Jan 08, 2022 · Moscow City Symphony Orchestra. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Paul Dukas on June 20, 2012 at the Moscow International House of Music. Dukas was a French composer born in 1865. He started composing at the age of 14 and by 16 he had enrolled at the Paris Conservatoire. At 17 years old, he wrote his first two adult compositions, overtures to ...
2 days ago · Francis Bacon was born on 22 January 1561 at York House near the Strand in London, the son of Sir Nicholas Bacon ( Lord Keeper of the Great Seal) by his second wife, Anne (Cooke) Bacon, the daughter of the noted Renaissance humanist Anthony Cooke. His mother's sister was married to William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, making Burghley Bacon's uncle.
Jan 13, 2022 · James Mtume, a fount of endless creativity, dead at 75. James Mtume’s musical destiny was ineluctable—his father was the great saxophonist Jimmy Heath, his uncles drummer Albert “Tootie ...
Jan 10, 2022 · California-born composer, arranger, producer and pianist Marty Paich began his career as Peggy Lee’s musical director in the early ’50s. After catching the attention of contemporaries Shorty Rogers and Shelly Manne, he started playing with their bands and – occasionally – penned charts for them.
Jan 04, 2022 · Internationally esteemed, he is widely considered to have been the last great classical symphonist, and his reputation has continued to increase since his death in 1975. His music became increasingly popular with audiences as he established himself as the most popular composer of serious art music in the middle years of the twentieth century.
Jan 02, 2022 · Andy Barker was a member of Manchester-based electronic dance music act 808 State, joining the band in 1989 and becoming part of their biggest successes. he also co-presented the 808 State Radio Show during the early 1990s, which was a major influence on the Manchester scene of the time. He died aged 53. Edward Barnes.
Jan 13, 2022 · He wrote 18 operas, many sacred choral works and over 300 concerti, many for use at the Ospidale della Pietà orphanage where he was director of music. Of these, the 12 violin concerti known as The Four Seasons (from the opus 8 set, The Trial of Harmony and Invention), have become the best known.