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M. Alex. (De Saint-Victor) Castillion

A French composer who was simply the college student of Masse and Franck. He helped to effect a result of a revitalization in French music, specifically in chamber music and vocal music. Saint-Saens performed his Piano Concerto for an unappreciative target audience (possibly due to the grave thematic products). Other …

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Frédéric Nicolas Duvernoy

The primary French horn player of his time, this teacher and composer was a favorite of Napoleon, appointed the first horn for the imperial chapel, and retained this position through the reigns of Louis XVIII and Charles X. Duvernoy, sidetracked by the thought of two horn divisions — cor alto, …

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Thomas Busby

Thomas Busby was an British article writer and musician whose music career was mainly associated with editing and enhancing and authoring music. Busby do sing for a while and was an organist and instructor as well. Oddly enough, his college students included Thomas Adams, Thomas Howell and Giovanni Sestini. His …

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William James Kirkpatrick

Kirkpatrick was a compiler and publisher of gospel music who also had Civil Battle band encounters. He was from Pa and was the chief executive from the Praise Posting Company. Kirkpatrick put together approximately a hundred different selections of the genre of music. He organized the hymn “Jesus helps you …

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