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“Jazz and Romanian Fiddling in Classical Music from 1926” — April 23rd, 2017

The decade that gave us flappers, women's suffrage, prohibition and the Great Depression, also delivered works by music greats Aaron … Continue reading

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Copland, Ruth Crawford Seeger, and the Hoe-Down from Rodeo

Everyone knows the “Hoe-Down” tune from Aaron Copland’s Ballet Rodeo (even if they don’t know who Aaron Copland was or … Continue reading

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Havergal Brian, Symphony no. 1 “The Gothic”

Of the many 1926 compositions I didn't have time to cover in the podcasts (see "More Compositions from 1926"), the … Continue reading

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Feb. 9, ’14: British, Russian, and Viennese Viola Music from 1926

Brian Linnell’s interview with Michael Lyon on KIOS: (OMAHA, Nebraska — February 3, 2014) The years 1900 to 1945 … Continue reading

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Film of Kandinsky Painting in 1926

This is a short film of the Russian abstract painter Wassily Kandinsky at work in 1926, the first Year in … Continue reading

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London in 1926 — Color Film

Here's some rare color film of London in 1926 — the first year in classical music we've studied at A … Continue reading

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John Philip Sousa in 1926

I only recently realized that I left John Philip Sousa out of my list of composers active in 1926. Sousa … Continue reading

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The AYICM Awards for 1926

Best Composition for Solo Instrument Other than Piano Franz Schmidt, Four Little Chorale Preludes ・ Andreas Juffinger, organListen Online ▪ … Continue reading

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More Compositions from 1926

What follows is a list of compositions from 1926 that I didn’t have room to discuss on the podcasts. In … Continue reading

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