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Chautauqua Symphony Notes Week Six

Romanian Rhapsody in A Major, Op. 11, No. 1 George Enescu Romanian-born composer, violinist, conductor and educator, George Enescu (or Georges Enesco), was born in Liveni Vîrnav, near Dorohoi, Romania, on Aug. 19, 1881, and
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Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra Notes Week 5

Sheep May Safely Graze, BWV 208 Bach/Stokowski Among the cantatas that Johann Sebastian Bach composed for the church are a few secular ones, including Cantata No. 208 (that number does not reflect its place in
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Chautauqua Symphony Notes Week Four

Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber Paul Hindemith Paul Hindemith was born in Hanau, near Frankfurt, Germany, on Nov. 16, 1895, and died in Frankfurt on Dec. 28, 1963. He was an
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Symphony Notes for Chautauqua Week Three

The Cowboys Overture John Williams John Towner Williams was born in New York City on Feb. 8, 1932. This gifted American composer, arranger, pianist and conductor has emerged as the leading composer of film scores,