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  1. The Nightmare: Chapters 1, 2

    It was a double homicide.

    In no time, everyone in the city heard about it. The story was all in the papers, and crowds rushed to the apartment to see if they could get any news. This is what could be the police were able to figure out so far:
    Early that morning, neighbors called saying they heard a scream a little after sunrise in a nearby apartment, followed by a few softer yells. The police came to that apartment, and knocked on the door, but no one answered. They broke
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    Updated May-07-2011 at 01:29 by Huilunsoittaja

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  2. The Greatest Composers of the Romantic Era of Music (Part 1)



    Romantic music or music in the Romantic Period is a musicological and artistic term referring to a particular period, theory, compositional practice, and canon in Western music history, from about 1800 to 1910.

    Romantic music as a movement evolved from the formats, genres and musical ideas established in earlier periods, such as the classical period, and went further in the name of expression and syncretism of different
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  3. another good music day

    Unfortunately I had a lot of work to do today, so wasn't able to do any focused listening, but I did have some good stuff in the background.



    Of course I didn't listen to the whole thing; today it was the Orgelbuchlein. That means I'm about half way through the box. I think the Orgelbuchlein may be a little more approachable that some of the other stuff I've heard so far.

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  4. Uncyclopedia's Satirical Take on Classical Music Composers

    Satire is primarily a literary genre or form, although in practice it can also be found in the graphic and performing arts. In satire, vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, and society itself, into improvement.[1] Although satire is usually meant to be funny, its greater purpose is often constructive social criticism, using wit as a weapon.

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  5. The Rise of the Machines - Algorithmic and Stochastic Composition

    Stochastic Composition
    The idea of a mechanical, chance-driven process to produce music is not a new one; Musikalisches Würfelspielen, systems for concatenating musical fragments according to the rolls of a die, predate the electronic computer by at least two centuries. However, these early systems were very stereotyped, since the only algorithmic part was the ordering of the fragments.
    The computational power required to generate truly algorithmic music only began to become available
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