Classical music composers archive

Welcome to Musicalics, the classical music composers archive. Here you can find information about more than 26 thousand composers and over 700 thousand compositions. There is also a large collection of geographical places connected to composers or classical music: the MusicAtlas.

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This website is a combination of the Classical Composers Database (www.classical-composers.org; now disabled) and the extensive composers and compositions archive of Jean-Paul Giraudet, who compiled that in over 50 years. I am thankful to him that he allowed me to use that information here. I am also thankful to Ed Tervooren, who allowed me to publish his collection of MusicAtlas places.

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:59
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The original hand-written manuscripts of two compositions by Gustav Holst were rediscovered in...

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 11:17

Danish composer and installation artist Simon Steen-Andersen has won this year's Maurico Kagel...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:39
Mark Andre

The "Kunst- und Kulturpreis der deutschen Katholiken" (Art and Culture Prize of German Catholics...

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 10:38
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The Hungarian composer László Lajtha (1892-1963) will be honored by the Hungarian National Bank...

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:56
Eduard Artemyev

Russian film music composer and electronic music pioneer Eduard Artemyev has received the Dmitry...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 21:19
Harold Faltermeyer

German composer Harold Faltermeyer — who is famous for a.o. the score of the movie Top Gun...

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:36

The young Mexican composer Juan Pablo Contreras has received the Presser Music Award. The award...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 16:44
Stephen Schwartz

At the 2017 ASCAP Screen Music Awards ceremony on 15 May, composer Stephen Schwartz has been...

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