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Bringing Up Mozart

Let’s face it, parenting just isn’t an easy job. But the job is even harder when you are rearing a creative child with an incredible amount of talent. 662 more words


Four Female Composers: Changing times, views and is it getting better for the ladies?

By Elizabeth Han Hopkins


A music publisher once said: “We definitely want to publish it. Will you be willing to change your name to George?” 1,432 more words


Classical Music Almanac from The #ClassicalStream

Sunday, November 29, 2015


In 1632 Jean-Baptiste Lully was born in Florence, Italy. His general education and his musical training during his youth in Florence remain uncertain, but his adult handwriting suggests that he manipulated a quill pen with ease. 1,565 more words

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Classical Music Almanac from The #ClassicalStream

Saturday, November 28, 2015


Anton Rubinstein was born on this day in 1829. He was a pivotal figure in Russian culture when he founded the Saint Petersburg Conservatory. 392 more words

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Annem Ağlar, Başucumda Oturur (My Mother Weeps, Sits At My Bedside) (NEW)

Soloists: İsmail Altunsaray and Abdurrahman Tarikci

Annem Ağlar (My Mother Weeps) is a period piece, set at the juncture of traditionalist and modern medicines, of herbalists and brain surgeons. 354 more words

Life And Death

History Hunt: Germaine Tailleferre

This week, we’re heading across the Atlantic Ocean to meet a composer who never stopped learning and trying new things throughout her very long life! 776 more words


#ClassicalMusic Today November 27, 2015

In 1474 Guillaume Dufay died at about age 74 in Cambrai.

In 1743 George Frideric Handel’s “Dettingen Te Deum and Anthem” was premiered in London at the Chapel Royal, St. 1,968 more words

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