ...

... The following recordings of world music are reviewed: (1) Mohammad Sharif Khan: "Anthology of ... World Music: Pakistan" (Rounder, 2003); (2) Various Artists: "Anthology of World Music: Afghanistan ... " (Rounder, 2003); (3) Various Artists: "Anthology of World Music: Lebanon" (Rounder, 2003); (4) Various ...
World Report
JAZZIZ (2002) Vol. 19, No. 11, pp. 72-73
... Record labels that specialize in world music (World Music Network; Real World; Naxos World; and ...
Götterdämmerung
Romantic opera from 1874

Götterdämmerung ( pronunciation ; Twilight of the Gods), WWV 86D, is the last in Richard Wagner's cycle of four music dramas titled Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung, or The Ring for short). It received its premiere ...

... Male reviews a recording of roots and world music by British world music band Rafiki Jazz. ...