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Classical Music Almanac from the Classical Stream

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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Birthdays

In 1885 Alban Berg was born in Vienna. He was more interested in literature than music as a child and did not begin to compose until he was fifteen, when he started to teach himself music. 841 more words

Classical Music

Book Soundtracks

I’ve always written to music, but it wasn’t until I started listening to the Story Wonk podcasts that I began developing more structured writing playlists. Now, when I’m starting a project, I will typically begin by using one of my old playlists that is close in theme to the new story. 726 more words

Books

Happy Birthday, John Williams!

One of the great film composers was born on this day in 1932 – Happy 84th to John Williams!

Michael McCooe: Composer - Delibes

Léo Delibes was a French composer of the Romantic era. Living from 21 February 1836 – 16 January 1891, he specialised in compositions for ballet, operas and stage work. 310 more words

Michael McCooe

Musical Indentured Servitude

“It’s really hard to make a living as a musician. It’s almost impossible.” – Billy Joel

In order to make a living with music, we have all done what we had to. 661 more words

Music History

My Thoughts On "The Cello Music of the Spheres"

“an ancient philosophical concept that regards proportions in the movements of celestial bodies—the Sun, Moon, and planets—as a form of musica“

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