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Angela Gheorghiu & Roberto Alagna - Otello, `Gia nella notte densa`(Love duet. Act I)

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Angela Gheorghiu & Roberto Alagna - Otello, `Gia nella notte densa`(Love duet. Act I)

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March 31

1684 - Francesco Durante's birth, an Italian harpsichordist and baroque composer.

1732 - Joseph Haydn's birth, an Austrian composer of the Classical era.

1872 - Serge de Diaghilev's birth, a Russian art critic, patron, ballet impresario and founder of the Ballets Russes.

1880 - Henryk Wieniawski's death, a Polish violonist and Romantic composer.

1993 - Nicanor Zabaleta's death, a Basque-Spanish harpist.

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)

''The discovery of song and the creation of musical instruments both owed their origin to a human impulse which lies much deeper than conscious intention: the need for rhythm in life… the need is a deep one, transcending thought, and disregarded at our peril.''

Richard Baker

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Leos Janacek Society

Leos Janacek Society (preview by Thumbshots.com)

The Leoš Janáček Society in Switzerland (with members in 13 countries) offers you an encyclopedia on Janáček's life and all his works. It will be continually updated and enlarged. The titles of the works are given in the languages:...

Indiana University School of Music: Orchestras

Indiana University School of Music: Orchestras (preview by Thumbshots.com)

Alphabetized list of links to hundreds of orchestras around the world, with links to other lists including postal addresses for 600 orchestras.

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