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Bebop + Trombone = J.J. Johnson

Written by Áron Simon Edited by Sarah Tako   During the prosperity of bebop there were many virtuoso trombone players who excelled; among these are Frank Rosolino, Urbie Green, Carl Fontana, Eddie Bert, Kai Winding and J.J. Johnson. Of these, Johnson was the one who played together with bebop fellows like Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker,…
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Richard Strauss: An Alpine Symphony

What shall a diligent composer do, if he supposed to take a creative break while waiting for the opera libretto? The answer is so simple: compose instrumental music! Well, but what kind? Actually, any kind, because even this composer had suggested in his writings, that everything could be composed. That means, all kind of phenomena…
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Briefly about Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a classical music prodigy, who grew up to be a genius.  The timelessness of his music had so many components. On the one hand, he had exceptional musical talent as demonstrated by his perfect pitch, musical memory, brilliant ability playing on the harpsichord and on the violin too. He sang well,…
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