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Lundi, Septembre 4, 2006 - 10:12

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Jeudi, Août 31, 2006 - 12:00

Mercredi, Août 30, 2006 - 17:56

On 24 August composer James Tenney died, reportedly of lung cancer. Tenney was a contemporary classical music composer who was better known by his fellow composers than by the public.

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Samedi, Août 26, 2006 - 16:37

On Thursday 24 August Canadian composer John Weinzweig died in a hospital in Toronto, Canada. The "dean of Canadian classical composing" was 93 years old.

Vendredi, Août 25, 2006 - 15:09

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Vendredi, Juillet 7, 2006 - 16:15

The only photograph ever taken of Mozart's widow Constanze, was found back in the town archives of a Bavarian city.

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Lundi, Juin 26, 2006 - 16:20

Brazilian composer Marlos Nobre was announced by unanimity, as the winner of the VI Tomas Luis de Victoria Prize, in M

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Samedi, Juin 24, 2006 - 21:49

Composer Peter Coukis has recently completed his most recent work, "Nymphet Serenade", a 62 minute keyboard work consisting of six movements, written in a modern style and incorporating several Ame

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Lundi, Juin 12, 2006 - 23:09

After a serious disease famous avant garde composer György Sándor Ligeti has died in Vienna. He was 83 years old.

Lundi, Juin 12, 2006 - 11:58

On 6 May 2006 the film "Native New Yorker", with an original score by William Susman, won Best Documentary Short at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival.

Lundi, Mai 29, 2006 - 15:37

German composer Moritz Eggert has composed the music for the opening ceremony of the 2006 Soccer World Cup, to be held in Germany.

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Vendredi, Mai 26, 2006 - 12:29

On 25 May composer Philip Glass has received the Victor Herbert Award for his "leadership, generous spirit, and musical citizenship" from the American Society of Composers, Arrangers, and Publisher

Dmitri Shostakovich
Mercredi, Mai 24, 2006 - 14:26

The manuscript of Dmitri Shostakovich's first violin concerto was auctioned at Sotheby's on 19 May. The final bidder offered £ 43,200, more than twice the top estimate.

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Mercredi, Mai 3, 2006 - 10:17

On April 1st, 2006, the inaugural meeting of the first Joseph Marx Society in history took place in Vienna.

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