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Widor Toccata

A few weekends ago, I went to a friend’s wedding, where I played horn on some classics (Bach-Gounod Ave Maria, Charpentier Te Deum Prelude… 167 more words

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The French Connections: The Soundtrack

For each of the composers in the illustration I have selected a piece of music or two for your listening pleasure.  I deliberately tried not to pick the pieces the composers are best known for, so there will be no… 140 more words

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The French Connections

While I was researching Maurice Ravel for last week’s Haiku Wednesday, I kept seeing connections between various French composers, more so than I had seen with other composers (or maybe I haven’t looked hard enough yet).   542 more words

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