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20th-Century Perspectives: City Spaces & Strings

Tommy Ga-Ken Wan, a Glasgow-based photographer with an international reputation spoke to SE Artistic Director Jonathan Morton about the upcoming event 20th-Century Perspectives: City Spaces & Strings… 440 more words

Scottish Ensemble

ode to a composer

Self-identifying suites invigorate the soul
inspires ruthless debates spanning hundreds of years
of which violists are jealous.

Beauty

Francesco Cilea

Francesco Cilea was an Italian composer. Today he is particularly known for his operas L’arlesiana and Adriana Lecouvreur.

L’arlesiana is an opera in three acts. It was originally written in four acts, and was first performed on 27 November 1897 at the Teatro Lirico di Milano in Milan. 83 more words

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Cage’s microtonal rāgas

John Cage’s 18 microtonal rāgas are found in Solo for voice 58 from Song books (1970).

To perform them, the dhrupad and experimental music… 153 more words

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Koussevitsky and American composers

Serge Koussevitsky was a tireless champion of contemporary American composers during his tenure at the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Once he had decided on the value of a new work he was determined to program it, regardless of whether it was long, abstruse, dissonant, difficult to perform, or difficult to comprehend. 86 more words

Composers