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A Guide to Handel’s Concerti Grossi, Op. 6

Robert Philip— Of all the composers from continental Europe who settled in England over the centuries, Handel was the one who achieved the greatest celebrity, becoming established as a quintessentially ‘English’ composer. He first became famous as a writer of operas in Germany and Italy, then moved to England in

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YUP Award Winners

We’re pleased to announce that Michael V. Pisani, author of Imagining Native America in Music, and Boris Gasparov, author of Five Operas and a Symphony, have won a 2006 Deems Taylor Award sponsored by the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers. Vivial Perlis and Libby Van Cleve, co-authors of

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A Symphony of a Book

“An enthralling new book,” says the Boston Globe in its recent review of Composers’ Voices From Ives to Ellington: An Oral History of American Music, by Vivian Perlis and Libby Van Cleve. The book and the two-CD set that accompanies it present a host of interviews with and about the

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