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Francesco Balilla Pratella
Francesco Balilla Pratella (Lugo, Italy February 1, 1880 – Ravenna, Italy May 17, 1955) was an Italian composer, musicologist Musicology (from Greek 'μουσική' (mousikē) for 'music' and 'λογος' (logos) for 'domain of study') is the scholarly analysis and research-based study of music Music is the of arranging s in time through the of melody, harmony ... and essayist. One of the leading advocates of Futurism Futurism ( it, Futurismo) was an artistic Art is a diverse range of (products of) human activities involving creative imagination to express technical proficiency, beauty, emotional power, or conceptual ideas. There is no generally a ... in Italian music, much of Pratella's own music betrays little obvious connection to the views espoused in the manifestos he authored. Biography Born in Lugo, and deeply impressed by the folk music he heard in his childhood in his native Romagna Romagna ( rgn, Rumâgna) is an Italian Italian may refer ...
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Francesco Balilla Pratella
Francesco Balilla Pratella (Lugo, Italy February 1, 1880 – Ravenna, Italy May 17, 1955) was an Italian composer, musicologist Musicology (from Greek 'μουσική' (mousikē) for 'music' and 'λογος' (logos) for 'domain of study') is the scholarly analysis and research-based study of music Music is the of arranging s in time through the of melody, harmony ... and essayist. One of the leading advocates of Futurism Futurism ( it, Futurismo) was an artistic Art is a diverse range of (products of) human activities involving creative imagination to express technical proficiency, beauty, emotional power, or conceptual ideas. There is no generally a ... in Italian music, much of Pratella's own music betrays little obvious connection to the views espoused in the manifestos he authored. Biography Born in Lugo, and deeply impressed by the folk music he heard in his childhood in his native Romagna Romagna ( rgn, Rumâgna) is an Italian Italian may refer ...
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Elgar
Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, (; 2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire. Among his best-known compositions are orchestral works including the ''Enigma Variations Edward Elgar Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, (; 2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire. Among his best-known compositi ...'', the ''Pomp and Circumstance Marches The ''Pomp and Circumstance Marches'' (full title ''Pomp and Circumstance Military Marches''), Opus number, Op. 39, are a series of five (or six) march (music), marches for orchestra composed by Sir Edward Elgar. The first four were publis ...'', concertos for violin The violin, sometimes known as a ''fiddle'', is a wooden chordophone (string instrument) in the violin family. Most violins have ...
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Ottorino Respighi
Ottorino Respighi ( , , ; 9 July 187918 April 1936) was an Italian composer, violinist, teacher, and musicologist Musicology (from Greek 'μουσική' (mousikē) for 'music' and 'λογος' (logos) for 'domain of study') is the scholarly analysis and research-based study of music Music is the art of arranging sounds in time through the elements of ... and one of the leading Italian composers of the early 20th century. His compositions range over operas Opera is a form of theatre Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of performing art that uses live performers, usually actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific ..., ballets, orchestral suites, choral songs, chamber music, and transcriptions of Italian compositions of the 16th–18th centuries, but his best known and most performed works are his three orchestral tone poems which brought him international fame: '' Fountains of Ro ...
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La Scala
La Scala (, , ; abbreviation in Italian of the official name ) is an opera house An opera house is a used for performances of . It usually includes a , an , audience seating, and backstage facilities for and building sets. While some venues are constructed specifically for operas, other opera houses are part of larger ce ... in Milan Milan (, , Milanese Milanese (endonym in traditional orthography ''Milanes'', ''Meneghin'') is the central variety of the Western dialect of the Lombard language spoken in Milan, the rest of its Metropolitan City of Milan, metropolitan cit ..., Italy. The theatre was inaugurated on 3 August 1778 and was originally known as the ' (New Royal-Ducal Theatre alla Scala). The premiere performance was Antonio Salieri Antonio Salieri (18 August 17507 May 1825) was an Venetian classical period (music), classical composer, conductor, and teacher. He was born in Legnago, south of Verona, in the Republic of Venice, and spent his adult life ...
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Naples
Naples (; it, Napoli ; nap, Napule ), from grc, Νεάπολις, Neápolis, lit=new city. is the regional capital of and the third-largest city of , after and , with a population of 967,069 within the city's administrative limits as of 2017. is the third-most populous with a population of 3,115,320 residents, and stretches beyond the boundaries of the city wall for approximately 20 miles. Founded by Greeks in the BC, Naples is one of the oldest continuously inhabited urban areas in the world. In the ninth century BC, a colony known as Parthenope ( grc, Παρθενόπη) was established on the . In the 6th century BC, it was refounded as Neápolis. The city was an important part of , played a major role in the merging of Greek and Roman society, and was a significant cultural centre under the Romans. It served as the capital of the (661–1139), then of the (1282–1816), and finally of the until the in 1861. Naples is also considered a capital of the Baroque, ...
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Free Verse
Free verse is an open form of poetry Poetry (derived from the Greek language, Greek ''poiesis'', "making") is a form of literature that uses aesthetics, aesthetic and often rhythmic qualities of language − such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre (poetry), metre ..., which in its modern form arose through the French ''vers libre Free verse is an open form of poetry, which in its modern form arose through the French ''vers libre'' form. It does not use consistent Metre (poetry), meter patterns, rhyme, or any musical pattern. It thus tends to follow the rhythm of natural sp ...'' form. It does not use consistent meter The metre ( Commonwealth spelling) or meter (American spelling Despite the various English dialects spoken from country to country and within different regions of the same country, there are only slight regional variations in English ... patterns, rhyme A rhyme is a repetition of similar sounds (usually, exactly the same sound ...
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Libretto
A libretto (Italian for "booklet") is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera Opera is a form of theatre Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of performing art that uses live performers, usually actor, actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a s ..., operetta Operetta is a form of theatre and a genre of light opera. It includes spoken dialogue, songs, and dances. It is lighter than opera in terms of its music, orchestral size, length of the work, and at face value, subject matter.Williams, S (2003). Op ..., masque The masque was a form of festive courtly Courtesy (from the word ''courteis'', from the 12th century) is Gentleness, gentle politeness and Royal court, courtly Etiquette, manners. In the Middle Ages in Europe, the behaviour expected of the no ..., oratorio An oratorio () is a large musical composition for orchestra, choir, and solo (music), sol ...
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Umberto Giordano
Umberto Menotti Maria Giordano (28 August 186712 November 1948) was an Italian composer, mainly of opera Opera is a form of theatre Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of performing art that uses live performers, usually actor, actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a s ...s. He was born in Foggia Foggia (, , ; nap, label=Foggiano, Fògge ) is a city and former ''comune The (; plural: ) is a Administrative division, local administrative division of Italy, roughly equivalent to a township or municipality. Importance and function ... in Apulia it, Pugliese , population_note = , population_blank1_title = , population_blank1 = , demographics_type1 = , demographics1_footnotes = , demographics1_title1 = , demographics1_info1 = , demographics1_titl ..., southern Italy Italy ( it, Italia ), officially the Italian Republic ( it, Repubblica ...
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Puccini
Giacomo Puccini (22 December 1858 29 November 1924) was an Italian composer A composer (Latin wikt:compono, ''compōnō''; literally "one who puts together") is a person who writes musical composition, music, especially classical music in any form, including vocal music (for a Singing, singer or choir), instrumental mus ... known primarily for his operas. Regarded as the greatest and most successful proponent of Italian opera Italian opera is both the art of opera in Italy Italy ( it, Italia ), officially the Italian Republic ( it, Repubblica Italiana, links=no ), is a country consisting of a Northern Italy, continental part, delimited by the Alps, a Italian P ... after Verdi Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (; 9 or 10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian composer best known for his opera Opera is a form of theatre in which music is a fundamental component and dramatic roles are taken by Si ..., he was descended from a long line of ...
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College Or University School Of Music
A music school is an educational institution Institutions, according to Samuel P. Huntington Samuel Phillips Huntington (April 18, 1927 – December 24, 2008) was an American political scientist, adviser and academic. He spent more than half a century at Harvard University Har ... specialized in the study, training, and research of music Music is the of arranging s in time through the of melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre. It is one of the aspects of all human societies. General include common elements such as (which governs and ), (and its associated concepts , , and .... Such an institution can also be known as a school of music, music academy, music faculty, college of music, music department (of a larger institution), conservatory, conservatorium or conservatoire. Instruction consists of training in the performance of musical instruments A musical instrument is a device created or adapted to make musical sounds. In principle, any object that pr ...
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Opera
Opera is a form of theatre Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of performing art that uses live performers, usually actor, actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage. The p ... in which music Music is the of arranging s in time through the of melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre. It is one of the aspects of all human societies. General include common elements such as (which governs and ), (and its associated concepts , , and ... is a fundamental component and dramatic roles are taken by singers Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice. A person who sings is called a singer or vocalist (in jazz and popular music). Singers perform music (arias, recitatives, songs, etc.) that can be sung accompaniment, with or a capp ..., but is distinct from musical theatre Musical theatre is a form of theatre, theatrical performance that combines song ...
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Symphony
A symphony is an extended musical composition Musical composition can refer to an Originality, original piece or work of music, either Human voice, vocal or Musical instrument, instrumental, the musical form, structure of a musical piece or to the process of creating or writing a new pie ... in Western classical music Classical music generally refers to the of the , considered to be Western or traditions. It is sometimes distinguished as Western classical music, as the term "classical music" may also refer to . In addition to formality, classical music i ..., most often for orchestra An orchestra (; ) is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music Classical music generally refers to the formal musical tradition of the Western world The Western world, also known as the West, refers to various .... Although the term has had many meanings from its origins in the ancient Greek era, by the late 18th century the word had taken on the ...
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