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November 25, 2016 ~ Today in Music History

. 1787 ~ Franz Gruber, composer of Silent Night

1896 ~ Virgil Thomson, American composer, conductor and music critic
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November 4, 2016 ~ Today in Music History

Carl Tausig (1841) Polish pianist

1847 ~ Felix Mendelssohn died
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.1922 ~ Paul Rovsing Olsen, Danish composer, ethnomusicologist and music critic… 221 more words

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Poetry and song lyrics

Today, the Nobel Prize of Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan, “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition“.

In 2011, the Prince of Asturias Award for Letters was confer to the Canadian poet and novelist Leonard Cohen for a “body of literary work that has influenced three generations of people worldwide through his creation of emotional imagery in which poetry and music are fused in an oeuvre of immutable merit.” (You can check it out the full statement in this link: … 577 more words

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The return of the pop-punk? 

In past days, Yellowcard released his 11th studio album, announcing it will be the last one. But this year, other 5 important pop-punk bands are releasing new studio albums too: Blink 182 (California), Green Day (Revolution Radio), Simple Plan (Taking One for the Team), Sum 41 (13 voices) and Jimmy Eat World (Integrity Blues). 1,017 more words

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Daughter. Not to Disappear

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The second album of Daughter Not to Dissapear is one of the few great albums during 2016.Not to Disappear reflects a mature sound of this band. 288 more words

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The Resistance. Muse


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The Resistance is the fifth album of Muse, an album that we consider an ambitious but a great album. The Resistance had a good reception on its release but music media had divided opinions. 287 more words

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Hector Berlioz Quotes

Hector Berlioz (1803 – 1869) was a French composer, conductor, and music critic. He influenced a generation of composers to adopt a musical style called Romanticism. 396 more words

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