Due to mental illness, Duparc destroyed most of his music: Lénore, one of the few left, is a symphonic poem based on one of the most popular ballads in German literature.
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Hans von Bülow – Nirvana
Legendary conductor Hans von Bülow, considered by Wagner the only one who could conduct his operas, was also a composer.
“Nirvana” is a symphonic poem and one of the few works of his that survived.
Alexander Borodin – Requiem
Alexander Borodin’s Requiem is not your regular requiem: it’s a 5 minutes piece based on “Chopsticks”
Vítězslav Novák – In the Tatra Mountains
Vítězslav Novák (1870-1949) was a Czech post-romantic composer. Born in a small Bohemian town, he moved to Prague in...
Vasily Kalinnikov – Symphony n.1
Vasily Kalinnikov (1866-1901) has not been one of the most prolific composers in history. In 1892, thanks to...
Havergal Brian – Symphony n.1 “Gothic”
Havergal Brian (born William Brian, 1876–1972) was an extremely prolific British classical composer. His First...
Amy Beach – Symphony in E-minor, Op.32 “Gaelic”
Amy Beach (September 5, 1867 – December 27, 1944) was the first successful American female composer of large-scale art...
Lili Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps
Despite the brevity of her life, Lili Boulanger (1893-1918) carved a place for herself in the history of music: with...
Julius Röntgen: piano concerto n.2
"Not the famous one": this is how Julius Röntgen used to introduce himself, referring to his famous uncle, the...
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