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In the 17th century, the major and minor scales became the basis for almost all classical music compositions. This...
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The Grosse Fuge is one of Beethoven’s most controversial works which he finished shortly before his death while being in...
Ferruccio Busoni as a great piano transcriber of Bach's keyboard music
Ferruccio Busoni was an Italian pianist, composer and theoretical writer whose creative period fell on the transitional...
Mecca for organ music created by Dieterich Buxtehude in Lübeck
The picture Musical Company by Johannes Voorhout shows baroque composer Dietrich Buxtehude playing the viol while his...
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