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  1. This Day in Music History - November 14, 1954

    En français: http://itywltmt.blogspot.com/2011/11...mbre-1954.html

    The Golden Age of Television

    To appreciate today’s TDMH post, we must take a few moments to discuss what has come to be known in North America as the Golden Age of Television, that time span between, say, the first broadcast of the Texaco Star Theater (starring Milton Berle) and the Kennedy assassination.

    In 1947, there were about 44,000 TV sets in the US,
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    Updated Nov-20-2011 at 00:40 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Composers , Conductors
  2. A Playlist of JS Bach Firsts

    Since most of you aren't aware, today is my fiftieth birthday, and in a few days, I will be off for a week of field work at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. But enough about me - it's about the music, and my obsession with the number one.

    En français: http://itywltmt.blogspot.com/2011/10...ignees-js.html

    This week's playlist features a set of works by Johann Sebastian Bach that have in common the number one. I guess it is true of most
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    Updated Oct-11-2011 at 10:29 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Composers , Recorded Music
  3. A Playlist of Brahms Firsts

    Related Threads:
    http://www.talkclassical.com/15090-dark-moment.html
    http://www.talkclassical.com/14520-b...n-kertesz.html

    En français: http://itywltmt.blogspot.com/2011/10...s-signees.html

    For this first of my set of playlists on my Number One Obsession, a look at some Brahms works that have in common the number "1".

    As most of us know, oine of our regular TC'ers is a Brahms fanatic, and
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    Updated Oct-06-2011 at 10:45 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Composers , Recorded Music
  4. The Summer of the String Quartet – Part Five

  5. ITYWLTMT's Tchaikovsky Festival

    On my regular blog, I have put together a three-week series on the Tchaikovsky's Symphonies 4 to 6, featuring the "definitive" recordings by Evgenii Mravinsky and the Leningrad Philharmonic.

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