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Jeanette MacDonald

Singer-actress Jeanette MacDonald is an ideal exemplory case of what, years after her loss of life, became referred to as a “classical crossover” musician. In her movies, radio, television performances, concerts, and recordings, she sang opera, operetta, artwork music, and present tunes, frequently with a watch toward popularizing traditional music …

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Joe Venuti

Although renowned among the world’s great practical jokers (he once called a few dozen bass players with an alleged gig and asked them showing up making use of their instruments in a occupied street corner simply therefore he could view the resulting chaos), Joe Venuti’s true importance to jazz is …

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Vittorio Giannini

Vittorio Giannini was probably one of the most distinguished of these American composers from the initial half from the twentieth hundred years whose function represented an development of aesthetic ideals and musical methods inherited from your centuries-long Western classical custom. The romantic soul of Giannini’s personal music and the original …

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