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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    Looking for mention of Germaine Tailleferre here I rarely have seen her name come up. In fact in a long thread on greatest or favorite female composers, I think her name was only mentioned once. This makes me think most people here have never explored her. She was one of Les Six and would not...
  2. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    What are your favorite Italian composers who created their works in the years 1800 - 1950?
  3. Classical Music Discussion
    As in the title. My top 10 favorite cello concertos are: Saint-Saëns - Cello Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 119 (1902) Gernsheim - Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 78 (1907) Röntgen - Cello Concerto No. 2 in G minor (1909) Delius - Cello Concerto (1921) Graener - Cello Concerto, Op. 78 (1928)...
  4. Classical Music Discussion
    As in the title. My top 20 favorite violin concertos from 20th century are: Karłowicz - Violin Concerto in A major, Op. 8 (1902) Röntgen - Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor (1902) Respighi - Violin Concerto in A major, P.049 (1903) Perosi - Violin Concerto No. 1 (1903) Sibelius - Violin...
  5. Orchestral Music
    As in the title. My top 20 favorite symphonies from 20th century are: (in chronological order) Dohnányi - Symphony No. 1 in D minor, Op. 9 (1901) Karłowicz - Symphony "Rebirth" in E minor, Op. 7 (1902) Melartin - Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 30 No. 1 (1902) Noskowski - Symphony No. 3 in F...
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    As in the title. My top 20 favorite piano concertos from 20th century are: Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 1 (1891, revised 1917) Delius - Piano Concerto in C minor (1897/1904/1907) Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 (1901) Respighi - Piano...
  7. Classical Music Discussion
    Hello dear forum members, I am interested what subtle, unhurried (but without long and/or frequent pauses), instrumental, chamber or orchestral music works from the above mentioned period do you know/recommend?
  8. Classical Music Discussion
    I am looking for info on specific 20th century pieces that are filled with anxiety, or are unsettling, etc. I have been recommended Ligeti, Scelsi, Xenakis, Penderecki, and Crumb, and while I am already somewhat familiar with Ligeti and Xenakis, and they are all great, there is so much to wade...
  9. Opera
    Many thinks that Italian Opera ended with Puccini and Mascagni (and the other composers roughly categorized under verismo) because they were the last italian operists which produced enduring successful Operas still staged and popular today. In reality, while the Opera industry in Italy began an...
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