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By Elizabeth Lunday

Actual stories of homicide, riots, heartbreak, and nice music.
 
With outrageous anecdotes approximately each person from Gioachino Rossini (draft-dodging womanizer) to Johann Sebastian Bach (jailbird) to Richard Wagner (alleged cross-dresser), mystery Lives of serious Composers recounts the seamy, steamy, and gritty historical past in the back of the good masters of foreign track. You’ll examine that Edward Elgar dabbled with explosives; that John Cage used to be enthusiastic about fungus; that Berlioz plotted homicide; and that Giacomo Puccini stole his church’s organ pipes and bought them as scrap steel so he might purchase cigarettes. this can be one tune heritage lesson you’ll always remember!

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Tchaikovsky) “Swanee” (G. Gershwin) fast, Kay Symphonia Domestica (R. Strauss) Symphonic Dances (S. Rachmaninoff) Symphonie Fantastique (Hector Berlioz), eight. 1, eight. 2, eight. three Symphony no. three (S. Rachmaninoff) Symphony no. four (P. Glass) Symphony no. nine (Antonín Dvořák), 17. 1, 17. 2, 17. three Symphony no. nine (G. Mahler) T Tannhäuser (R. WAGNER), 7. 1, thirteen. 1 Taylor, John, 2. 1, three. 1 Tchaikovsky, Antonia Milyukova (wife), sixteen. 1, sixteen. 2, sixteen. three Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich, sixteen. 1, sixteen. 2, 21. 1 10 (film) Texier, Lilly (later Debussy), 21. 1, 21. 2 Thalbert, Sigismond There’s whatever approximately Mary (film) 3rd Symphony (C. Ives) 3rd Symphony (L. Beethoven) Thomas, Dylan Timberlake, Justin Tito Manlio (A. Vivaldi) Tolstoy, Leo tombeau, 26. 1, 26. 2 Tombeau de Couperin, Le (M. Ravel), 26. 1, 26. 2 Tosca (G. Puccini), 19. 1, 19. 2 Toscanini, Arturo, 19. 1, 19. 2, 22. 1, 26. 1, 30. 1, 31. 1 “Träumerei” (R. Schumann) Travatore, Il (Giuseppe Verdi) Traviata, los angeles (Giuseppe Verdi), 14. 1, 14. 2 Tristan and Isolde (R. Wagner) Trout Quintet (Schubert) Truman exhibit, The (film) Tudor, David Turandot (G. Puccini), 19. 1, 19. 2 Turner, Eva Twain, Mark twelve-tone system, 24. 1, 24. 2, 27. 1, 34. 1 Twitchell, concord (later Ives), 25. 1, 25. 2 Twitchell, Joe Pages for Steve Reich (P. Glass) 2001: an area Odyssey (film), 22. 1, 22. 2 U Uematsu, Nabuo Unanswered query, The (C. Ives) Unfinished Symphony (Schubert) Unger, Caroline V Valse, l. a. (M. Ravel) Vanessa (S. Barber) Varzar, Nina (later Shostakovich), 30. 1, 30. 2 Verdi, Carlo (father) Verdi, Giuseppe, 14. 1, 14. 2, 19. 1 Verdi, Giuseppina Strepponi (2nd wife), 14. 1, 14. 2, 14. three Verdi, Icilio (son) Verdi, Luigia Uttini (mother) Verdi, Margherita Barezzi (1st spouse) Verdi, Virginia (daughter) Verklärte Nacht (A. Schoenberg) Vexations (Satie) Victor Emmanuel II (king) Victoria (queen) online game tune Violin Concerto (P. Glass) Vivaldi, Antonio Vivaldi, Giovanni Battista (father) von Meck, Nadezhda, sixteen. 1, 21. 1 W Wagner, Christine Wilhelmine Planer (wife) Wagner, Cosima Liszt Bülow (wife), 12. 1, 12. 2, thirteen. 1, 19. 1, 22. 1, 22. 2 Wagner, Eva (daughter) Wagner, Friedelind (granddaughter) Wagner, Friedrich (father) Wagner, Isolde (daughter) Wagner, Johanna Rosine (mother) Wagner, Katharina (great granddaughter) Wagner, Richard, 7. 1, nine. 1, eleven. 1, 12. 1, 12. 2, thirteen. 1, thirteen. 2, 19. 1 Wagner, Siegried (son), thirteen. 1, thirteen. 2 Wagner, Verena (granddaughter) Wagner, Wieland (grandson) Wagner, Winifred Klindworth (daughter-in-law), thirteen. 1, 22. 1 Wagner, Wolfgang (grandson) Wagner-Pasquier, Eva (great granddaughter) Walküre, Die (R. Wagner), thirteen. 1, thirteen. 2 Walpurgis evening (Felix Mendelssohn) Walsegg, Franz von Walter, Bruno warfare of the Romantics, 15. 1, 15. 2, 15. three Water stroll (Cage) “The Water song” (Handel) Weber, Aloysia, five. 1, five. 2 Weber, Constanze (later Mozart) marriage ceremony Crashers (film) “Wedding March” (Felix Mendelssohn) Well-Tempered Clavier, The (J. S. Bach) Werfel, Alma Schindler, 20. 1, 20. 2 Werfel, Franz West facet tale (L. Bernstein) Whiteman, Paul Wieck, Clara (later Schumann), eleven.

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