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Hermann Prey - Don Giovanni - W. A. Mozart

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Hermann Prey - Don Giovanni - W. A. Mozart

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April 1

1629 - Jean-Henri d' Anglebert's birth, a French harpsichordist and baroque composer.

1865 - Giuditta Pasta's death, an Italian soprano.

1866 - Ferruccio Busoni's birth, an Italian pianist, conductor and composer of the 20th century.

1873 - Serguei Rachmaninoff's birth, a Russian pianist, conductor and composer of the 20th century.

1930 - Cosima Wagner's death, the daughter of the pianist and composer Franz Liszt, the second wife of the German composer Richard Wagner and the director of the Bayreuth Festival.

10 centuries in classical music

10 centuries in classical music

2014 40th anniversary of the death of Darius Milhaud (June 22) •  90th anniversary of the death of Giacomo Puccini (November 29) •  110th anniversary of the death of Antonín Dvorák (May 1) •  150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss (June 11) •  170th anniversary of the birth of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (March 18) •  250th anniversary of the death of Jean-Philippe Rameau (September 12) •  300th anniversaries of the birth of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (March 8) and Christoph Willibald von Gluck (July 2)

''Music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music.''

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Leopold Stokowski: Forever Young

Leopold Stokowski: Forever Young (preview by Thumbshots.com)

Review of reissued works he conducted with the All-American Youth Orchestra. Commentary by a passionate fan includes biography and history of the founding of the orchestra.

Philharmonia Orchestra

Philharmonia Orchestra (preview by Thumbshots.com)

Resident at the South Bank Centre, London. Concert and tour schedules, online booking, downloads and information on recordings, players, instruments and music education.

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