20th-century classical music
Benjamin BRITTEN: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 Part 1 The conductor is Michael Tilson Thomas Britten's theme is taken from Purcell's Th...
20th-century classical music
20th-century classical music was without a dominant style and highly diverse.
At the turn of the century, music was characteristically late Romantic in style. Composers such as Gustav Mahler, Rich...
21st-century classical music
21st-century classical music is a diverse art form. Some elements of the previous century have been retained, including post-modernism, polystylism and eclecticism, which seek to incorporate elements ...
Computer music
Computer music is the applications of computing technology in music composition. It includes the theory and application of new and existing technologies and basic aspects of music, such as sound synth...
Beethoven and his contemporaries
During the course of his lifetime (1770–1827), Ludwig van Beethoven enjoyed relationships with many of his musical contemporaries. Beethoven was famously difficult to get along with, and the history o...
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Jonathan Segel
Jonathan Segel (born September 3, 1963) is an American composer and multi-instrumentalist. He has played with Camper Van Beethoven, Sparklehorse, Eugene Chadbourne, and Dieselhed.
Born in Marseill...
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Minimal music
Minimal music is an aesthetic, a style, or a technique of music associated with the work of American composers La Monte Young, Terry Riley, Steve Reich, and Philip Glass. It originated in the New York...
Robert William Witt
Robert William Witt (March 4, 1930 – September 18, 1967) was a mid-20th-century neoclassical and experimental composer. A native of Youngstown, Ohio, he was a composer, pianist, and profess...
Malcolm Arnold
Sir Malcolm Henry Arnold, CBE (21 October 1921 – 23 September 2006) was an English composer. He gained a reputation for composing light music, film scores, works for theatre, ballets and symphonies.<...
Claudio Maldonado (musician)
Claudio Maldonado (born in 1980 in Lanús, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina) is an Argentinean composer, guitarist and arranger, referent musician from the new generation of classical music contempora...
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Edgard Varèse
Edgard Victor Achille Charles Varèse ([ɛdɡaːʁ viktɔːʁ aʃil ʃaʁl vaʁɛːz]; also spelled Edgar Varèse; December 22, 1883 – November 6, 1965) was a French-born composer who spent the greater part of his c...
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Jakob van Domselaer
Jakob van Domselaer (15 April 1890 in Nijkerk, Gelderland – 5 January 1960) was a Dutch composer.Domselaer was born at Nijkerk, Netherlands. In 1912, he traveled to Paris where he met the Dutch...
Daniel James Wolf
Daniel James Wolf (born September 13, 1961 in Upland, California) is an American composer.
Wolf studied composition with Gordon Mumma, Alvin Lucier, and La Monte Young, as well as musical tunings ...
Pauline Oliveros
Pauline Oliveros (born May 30, 1932 in Houston, Texas) is an American composer and accordionist who is a central figure in the development of experimental and post-war electronic art music.She was a f...
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Francesco Balilla Pratella
Franceso Balilla Pratella (Lugo, Italy February 1, 1880 – Ravenna, Italy May 17, 1955) was an Italian composer, musicologist and essayist. One of the leading advocates of futurism in Italian music, mu...
Tod Dockstader
Tod Dockstader (March 20, 1932 – February 27, 2015) was an American composer of electronic music, and particularly musique concrète. Dockstader was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States. He stu...
Peter Maxwell Davies
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, CH, CBE (born 8 September 1934) is an English composer and conductor. In 2004 he was made Master of the Queen's Music.
Davies was born in Salford, Lancashire, the son of ...
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Michael Tippett
Sir Michael Kemp Tippett OM CH CBE (2 January 1905 – 8 January 1998) was an English composer who rose to prominence during and immediately after the Second World War. In his lifetime h...
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Ruth Crawford Seeger
Ruth Crawford Seeger (July 3, 1901 – November 18, 1953), born Ruth Porter Crawford, was a modernist composer active primarily during the 1920s and 30s and an American folk music specialist from the la...
Paul Hindemith
Paul Hindemith (16 November 1895 – 28 December 1963) was a German composer, violist, violinist, teacher and conductor. Notable compositions include his song cycle Das Marienleben (1923) and opera Math...
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Captain Beefheart
Don Van Vliet (/væn ˈvliːt/, born Don Glen Vliet; January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010) was an American musician, singer-songwriter and artist best known by the stage name Captain Beefheart. His music...
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Philip Krumm
Philip Krumm (born April 7, 1941 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American composer who was "a pioneer of modal, repetitive pattern music". Krumm studied orchestration and composition with Raymond Moses ...
Hauke Harder
Hauke Harder (born 1963 in Heide (Holstein), Germany) is a German composer and experimental physicist.
Harder received a PhD in Chemistry, and works at the Institute for Physical Chemistry, Depart...
Alexander Mosolov
Alexander Vasilyevich Mosolov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Васи́льевич Мосо́лов, Aleksandr Vasil'evič Mosolov; 11 August [O.S. 29 July] 1900 – 11 July 1973) was a significant ...
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Louis and Bebe Barron
Bebe Barron (June 16, 1925 – April 20, 2008) and Louis Barron (April 23, 1920 – November 1, 1989) were two American pioneers in the field of electronic music. They are credited with writin...
Antonio Buonomo
Antonio Buonomo (born in Naples in 1932) is an Italian composer, solo percussionist and music educator. Professor of percussion at the conservatories of "S.Pietro a Majella in Naples" of Naples and "...
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Reinhold Glière
Reinhold Glière (Kiev, 11 January 1875 [O.S. 30 December 1874] – Moscow, 23 June 1956) was a Russian composer of German-Polish ancestry. His name has appeared in different ...
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