Francis Poulenc (shown here in 1950) portrayed himself in 'Les soirees de Nazelles'. Credit: BBC

Francis Poulenc (shown here in 1950) portrayed himself in 'Les soirees de Nazelles'. Credit: BBC

Michael Tippett (1905 –1998) was an English composer.   In his long career he produced a large body of work, including five operas, three large-scale choral works, four symphonies, five string quartets, four piano sonatas, concertos and concertante works, song cycles and incidental music.

A presentation of the composer Michael Tippett, with his most popular works and many music samples.

\Benjamin BrittenBritten scrisse per il teatro e per le sale da concerto, per musicisti dilettanti, per bambini, così come per il cinema, per la radio e la televisione. Il suo linguaggio musicale non mostra l'idiosincrasia di molti musicisti contemporanei per la tonalità o per la melodia intesi come retaggio di un passato ormai morto. Tutto quanto proviene dal presente e dal passato viene rielaborato dal compositore in una sintesi assolutamente originale e/o utilizzato in funzione…

Friday Afternoons per Benjamin Britten - Eventi - Comune Cagliari News

On June 11, 1864, German composer Richard Strauss was born in Munich, Germany. http://geni.com/DvDxC

Curating an Exhibition: Richard Strauss’ Legacy at the McNay

Ottorino Respighi: 30 Videos to check out for you classical buffs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNopqAYGq-c=list_other=1=AL94UKMTqg-9AUx0W-aHzHGuk2weRmZTjw

Ottorino Respighi Brazilian Impressions Tropical Night Butantan Song and Dance Antal Dorati and The London Symphony Orchestra 1957 *****************.

Richard Wagner (1813–1883). German composer, and conductor. Wrote both the libretto and the music for each of his stage and revolutionised opera through his concept of the Gesamtkunstwerk (total work of art), by which he sought to synthesise the poetic, visual, musical and dramatic arts. He realised these ideas most fully in the first half of the cycle "Der Ring des Nibelungen". His compositions are notable for their complex textures, rich harmonies and orchestration, and the use of…

A musical beginning?

Wilhelm Richard Wagner 1813 – 1883 was a German composer, conductor, theatre director and polemicist primarily known for his music dramas.

Ottorino Respighi (1879–1936) Italian composer, musicologist & conductor. He is best known for his orchestral music, particularly the three Roman tone poems: Fountains of Rome (Fontane di Roma), Pines of Rome (I pini di Roma), & Roman Festivals (Feste romane). His musicological interest in 16th-, 17th- & 18th-century music led him to compose pieces based on the music of these periods. He also wrote a number of operas, the most famous of which is La fiamma, as well as piano music.

He is best known for his orchestral music, particularly the three Roman tone poems: "Fountains of Rome," "The Pines of Rome," and "Roman Festivals.

stravinsky - Buscar con Google

stravinsky - Buscar con Google

Франц Шуберт

Франц Шуберт

Benjamin Britten

Composer Benjamin Britten was an English composer, conductor, and pianist, and one of the central figures of British classical music.

Manuel de Falla (1876 - 1946) dominated Spanish music in the Twentieth Century. Arguably, the composers of Spain have yet to recover from his influence.

Manuel de Falla - dominated Spanish music in the Twentieth Century. Arguably, the composers of Spain have yet to recover from his influence.

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