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J.S. Bach Cantat BWV 63; John Eliot Gardiner Discussion

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J.S. Bach Cantat BWV 63; John Eliot Gardiner Discussion

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December 22

1723 - Karl Friedrich Abel's birth, a German composer of the Classical era.

1738 - Jean-Joseph Mouret's death, a French baroque composer.

1821 - Giovanni Bottesini's birth, an Italian Romantic composer, conductor, and a double bass player.

1858 - Giacomo Puccini's birth, an Italian romantic composer.

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)

''Ever since I began to compose, I have remained true to my starting principle: not to write a page because no matter what public, or what pretty girl wanted it to be thus or thus; but to write solely as I myself thought best, and as it gave me pleasure.''

Felix Mendelssohn

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