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Frederic Mullen

A short biography of Frederic Mullen is now included on the Composers page.


Rebecca Clarke arrives

When Rebecca Clarke studied composition at the Royal College of Music she was Charles Villiers Stanford’s only female student.

In 1916 she left England for the United States, where she established herself as a composer and viola soloist. 115 more words


Haydn's Musical Influence

Austrian composer Franz Joseph Haydn (also known as Joseph Haydn or Papa Haydn) is a staple of the Classical era. Throughout his lifetime (1732-1809), he was highly regarded as a composer; in fact, he is known as “Father of the Symphony” and “Father of the String Quartet” because he was  538 more words


Michael McCooe – Composer: Corelli

Arcangelo Corelli (17th February 1653 – 8th January 1713) was an Italian violinist and composer. His music during the Baroque era was key to the development of modern classical music, including sonata and concerto while he also helped to establish the preeminence of the violin. 64 more words

Michael McCooe

Michael McCooe – Composer: Smetana

Bedřich Smetana (2 March 1824 – 12 May 1884) was regarded as the father of Czech music in his homeland whose music became closely identified with his country’s aspirations to independent statehood. 40 more words

Michael McCooe

Ten Minute Tragedy: A Soccer Opera

Assignment #6 – Write a scene with 2 people in a room. Happening offstage––outside of the room––is a major moment in history.

Setting – Dressing room of team Peru at Estadio National in Lima, Peru May 24, 1964… 1,722 more words


My Favorite Film Composers: The Remastered Edition

When I wrote the list/rankings of my favorite film composers, I did so before AspieWord ever existed. Once I had the blog up and running I decided to put that list as one of my first postings. 971 more words