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Josquin Desprez - "Ave Maria"

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Josquin Desprez - "Ave Maria"

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March 5

1778 - Thomas Arne's death, an English composer of the Classical era.

1845 - Alphonse Hasselmans' birth, a Belgian-born French harpist and composer.

1873 - Alexis de Castillon's death, a French romantic composer.

1876 - Francesco Maria Piave's death, an Italian librettist, Verdi's friend.

1887 - Heitor Villa-Lobos' birth, a Brazilian conductor and composer of the 20th century.

1947 - Alfredo Casella's death, an Italian composer of the 20th century.

1953 - Serguei Prokofiev's death, a Soviet composer of the 20th century.

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)

''Tchaikovsky thought of committing suicide for fear of being discovered as a homosexual, but today, if you are a composer and not homosexual, you might as well put a bullet through your head.''

Sergei Diaghilev

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Youth Orchestras of San Antonio

Youth Orchestras of San Antonio (preview by Thumbshots.com)

Includes concert schedule, history and information about competitions, the ensembles, auditions and a string orchestra camp.

Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra

Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra (preview by Thumbshots.com)

Offers orchestral experience for qualifying young musicians.

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