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Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) was a late-Romantic Austrian composer and one of the leading conductors of his generation. Aside from early works such as a movement from a piano quartet composed when he was a student in Vienna, Mahler's works are designed for large orchestral forces, symphonic choruses and operatic soloists.

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John Adams has harnessed the rhythmic energy of Minimalism to the harmonies and orchestral colours of late-Romanticism * Brought contemporary history to the opera house with his post-modern music-theatre works Nixon in China (1987), The Death of Klinghoffer (1991), and Doctor Atomic (2005)- from Boosey and Hawkes

Matisse painting from bed Just thinking about the passion, the creativity, the drive to share your gift, your art, your dreams. Wow !!!!!!

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A Swiss inlaid walnut orchestral interchangeable cylinder music box A. Rivenc & Co., Geneva late 19th century

Richard Strauss. He was also a prominent conductor throughout Germany and Austria. Strauss, along with Gustav Mahler, represents the late flowering of German Romanticism after Richard Wagner, in which pioneering subtleties of orchestration are combined with an advanced harmonic style.

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