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Pierre Boulez MP (1925 - 2015)

Pierre Boulez, Classical Music Innovator, Dies at 90 By PAUL GRIFFITHSJAN. 6, 2016 Pierre Boulez, the French composer and conductor who was a dominant figure in classical music for over half a cent...

1/6/2016 1/6/2016

Carlos Gomes, maestro MP (1836 - 1896)

He was born in Campinas, Brazil, son of Maestro Manuel José Gomes and Fabiana Maria Jaguari Cardoso. His childhood's musical tendencies were soon stimulated by his father and by his older brot...

12/2/2015 12/12/2015

Dr. Leo Ascher (1880 - 1942)

Dr. Jur. Leo Ascher (17 August 1880 – 25 February 1942) was a composer of operettas, popular songs and film scores. Biography: Ascher was born in Vienna as Leonem Ascher. His father, Moritz ...

7/10/2012 12/6/2015

James Horner (1953 - 2015)

James Horner began studying piano at the age of five, and trained at the Royal College of Music in London, England, before moving to California in the 1970s. After receiving a bachelor's degree in musi...

6/4/2013 6/23/2015

Franz August Julius Schreker MP (1878 - 1934)

Franz Schreker (originally Schrecker; b. March 23, 1878, Monaco – d. March 21, 1934, Berlin) was an Austrian composer, conductor, teacher and administrator.[1] Primarily a composer of operas, hi...

7/26/2010 4/8/2015

William Walton MP (1902 - 1983)

Sir William Turner Walton OM In 1911 census living with Parents and Siblings at 93 Werneth Hall Road, Oldham, Lancashire From Wikipedia Sir William Turner Walton OM (29 March 1902 – 8 Ma...

1/3/2015 1/3/2015

John Dowland MP (c.1563 - 1626)

John Dowland From Wikipedia John Dowland (1563 – buried 20 February 1626) was an English Renaissance composer, lutenist, and singer. He is best known today for his melancholy songs such as...

1/3/2015 1/3/2015

John Kenneth Tavener MP (1944 - 2013)

John Tavener From Wikipedia Sir John Kenneth Tavener (28 January 1944 – 12 November 2013) was a British composer, known for his extensive output of religious works, including The Protectin...

6/26/2010 9/13/2014

Bartók Béla MP (1881 - 1945)

"Béla Bartók", "Béla Viktor János Bartók de Szuhafő"

Bartók Béla (zeneszerző) Wikipedia - Hungarian Bela Bartok Wikipedia - English

12/20/2011 3/16/2013

Peter Benoit MP (1834 - 1901)

De gedreven stichter van het Koninklijk Vlaams Muziekconservatorium van Antwerpen. Beroemde werken zijn o.a.: ' De oorlog' , cantate met groot orkest striemende aanklacht tegen het onheil van de Frans-...

3/7/2012 3/9/2013

Francis Poulenc MP (1899 - 1963)

Francis Poulenc est un compositeur et pianiste français, né le 7 janvier 1899 à Paris où il est mort le 30 janvier 1963. Site Web Officiel

3/22/2009 3/6/2013

Albert Roussel MP (1869 - 1937)

Centre International Albert Roussel Albert Roussel est un compositeur français, né à Tourcoing le 5 avril 1869 et mort à Royan le 23 août 1937. Membre d'une fam...

3/5/2013 3/5/2013

Vincent d'Indy MP (1851 - 1931)

Vincent d'Indy , né à Paris le 27 mars 1851 et mort à Paris le 2 décembre 1931, est un compositeur français et un enseignant prolifique. Vincent d'Indy (French pron...

5/20/2012 2/25/2013

Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO From Wikipedia (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international cl...

6/12/2008 1/22/2013

Aram Khachaturian MP (1903 - 1978)

"Արամ Խաչատրյան", "Ара́м Ильи́ч Хачатуря́н", "Il'yič", "Aram Xachatryan"

Aram Khachaturian (Armenian: Արամ Խաչատրյան; Russian: Ара́м Ил...

11/30/2012 12/1/2012

11/17/2012 11/18/2012

Arnold de Fine[1, 2, 3] 1530 - 1586 Fødsel ca. 1530 Køn Mand Død 13 nov. 1586 Sidst ændret 02 sep. 2009 Familie 1 Anna|Annike Pedersdatter, d. 1576 B�...

2/6/2008 11/10/2012

Heitor Villa-Lobos MP (1887 - 1959)

Heitor Villa-Lobos (March 5, 1887 – November 17, 1959) was a Brazilian composer, described as "the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music". Villa-Lobos has b...

8/15/2008 2/25/2012

Andria Balanchivadze (1906 - 1992)

Andria Balanachivadze (Georgian: ანდრია ბალანჩივაძე) (May 19, 1906 – Apri...

2/25/2012 2/25/2012

Meliton Balanchivadze (1862 - 1937)

Meliton Balanchivadze (Georgian: მელიტონ ბალანჩივაძე) (December 24, 1862 ...

2/25/2012 2/25/2012

Kurt Julian Weill MP (1900 - 1950)

Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900[1] – April 3, 1950[1]) was a German-Jewish composer, active from the 1920s, and in his later years in the United States. He was a leading composer for the stag...

1/15/2012 1/15/2012

Alban Berg MP (1885 - 1935)

Alban Maria Johannes Berg (February 9, 1885-December 24, 1935) was an Austrian composer. He was a member of the Second Viennese School with Arnold Schönberg and Anton Webern, and produced that c...

7/7/2011 7/7/2011

Cecil Gray (1895–1951) was a Scottish music critic and composer. He published books on the composers Jean Sibelius, Peter Warlock and Carlo Gesualdo, the last of these co-authored by the same Wa...

3/3/2011 6/14/2011

Niccolò Paganini MP (1782 - 1840)

Niccolò (or Nicolò) Paganini (27 October 1782 – 27 May 1840) was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. He was one of the most celebrated violin virtuosi of his ti...

6/6/2011 6/6/2011

Requiem , Nabucco - Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Akt III ; Libiamo - Brindisi from Traviata - (Joan Sutherland and Pavarotti) , Celeste Aida (Pavarotti) , Rigoletto - Questa o quella (Pavar...

5/9/2009 6/6/2011

Granada (from "Suite Española") - Isaac Albeniz ; Asturias - Isaac Albeniz ; Albeniz Piano Concerto No.1 ; Albeniz - Tango Isaac Manuel Francisco Albéniz y Pascual (Spanish pron...

10/25/2009 6/6/2011

Johann Ernst of Saxe-Weimar (German: Johann Ernst von Sachsen-Weimar) (25 December 1696 – 1 August 1715) was a German prince, son by his second marriage of Johann Ernst III, Duke of Saxe-Weimar....

5/31/2011 5/31/2011

Gustav Theodore von Holst MP (1874 - 1934)

Gustav Theodore Holst (born Gustavus Theodore von Holst, 21 September 1874 – 25 May 1934) was an English composer. He is most famous for his orchestral suite The Planets . Having studied at th...

5/17/2009 5/7/2011

Alexander Sergeyevich Taneyev (Russian: Алекса́ндр Серге́евич...

1/6/2011 1/6/2011

Frédéric Chopin MP (1810 - 1849)

"Fryderyk Szopen"

Ballade in G Minor (Horowitz) , Revolution Etude Op.10 No.12 (Encore, Kissin) , Nocturne No. 2 (Op. 9) (Yundi Li) , [ [ Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11],

1/7/2009 12/24/2010

Franz Liszt MP (1811 - 1886)

Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 in C- Sharp Minor , Liebestraum , Les Préludes (1/2) , Les Préludes (2/2) , Three Concert Etudes S.144 No.3 "Un Sospiro" (Hamelin) .

12/22/2010 12/24/2010

Richard Wagner MP (1813 - 1883)

Tristan und Isolde - Prelude , Die Walküre: "The Ride of the Valkyries" Act III (Boulez) , Flying Dutchman - Overture , Faust Overture , Parsifal Act I Prelude_1 .

12/22/2010 12/24/2010

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach MP (1714 - 1788)

"der Berliner oer Hamburger Bach"

Et Misericordia from CPE Bach's Magnificat Sonata for Harpsichord in A major Sonatina n1 Concerto in D Minor, Part 1 . Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (8 March 1714 – 14 December 1788) was a...

8/19/2008 11/26/2010

Jean Sibelius MP (1865 - 1957)

_ YLE kunnioittaa Sibeliuksen 150. juhlavuotta säveltäjälle omistetuilla sivuilla. _ The composer Jean Sibelius anniversary - 150 y. / 2015 **************** ***************...

7/21/2008 11/16/2010

Edvard Grieg MP (1843 - 1907)

Edvard Hagerup Grieg (1843-1907) komponist. Foreldre: Kjøpmann, visekonsul Alexander Grieg (1806–75) og musikkpedagog Gesine Judithe Hagerup (1814–75). Gift 11.6.1867 med sanger,...

9/24/2008 11/15/2010

Hanns Eisler MP (1898 - 1962)

Hanns Eisler (6 July 1898 – 6 September 1962) was a German and Austrian composer. Eisler was born in Leipzig where his Jewish father, Rudolf Eisler, was a professor of philosophy. In 1901 ...

7/24/2009 11/14/2010

Erich Wolfgang Korngold MP (1897 - 1957)

Erich Wolfgang Korngold (May 29, 1897 – November 29, 1957) was an Austro-Hungarian film and romantic music composer.[1] While his compositional style was considered well out of vogue at the ti...

11/14/2010 11/14/2010

Karl Ignaz Weigl (1881 - 1949)

Karl Ignaz Weigl (2 February 1881 – 11 August 1949) was an Austrian composer. He was born in Vienna, being the son of a bank official who was also a keen amateur musician. Alexander Zemlinsk...

10/5/2010 11/14/2010

Luigi Nono MP (1924 - 1990)

Luigi Nono (January 29, 1924 – May 8, 1990) was an Italian avant-garde composer of classical music, one of the most important composers of the 20th century. Biography Early years Born in...

2/7/2009 11/14/2010

Dr. Ernst Toch (1887 - 1964)

Ernst Toch (German pronunciation: [ˈtox]; 7 December, 1887, Leopoldstadt, Vienna 2 — 1 October, 1964, Santa Monica) was a composer of classical music and film scores. Contents [show] ...

8/3/2008 11/14/2010

Richard Georg Strauss MP (1864 - 1949)

Richard Strauss: "Also sprach Zarathustra" op.30 ; Richard Strauss: Salome (magyar felirattal) ; The Best of Strauss ; “Aus Italien”, fantasia sinfonica op. 16 Richard Georg Str...

11/14/2010 11/14/2010

Eric Zeisl (1905 - 1959)

"Erich"

Geburt 1905 Quelle GenTeam Heirat 1935 Wien Quelle GenTeam "Eric Zeisl was born in Vienna on May 18, 1905. From childhood, he demonstrated an unshakable resolve to compose. Against strong family re...

2/7/2009 11/14/2010

Josef I Strauss MP (1827 - 1870)

Sport-Polka; Polka schnell; op. 170 , "Delirien Walz" , Spharenklange Walzer , Die Libelle op. 204 · Ballett . Josef Strauss (German: Josef Strauß) (August 20, 1827 - July 22, 1...

5/17/2010 11/14/2010

Johann Strauss II (Jr.) MP (1825 - 1899)

The Blue Danube Waltz , Vienna Waltz , Tales from the Vienna woods (Walzer, op.325) , "Die Fledermaus" . Johann Strauss II (October 25, 1825 – June 3, 1899; also known as fully Johan...

12/3/2009 11/14/2010

Alexander von Zemlinsky MP (1871 - 1942)

Alexander Zemlinsky or Alexander von Zemlinsky (October 14, 1871, Vienna – March 15, 1942, Larchmont, New York) was an Austrian composer, conductor, and teacher. Biography Early life Zemli...

2/7/2009 11/14/2010

Arnold Schoenberg MP (1874 - 1951)

Arnold Schoenberg (pronounced [ˈaːɐ̯nɔlt ˈʃøːnbɛɐ̯k]; 13 September 1874 – 13 July 1951) was an Austrian co...

2/7/2009 11/14/2010

Felix Mendelssohn MP (1809 - 1847)

"Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy", "Felix Bartholdy /Mendelssohn/", "Felix Jacob /Mendelssohn Bartholdy/"

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Wedding March , The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) - Overture , A Midsummer's Night Dream - Scherzo & Song - "You spotted snakes" , Itzhak Perlman Mendelssohn Violin Concert...

7/22/2008 11/14/2010

Gustav Mahler MP (1860 - 1911)

Gustav Mahler - Adagietto from Symphony no. 5 ; Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 1 "Titan" | Vienna Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein ; Gustav Mahler - Symphony No.9 in D-major - IV, Adagio. ; Mahler: ...

1/1/2010 11/13/2010

Johann Sebastian Bach MP (1685 - 1750)

Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March 1685[2] – 28 July 1750) was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo inst...

8/19/2008 11/12/2010

Ludwig van Beethoven MP (1770 - 1827)

Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. He is considered to have been the most crucial figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western classical mus...

7/30/2010 11/12/2010

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart MP (1756 - 1791)

"Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart"

Piano Concerto No. 21 - Andante Requiem Turkish March Eine Kleine Nachtmusik The Marriage of Figaro Sinfonia n° 40 K550

1/13/2009 11/12/2010