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The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the ...


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A list of novels set in the eighteenth century: England and the British Isles, Continental Europe, and America; alphabetical by author within categories


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Beethoven was the grandson of Ludwig van Beethoven (1712–73), a musician from the town of Mechelen in the Duchy of Brabant in the Flemish region of what is now ...


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Print and download 18th Variation from Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini sheet music composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff arranged for Piano. Instrumental Solo in Db Major ...


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Recent and Upcoming Major Performances March 17, 2017. Dream of the Red Chamber. an opera in two acts. Stan Lai, director David Henry Hwang and Bright Sheng, librettists


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Romantic Music (1850-1900) The word romanticism was first used to describe new ideas in painting and literature, towards the end of the 18th century.


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I first became aware of J. Lawrence Cook in the early 1950s when I saw his name in Alan Lomax’s book Mister Jelly Roll. Lawrence had transcribed a number of Jelly ...


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Novels of Nineteenth Century America. For news on the latest reviews, author interviews and additions to this website, see the blog. …


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By Gary Walker Arturo O’Farrill makes music steeped in the pantheon of Afro-Latin culture. He can’t help it. It’s in his DNA. In addition to playing the piano ...


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Member-supported public radio from Philadelphia with 24-hour classical and jazz streams, playlists, and 14 frequencies serving PA, NJ, and DE


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The most comprehensive list of classical music genres available on the Internet. The Music Genres List site covers many of the most popular styles of classical music ...


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10/30/2011 · Correction: November 2, 2011 . An article on Monday about a dispute between the pianist Hélène Grimaud and the conductor Claudio Abbado over the ...