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Symphonie Espagnole is an iconic work by the French composer Edouard Lalo, which is believed to have launched the...
Amsterdam's free spirit for the Italian virtuoso
Pietro Locatelli (1695—1764), Italian violinist and composer, was one of the first great violinists who practiced...
Belated appreciation for the history-making Florence Price
The modern rediscovery of the little-known African-American composer Florence Price only began in 2009, when a large...
Romeo and Juliet eclipsed by the tragic beauty of Chinese Butterfly Lovers
The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto is one of the best known classical orchestra pieces in China, though a vast...
Max Richter's modern upgrade of The Four Seasons
Vivaldi's The Four Seasons could be rightfully called the most noted work of classical music. Contemporary composer Max...
Vintage performance of Vivaldi's concerto for four violins
Antonio Vivaldi wrote many concerts for violin, but only a few for four violin soloists. Concerto for Four Violins was...
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