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Hamish MacCunn

Hamish MacCunn was section of a little but notable band of English composers who found out great favor in the concert hall and opera home by the end from the nineteenth century and close to total eclipse in the twentieth century. He was also probably the 1st great Scottish nationalist …

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Jimmy Skidmore

b. Wayne Richard Skidmore, 8 Feb 1916, London, Britain, d. 22 Apr 1998, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, Britain. After teaching himself to try out tenor saxophone when he was 20, Skidmore used Harry Parry, George Shearing as well as others, getting especially mixed up in years rigtht after World Battle II. He …

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Desmond Dupre

Desmond Dupré was a pioneer within the overall performance of lute and viola da gamba through the twentieth hundred years early music revival. After learning chemistry at Oxford, he started his musical teaching in the Royal University of Music in 1946, where he analyzed cello with Ivor Wayne and tranquility …

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