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Florence Foster Jenkins
Created Sept. 19, 2019 12 items

Florence Foster Jenkins (1868-1944) was an American socialite and amateur soprano. Historian Stephen Pile ranked her as "the ...

Antonín Dvořák's Te Deum
Created Sept. 19, 2019 1 item

Antonín Dvořák's <i>Te Deum</i> premiered on October 21, 1892 at Carnegie Hall. Dvořák had written <i>Te Deum</i> for ...

Ralph Rainger
Created Sept. 19, 2019 39 items

On this day (October 7, 1901), American composer Ralph Rainger was born. Rainger, born Ralph Reichenthal, composed songs ...

Elisabetta, regina d'Inghilterra by Gioachino Rossini
Created Sept. 19, 2019 48 items

On October 4, 1815, Gioachino Rossini's two-act opera Elisabetta, regina d'Inghilterra (Elizabeth, Queen of England) premiers. Listen to ...

Flight in Classical Music
Created Sept. 16, 2019 0 items

Giacomo Puccini
Created Sept. 16, 2019 16 items

This week's download contains the works of <a href="https://openmusiclibrary.org/person/41924/giacomo-puccini/"><strong>Giacomo Puccini</strong></a> (1858-1924), considered to be one of the greatest ...

Giacomo Puccini's American Opera: La Fanciulla del West
Created Sept. 16, 2019 0 items

Italian opera composer Giacomo Puccini's (1858-1924) <i> La Fanciulla Del West </i>(<i>The Girl of the Golden West</i>) is ...

Rip Van Winkle
Created Sept. 11, 2019 2 items

On September 27, 1855, George Frederick Bristow's <i> Rip Van Winkle </i> premieres at Niblo's Garden in New ...

The Bartered Bride
Created Sept. 10, 2019 41 items

On September 25, 1870, Czech composer Bedřich Smetana premiered his fourth and final version of <i>The Bartered Bride ...

Le Chalet
Created Sept. 6, 2019 1 item