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Ligeti

Here's Ligeti getting ready for his Symphony For 100 Metronomes. He's not a rock goon, but crap, that a lot of damn metronomes.

Kurt Weill, German-born Jewish composer, most famously known for "Mack the Knife,"

Kurt Weill, German-born Jewish composer, most famously known for "Mack the Knife," Wrote music for "A Kingdom for a Cow" in which WB played Juan at Drury Lane in The show ran for 3 weeks!

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1812-1958) is arguably the greatest composer Britain had since the days of Purcell. In a long career, he composed music notable for its power, representing the essence of ‘Englishness’. He was educated at Charterhouse School, then Trinity College, Cambridge. He was a pupil of Stanford and Parry at the Royal College of Music, and he studied with Bruch and Ravel. His work included 9 symphonies, 5 operas, film music, ballet and stage music, music for chorus and..

Ralph Vaughan Williams was a great English composer who wrote such beautiful masterpieces as "The Lark Ascending" and "Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis.

Modeste Petrovitch Moussorgski (1839-1881) en 1876

Modeste Petrovitch Moussorgski (1839-1881) en 1876

Furtwängler & Zoltán Kodály in Budapest, on 22 February 1943

Furtwängler & Zoltán Kodály in Budapest, on 22 February 1943

Lotte Lenya and Kurt Weill

Kurt Weill and wife Lotte Lenya, working on “September Song" “I have never acknowledged the difference between serious music and light music. There is only good music and bad music.

Josef Suk (1874 –1935) was a Czech composer and violinist. Suk was taught organ, violin, and piano by his father, also known by the name Josef Suk. Though he did not start composing until 1891, he was well-trained in music. He was trained further in violin by the Czech violinist Antonín Bennewitz and his theory studies were conducted with several others including composer Josef Bohuslav Foerster, Karel Knittl, and Karel Stecker.

Josef Suk (1874 –1935) was a Czech composer and violinist. Suk was taught organ, violin, and piano by his father, also known by the name Josef Suk. Though he did not start composing until 1891, he was well-trained in music. He was trained further in violin by the Czech violinist Antonín Bennewitz and his theory studies were conducted with several others including composer Josef Bohuslav Foerster, Karel Knittl, and Karel Stecker.

Australia-born Arthur Benjamin--composer of the "Storm Cloud Cantata" in Hitchcock's "The Man Who Knew Too Much"

Australia-born Arthur Benjamin--composer of the "Storm Cloud Cantata" in Hitchcock's "The Man Who Knew Too Much"

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