Shostakovich Piano Quintet Opus 57 (g)
Martha Argerich, Piano Joshua Bell, 1st Violin Henning Kraggerud, 2nd Violin Yuri Bashmet, Viola Mischa Maisky, Cello
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 ...
Morton Feldman
Morton Feldman (January 12, 1926 – September 3, 1987) was an American composer, born in New York City.A major figure in 20th-century music, Feldman was a pioneer of indeterminate music, a development ...
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Wolfgang Rihm
Wolfgang Rihm (born 13 March 1952 in Karlsruhe) is a German composer.Rihm is musical director of the Institute of New Music and Media at the University of Music Karlsruhe and has been composer in resi...
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Antonio Russolo
Antonio Russolo (1877 - 1942) was an Italian Futurist composer, brother of the more famous Futurist composer and theorist Luigi Russolo. The 78 rpm record made by him in 1921 is the only surviving sou...
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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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...
Witold Lutosławski
Witold Roman Lutosławski ([ˈvitɔld lutɔsˈwafski]; 25 January 1913 – 7 February 1994) was a Polish composer and orchestral conductor. He was one of the major European composers of the 20th century...
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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 ...
Harry Partch
Harry Partch (June 24, 1901 – September 3, 1974) was an American composer, music theorist, and creator of musical instruments. He composed using scales of unequal intervals in just intonation, a...
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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...
Christian Wolff (composer)
Christian G. Wolff (born March 8, 1934) is an American composer of experimental classical music.
Wolff was born in Nice, France, to the German literary publishers Helen and Kurt Wolff, who had pub...
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Mario Davidovsky
Mario Davidovsky (born March 4, 1934) is an Argentine-American composer. Born in Argentina, he emigrated in 1960 to the US, where he lives today. He is best known for his series of compositions called...
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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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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Luigi Dallapiccola
Luigi Dallapiccola (February 3, 1904 – February 19, 1975) was an Italian composer known for his lyrical twelve-tone compositions.
Dallapiccola was born in Pisino d'Istria (current Pazin, Cro...
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...
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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