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Shostakovich Cello Concerto - 2nd mvt Part 2 (Pieter Wispelwey)

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Shostakovich Cello Concerto - 2nd mvt Part 2 (Pieter Wispelwey)

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1653 - Johann Pachelbel's birth, a German organist, harpsichordist and baroque composer.

1886 - Othmar Schoeck's birth, a Swiss conductor and composer of the 20th century.

1935 - Seiji Ozawa's birth, a Japanese conductor.

1953 - Jacques Thibaud's death, a French violinist.

1957 - Dennis Brain's death, a British horn player.

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)

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