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Maurice Ravel/François Frédéric Guy - Esa Pekka Salonen

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Maurice Ravel/François Frédéric Guy - Esa Pekka Salonen

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September 3

1695 - Pietro Locatelli's birth, an Italian violinist, conductor and baroque composer.

1974 - Harry Partch's death, an American contemporary composer.

1987 - Morton Feldman's death, an American contemporary composer.

1992 - Bruno Bjelinski's death, a Croatian composer of 20th century and Contemporary music.

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)

''After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.''

Aldous Huxley

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Furtwängler: Brahms and the Crisis of Our Times

Furtwängler: Brahms and the Crisis of Our Times (preview by Thumbshots.com)

Original translation of an essay by Furtwaengler, discussing the significance of Johannes Brahms and campaigning against decaying European spiritual life and artistic decline.

BAM : Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera

BAM : Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera (preview by Thumbshots.com)

BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music): BAM's mission is to be the preeminent, progressive performing and cinema arts center of the twenty-first century, engaging both global & local communities.

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