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Ludwig van Beethoven archive articles, 1827

From the archive, 23 April 1827: Following the death of Beethoven, the Observer publishes a personal account of the eccentric and prodigiously talented composer.

He has always a small paper book with him, and what conversation takes place is carried on in writing.

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Tasmin Little - in praise of Beethoven and Yehudi Menuhin

Violinist Tasmin Little is a cherished English violinist, loved for her interpretations of the classics in the repertoire but also for her pioneering work in ensuring less heard British works for the instrument get their due. 1,656 more words

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Wigmore Mondays - Jerusalem Quartet play Beethoven & Bartók

Jerusalem String Quartet (Alexander Pavlosky and Sergei Bresler (violins), Ori Kam (viola), Kyril Zlotnikov (cello)

Wigmore Hall, London, 16 May 2016

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Piano Recitals, Thanks to Liszt!

Last year, Google’s homepage ran a picture to celebrate the 360th birthday of Bartolomeo Cristofori, inventor of the piano and keeper of instruments for the Medicis in Florence. 250 more words


May 8 in Music History

  1829 ~ Louis Moreau Gottschalk, American pianist and composer
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• 1948 ~ Oscar Hammerstein I, Playwright, producer… 62 more words


Farewell To Victor was a magical, magnificent night

The Regina Symphony Orchestra couldn’t have chosen a better way to bid farewell to music director Victor Sawa than with a magical evening of Beethoven. 705 more words

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May 7 in Music History

•  1833 ~ Johannes Brahms, German composer
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• 1840 ~ Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer
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