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Ursula Oppens

Ursula Oppens can be an American concert pianist that has dedicated the majority of her profession to executing and helping progress the reason for contemporary keyboard books. Oppens initially examined piano with her mom and later had taken lessons with Guido Agosti, Leonard Shure, and Rosina Lhevinne. After gaining her …

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Albert W. Ketèlbey

It’s possible, in case not likely, that whenever Uk composer and conductor Albert William Ketèlbey died in 1959 in age 84 he previously somehow heard a few of then-young Henry Mancini’s suave music. In that case, possibly the aged Ketèlbey could know that the mid-twentieth hundred years was obtaining from …

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Klangforum Wien

Austrian composer Defeat Furrer founded Klangforum Wien, a chamber orchestra specialized in modern music, in Vienna in 1985. The group comprises of 24 players and considers itself a collective, using its members in charge of artistic decisions. It can, however, engage visitor conductors for functions large more than enough to …

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Zeena Parkins

Zeena Parkins takes on the harp, piano, accordion, and sampler in a number of improvised, songs, contemporary composed, and avant-garde jazz configurations. Delivered in Detroit, Michigan, she researched dance, harp, and traditional piano, and gained an excellent Arts level from Bard University. Parkins shifted to N.Con.C. in 1984, where she …

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Tina Marsh

b. 18 January 1954, Annapolis, Maryland, USA, d. 16 June 2009, Austin, Tx, USA. From her bottom in Austin, Tx, Tina Marsh was often connected with a modern big music group, the 13-piece Creative Chance Orchestra (also called CO2), that was shaped in 1979. Furthermore to singing using the music …

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Sergey Prokofiev

In breathing new lease of life in to the symphony, sonata, and concerto, Sergey Prokofiev surfaced among the truly original musical voices from the twentieth century. Bridging the worlds of pre-revolutionary Russia as well as the Stalinist Soviet Union, Prokofiev loved a successful world-wide profession as composer and pianist. As …

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Tim Hodgkinson

A founding person in Henry Cow in addition to a frequent visitor on function by similar-minded organizations Hatfield & the North and Slapp Happy, Tim Hodgkinson played reeds and keyboards but later on moved into contemporary-classical structure. He previously also performed in or led post-punk/free of charge jazz groups just …

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Accordion Tribe

Accordion Tribe, an all-star band of world-renowned accordionists, originally assembled for a short task in the later ’90s. American accordionist Man Klucevsek brought together Sweden’s Lars Hollmer (Samla Mammas Manna), Finland’s Maria Kalaniemi, Austria’s Otto Lechner, and Slovenia’s Bratko Bibic (Begnagrad, Nimal). Each one of the musicians added repertoire towards …

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Thomas Clausen

An intermittent sideman, this Scandinavian pianist also prospects a jazz trio inside a modern format similar to Keith Jarrett.

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Ensemble InterContemporain

Located in Paris, Ensemble Intercontemporain is among the leading performance organizations specialized in new music, and it is closely connected with composer/conductor Pierre Boulez, a leader from the Western european avant-garde establishment. Boulez created the thought of the Outfit during the preparing levels for IRCAM (Institut de Recherche et de …

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