Tag Archives: Great composers

Well, It Is Wednesday Night

A Little Night Music, aka Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, aka Serenade #13 in G Major,  is a 1787 composition by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. (1756-1791) It was not published however, until 1827, long after Mozart’s death at age 35. Regarded as Mozart’s … Continue reading

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I Almost Forget

Today, we celebrate the birthday of one Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, born 180 years ago today He was the first Russian composer whose music made a lasting impression internationally, bolstered by his appearances as a guest conductor in Europe and the … Continue reading

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On This Day. . .

On this day in 1971, Russian-born composer, Igor Stravinsky, died in New York City at the age of 88. Below is Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic introducing Stravinsky on  “The Creative Performer”  which aired on January 31, 1960, … Continue reading

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