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Classical Discoveries: 20th century turned Classicist: Prokofiev's Symphony No.1 in D major, "Classical"

(Most of the material for this episode is based on The BBC Proms Guide To Great Symphonies, as well as The Encyclopedia Of Music by Max-Wade Matthews and Wendy Thompson and kennethwoods.net, the website of the American conductor). 1,484 more words

Classical Music

Romanian Folk Dances by Bela Bartok.

Last Sunday I went a fantastic concert at the local Anglican Church, of music (most of the 20th Century) for classical guitar and flute, it started with this wonderful little gem transcribed from its original version (played here). 218 more words

Charles Elffers

Charles Ives: The Unanswered Question

Wow! Wow! And Wow again. I discovered this piece about two years ago and was completely blown away. Listening to it again stuns me. How did I in my 57 years on this earth miss it? 105 more words

20th Century Music

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