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Mozart and his World: Salzburg II
Around the 5th century BC, a Celtic tribe established a small settlement on the banks of the river Salzach. By 15 BC the settlement had grown into the city Juvavum, and was part of the Roman Empire. The modern name
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Mozart and his World: Salzburg I
For one reason or another, the name Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has become a marketing cliché, selling everything from alcohol to chocolates. Perfectly sane and healthy people swoon at the mere mention of his name, and he is habitually referred to
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Beethoven and Shostakovich 9th
Leonard Slatkin conducts Shostakovich and Beethoven: 2 Ninth SymphoniesOrchestre National de Lyon, The Gulbenkian Choir, Manuela Uhl, Bea Robein,Christian Elner, Morten Frank Larsen29 June 2012, Auditorium de Lyon Watch the concert Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, “Choral”
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Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)
Pablo Gonzáles conducts Mahler and ToldráOrquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de CatalunyaWith Elena Copons, Donald Litaker and Christian Gerhaher3/6/2012, L’Auditori, Barcelona, Spain Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth) (1907-08) On 17 March 1907,
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Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77
Among the great composer-musicians of the nineteenth century, Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) stands as somewhat of an anomaly. In an age that worshiped flamboyant personalities and in which composers strove to break from tradition in radical new ways, Brahms was a
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La Campanella
Aix-en-Provence 27th December 2011 ‘La Campanella’ is often heard as an encore at recitals, in TV commercials, and in movies. To some it is a perennial favourite, but to others it may be too frequently performed. In either case, it
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