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Much general comment on Moses Mendelssohn appeared in the press of the world on occasion of the centenary of the birth of the composer Mendelssohn in 1909.
During this period he acted as conductor at court concerts and on special occasions at the theatre, gave lessons to a number of pianists, wrote articles of permanent value on certain works of Berlioz and the early operas of Wagner, and produced those orchestral and choral pieces upon which his reputation as a composer mainly depends.
His interest in music led to his acquaintance with the composer Gluck, who became his intimate friend.
Its composer would seem to have been a disciple of Walahf rid; for his interests are not confined to the churches, their reliquaries, and the ecclesiastical ceremonial of saint-days, but he takes a pleasure in transcribing ancient inscriptions.Advertisement
He is a composer and plays multiple instruments and is a Grammy winner.
Wind instruments produce very special effects in chamber-music, and need an exceedingly adroit technique on the part of the composer.
Magnificent preparations were made; it was rehearsed 164 times, 14 times with the full orchestra; and the scenery and dresses were placed entirely under the composer's direction.
The Brazilian composer Carlos Gomes (1839-1896) is the best known of those who have adopted music as a profession, his opera Il Guarani having been produced at most of the European capitals.
It possesses a Roman Catholic and two Protestant churches, a palace with a fine park, and a monument to Weber, the composer, who was born here.Advertisement
So says bassist and composer Simon H. Fell of his latest work, Compilation III, a large scale work for 42 musicians.
The composer's lot has never been easy, yet many have shown brilliance in adversity.
He wrote with his elder brother Ben, a composer of music for, among other outlets, computer games.
Sebastian is a composer in his own right, having produced numerous settings for the Mass as well as other choral and organ music.
The program continues with Hayden's Oxford Symphony in which the Austrian composer lyrically sums up what he found to be quintessentially English.Advertisement
Multi-award winning composer John Williams and Star Wars theme music go hand in hand.
We commissioned young British jazz composer Byron Wallen to write new music inspired by Langston's poems.
Still only a young man, Neil has recorded & guested on 15 albums & is a prolific composer.
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Amadeus - The Director's Cut After a failed suicide attempt, the aged and forgotten composer Salieri must see the confessor.Advertisement
Index of contents (without composer attributions) added by the copyist on the verso of the second front flyleaf.
Himself a composer of no mean merit, he encouraged poets by a princely liberality.
A composer and/or lyricist might need to rework the text to help it to coalesce with a melody.
Alma redemptoris mater is an anonymous setting by an unknown composer, here transcribed and transposed for soprano, alto and tenor solo voices.
Charpentier's petits motets reveal the composer's penchant for the Italian style.Advertisement
Should the composer feel obliged to stick to a form of words found in a translation authorized for liturgical use?
Mozart's satirical opera is staged by ENO in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth.
The composer Gavin Bryars had arranged a very operatic, romantic version which I really wanted to change.
In 1843 William Henry Elgar, the composer's father was appointed organist.
There is to be a special prize to commemorate the birth of the blind organists and composer, Jean Langlais.
The composer likened the piece to a painting " as it explores the many permutations and colors of sound.
He conducts a concert of music by Danish composer Poul Ruders, featuring pianist Rolf Hind.
MacLeod was tutored by the eminent piper and composer Duncan Johnston, and has won all of solo piping 's most coveted awards.
The carols sung by the School Choir will range from medieval plainsong to a spectacular piece by the 20th century composer William Mathias.
The tenor and former student Rhys Meirion will perform Welsh composer Brian Hughes ' new Requiem at the College with CÃ´r Godre'r Garth.
The renowned Romanian composer Georg Enescu's Romanian rhapsody is world famous.
The TV show was simply superb - composer Howard Goodall taking apart the music of the Beatles to show how good it was.
The thought that the composer would never actually hear the symphony made it a very poignant occasion.
A fitting tribute was paid to Captain A C Green, composer of the famous setting of Sunset.
Music critics have declared him a world class guitar player and composer of a great human universality.
Poulenc's creative voice is so unmistakable that it comes as little surprise to discover that he was virtually self-taught as a composer.
Julian Joseph has built an international reputation as a jazz virtuoso, bandleader, and composer.
This is also the first occasion when I encounter other walkers during my entire trip - a reasonably well-known composer and a Reiki healer.
Secondly, the creations also whet the appetite for further large-scale works from the composer.
When improvements in the structure of an instrument remove from the modern composer's memory an entire category of limitations which in classical music determined the very character of the instrument, the temptation is easy to regard the improvement as a kind of access of wisdom, in comparison with which not only the older form of the instrument, but the part that it plays in classical music, is crude and archaic. But we should do better justice to improvements in an instrument if we really understood how far they give it, not merely new resources, but a new nature.
In spite of the necessary allusions to the ominous theme of the curse, which would give any less great composer ample excuse for succumbing to the listener's sense of impending doom, Wagner's music speaks to us through the child-minds of the Rhine-daughters and terrifies us with the ruthless calm of Nature.
Now, such subtleties seem as if they must be unconscious on the part of the composer; yet here Bach is so far aware of his reasons that his vivace e allegro is an arrangement of the second chorus of a church cantata, Gott man lobet dich in der Stille; and in the cantata the chorus has introductory and final symphonies and a middle section with a da capo!
Joplin was much more than just a ragtime composer, as can be seen in this vibrant collection of short works for piano.
Elgar 's music was redolent of the English landscape, and another composer who was equally influenced by this was Vaughan Williams.
The renowned Romanian composer Georg Enescu 's Romanian Rhapsody is world famous.
Chris Dench was born in London in 1953 and grew up in Dover; he is self-taught as a composer.
Poulenc 's creative voice is so unmistakable that it comes as little surprise to discover that he was virtually self-taught as a composer.
French composer, whose harmonic innovations helped pave the way for the musical upheavals of the 20th century.
Matthew is an Australian composer of some really interesting and wacky stuff.
He 's a builder and she 's a classical composer who now yearns to live by the sea.
As a composer, I'm proud to say that my songs have been published and heard throughout Asia and aired on radio stations throughout the USA.
Many people hear it as if it is said "Bauch" instead of "Bach", like the famous composer's name.
He was named after composer Orlando Gibbons.
Cohen is the middle of three brothers, one of whom is a composer, trumpet player, and founder of the electronica group Zöhar.
David Foster is a musician, producer, composer, and arranger.
Fey is married to composer Jeff Richmond, and the couple has a daughter, Alice.
I write music and lyrics, but I'm not a composer.
Richmond was a composer on Saturday Night Live and provides the music for Fey's series, 30 Rock.
Andrew York, a classical music composer, has won a Grammy and toured in more than 30 countries.
Fingerstyle Guitar also has several series features like coverage of the Composer's Contest Winners in Issue 67 or Issue 39's Swimsuit Edition highlighting the summer of the guitar.
The song has also been cited by film composer Howard Shore as being the inspiration for his Shire theme in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy.
Nobuo Uematsu was the chief music composer for the Final Fantasy series until his resignation in 2004.
I recently was able to actually meet Nobuo Uemastu (the composer for almost all of the music since the first), and I witnessed his orchestra perform all of the classic songs that defined exactly how much of a nerd I am.
In fact, Martin O'Donnell -- Bungie's lead composer -- has incorporated a full live orchestra and chorus for this outing.
If you have Composer on your Nokia phone, you can find it by going to Menu, then Tones, then Composer, and then go on to create your own ringtone (or one per someone else's instructions).
Taking it further, in 1995 composer Bill Whelan began working with several Irish dancers to create a stage performance called Riverdance, which showcased several Irish and Celtic art forms (including Flamenco) all together.
The rest of the show is a mélange of Celtic-inspired music by composer Roman Hardiman.
Balanchine, the son of a composer, saw his dancers as instruments, therefore most of his ballets are plotless, often performed without extensive backdrops, scenery or costumes.
In 1891, famous composer John Philip Sousa composed the Washington Post March, which was a big hit of the day.
Modern music historians give additional acknowledgment to William James Kirkpatrick, an American composer.
Do a YouTube video about your favorite composer or performer.
Today, the majority of posters are a combination of graphics, a photographic still and a litany of talent including the director, producer, writer and composer.
John Williams' Oscar for Best Musical Score (who knew a shark had its own theme music?) presaged his ascendance as the composer of choice for movie blockbusters.
Simon May, a well-known British composer and musician, wrote Anyone Can Fall in Love especially for the show.
For example, the Amadeus line was introduced in 1983 and was named for the movie of the same name based on the life of the composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
For example, an autistic man may reorganize his CD collection by the composer's date of birth.
Japanese composer Hikari ?e was born with a brain hernia and developmental disabilities which include autism, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
See if you can understand what the composer was feeling when he or she created the music.
The Nightmare Before Christmas soundtrack was written almost entirely by composer Danny Elfman (of Oingo Boingo fame and later known for composing many TV and film scores, including Batman and Good Will Hunting).
The song is an old Jamaican folk song and the original songwriter and composer is not known.
The song also helped cement composer John Williams' reputation as the go-to man in Hollywood for killer movie theme songs that are sure to stay with the audience long after the credits have rolled.
Terminator Salvation - The 2009 installment Terminator Salvation featured a new composer who contributed the score and worked to modify Brad Fiedel's original theme music.
Danny Elfman, a veteran soundtrack and score composer who has worked on such classics as Batman, Spider Man, Men In Black I & II, and many, many more was enlisted to spruce up the old theme from the original films.
With the scoring of the Terminator 2 soundtrack, composer Brad Fiedel succeeded in elaborating, updating, and accentuating his original work from the first Terminator film.
Eric Clapton has gained notoriety as a singer, songwriter, composer, and most of all, guitarist.
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The most famous of these events was when composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein made his final live concert appearance there in August 1990.
Known better to some as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophillus Mozart, or Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the man was a famed classical music composer.
Mozart grew up in a musical family, with father Leopold a small composer who taught and published textbooks on the topic.
Timocreon was also known as a composer of scolia (drinking-songs) and, according to Suidas, wrote plays in the style of the old comedy.
Joncieres, Victorin (1839-1903), French composer, was born in Paris on the 12th of April 1839.
In 1899 he married Baroness de Rosen, and after 1900 he appeared but little in public; but he became better known as a composer, chiefly of pieces for his own instrument.
These features established the work in a position which it will always maintain by its unprecedented dramatic qualities and by the glory reflected from Wagner's later achievements; but we shall not appreciate the marvel of its nobler features if we continue at this time of day to regard the bulk of the music as worthy of a great composer.
He was an enthusiastic and most useful leader of the volunteer movement from its beginning, and a writer, composer and singer of humorous and patriotic songs, some of which, as "The Three Foot Rule" and "They never shall have Gibraltar," became well known far beyond the circle of his acquaintance.
Though now remembered chiefly for invaluable contributions to the theory of music, it is evident that he must have been famous both as a practical musician and as a composer; for, notwithstanding the limited number of his printed works, consisting of a volume entitled Modulationes Sex Vocum (Venice, 1566), and a few motets and madrigals scattered through the collections of Scotto and other contemporary publishers, he both produced and superintended the public performance of some important pieces in the service of the republic. First among these was the music written to celebrate the battle of Lepanto (on the 7th of October 1571).
In front of it is a statue of the composer Amilcare Ponchielli, who was a native of Cremona.
In addition to other medical works he published anonymously Conjectures sur les memoires originaux dont it parait que Moyse s'est servi pour composer le livre de la Genese, (1753), in which he pointed out that two main sources can be traced in the book of Genesis; and two dissertations on the immateriality and immortality of the soul,.
A rapid composer and a workman full of resource, Franklin was soon recognized as the master spirit of the shop. Sir William Keith (1680-1749), governor of the province, urged him to start in business for himself, and when Franklin had unsuccessfully appealed to his father for the means to do so, Keith promised to furnish him with what he needed for the equipment of a new printing office and sent him to England to buy the materials.
Among the last-mentioned are the square at the railway station - the Ernst August-Platz - with an equestrian statue of King Ernest Augustus in bronze; the triangular Theater-Platz, with statues of the composer Marschner and others; and the Georgs-Platz, with a statue of Schiller.
In 1889 a museum of Beethoven relics was opened in the house in which the composer was born.
Praeneste was the native town of Aelian, and in modern times of the great composer (Giovanni) Pierluigi da Palestrina.
Destined by his father to the pursuits of trade, he was allowed, nevertheless, to indulge his fondness for music, and learnt to play at an early age on several instruments, his first teacher being the Tirolean composer, I.
Conscious by this time of the need of regular study of his chosen art, he placed himself under the severe training of Cherubini, by which the special qualities of the young composer were admirably developed.
In 1813 he made his debut in an opera in one act, the Sejour militaire, the unfavourable reception of which put an end for some years to his attempts as composer.
The various ways in which this special style could be modified by the scale of the work, and contrasted with the broader and more elaborate parts, gave the Mass (even in its merely technical aspects) a range which made it to the 16th-century composer what the symphony is to the great instrumental classics.
Brahms's Deutsches requiem has nothing to do with the Mass for the dead, being simply a large choral work on a text compiled from the Bible by the composer.
Sylvester was a good linguist, and a diligent composer of verse, both in English and Latin, but the opinion he cherished that his poems were on a level with his mathematical achievements has not met with general acceptance.
In the promenades are monuments to Moltke, Bismarck and Karl Wilhelm, the composer of the Wacht am Rhein.
His appeal to musicians was made in a threefold capacity, and we have, therefore, to deal with Liszt the unrivalled pianoforte virtuoso (1830 - r848); Liszt the conductor of the "music of the future " at Weimar, the teacher of Tausig, Billow and a host of lesser pianists, the eloquent writer on music and musicians, the champion of Berlioz and Wagner (1848-1861); and Liszt the prolific composer, who for some five-and-thirty years continued to put forth pianoforte pieces, songs, symphonic orchestral pieces, cantatas, masses, psalms and oratorios (1847-1882).
As virtuoso he held his own for the entire period during which he chose to appear in public; but the militant conductor and prophet of Wagner had a hard time of it, and the composer's place is still in dispute.
Karl Wilhelms (1815-1873), the composer of "Die Wacht am Rhein," was born here, and there is a memorial of him in the market-place.
Of the famous French history books of the middle ages Joinville's bears the most vivid impress of the personal character istics of its composer.
The six epistles are also forgeries; they were used by the composer of the twelve epistles which bear the name of Aeschines.
Among the celebrated natives of the town are the philosopher Leibnitz and the composer Wagner.
The musical composer Marschner (1795-1861) was born at Zittau.
While Astrud is known as a vocalist and not an instrumentalist, some of the songs she performed are intertwined with her name even more than the composer, such as The Girl From Ipanema.
The composer scored all six major films and provided background music for other areas of the franchise including video games, television series and TV movies.
Spielberg introduced George Lucas to Williams when Lucas was looking for a composer for his space epic that would eventually become Star Wars.
No one could imagine another composer or another set of themes to the classic science fiction epic that began in 1977 and continues in film, television, novel and music even today.
The Star Wars theme song was an amazing symphonic masterpiece created by composer John Williams, and performed by the London Symphony Orchestra.
Not only were movie scenes detailed and breathtaking, but so was the symphonic music created by composer Howard Shore.
This is especially common with simple html editors such as FrontPage or Netscape Composer.
Netscape Composer is a web authoring tool that has evolved over the course of many years.
It will be convenient to take one supreme composer as the artist who has dealt so consistently with the essentials of the new style that he may be conveniently regarded as its creator.
His brother, Johann Friedrich Hugo von Dalberg (1752-1812), canon of Trier, Worms and Spires, had some vogue as a composer and writer on musical subjects.
Whether Aldo was the sole composer of the work on spelling, in its first edition, may be doubted; but he appropriated the subject and made it his own.
Her sister, Maria Teresa Agnesi (1724-1780), a well-known Italian pianist and composer, was born at Milan in 1724.
Among the works produced for the first time or rehearsed with a view to the furtherance of musical art were Wagner's Tannhduser, Der fliegende Hollander, Das Liebesmahl der Apostel, and Eine Faust Overture, Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini, the Symphonie Fantastique, Harold en Italie, Romeo et Juliette, La Damnation de Faust, and L'Enfance du Christ - the last two conducted by the composer - Schumann's Genoveva, Paradise and the the music to Manfred and to Faust, Weber's Euryanthe, Schubert's Alfonso and Estrella, Raff's Kanig Alfred, Cornelius's Der Barbier von Baghdad and many more.
Baini held a higher place, however, as a musical critic and historian than as a composer, and his Life of Palestrina (Memorie storico-critiche della vita e delle opere di Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, 1828) ranks as one of the best works of its class.
In addition to his philosophical work, AzaIs studied music under his father, Pierre Hyacinthe AzaIs (1743-1796), professor of music at Soreze and Toulouse, and composer of sacred music in the style of Gossec. He wrote for the Revue musicale a series of articles entitled Acoustique fondamentale (1831), containing an ingenious, but now exploded, theory of the vibration of the air.
In 1634 also, having been selected as the composer of a Latin elegy to Richelieu on the occasion of the cardinal visiting Rouen, he was introduced to the subject of his verses, and was soon after enrolled among the "five poets."
His first music master was Gottlieb Muller, who thought him self-willed and eccentric; and his first production as a composer was an overture, performed at the Leipzig theatre in 1830.
The town has been embellished by several other statues, including those of Charles Augustus (1875); Lucas Cranach (1886); Marie Seibach (1889); the composer Hummel (1895) and Franz Liszt (1904).
In codex 763 of the British Museum the composer of the "Micrologus" and other works by Guido of Arezzo is always described as Guido de Sancto Mauro.
On his return to Vienna in 1756 he became famous as teacher and composer, in 1759 he was appointed conductor to the private band of Count Morzin, for whom he wrote several orchestral works (including a symphony in D major erroneously called his first), and in 1760 he was promoted to the sub-directorship of Prince Paul Esterhazy's Kapelle, at that time the best in Austria.
The best features of their Masses are those that combine faithfulness to the Neapolitan forms with a contrapuntal richness such as no Neapo litan composer ever achieved.
The public monuments of Dresden also include the Moritz Monument, a relief dedicated by the elector Augustus to his brother Maurice, a statue of Weber the composer by Rietschel, a bronze statue of Theodor Korner by Hahne', the Rietschel monument on the Briihl Terrace by Schilling, a bust of Gutzkow, and a statue of Bismarck on the promenade.
But experiment shows that in this condition much of the violin part sounds incomplete; and the truth appears to be that Haydn is thinking, like any modern composer, of the opposition of two solid bodies of tone - the pianoforte and the stringed instruments.
An instance of this characteristic function, specially remarkable because the composer has taken exceptional measures for it, is Beethoven's overture to Fidelio.
Musical public opinion now puts an extraordinary pressure on the young composer, urging him at all costs to abandon " outof-date " styles however stimulating they may be to his invention.
He was famous for his versatility, and besides being a distinguished lawyer, jurist and political leader, was "a mathematician, a chemist, a physicist, a mechanician, an inventor, a musician and a composer of music, a man of literary knowledge and practice, a writer of airy and dainty songs, a clever artist with pencil and brush and a humorist of unmistakeable power" (Tyler, Literary History of the American Revolution).
She met his regard with equal composer, in spite of the fact that the conversation was beginning to make her feel extremely uncomfortable.
He was an accomplished pianist and composer, although he never published any of his works.