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Anders Paulsson
ANDERS PAULSSON, born October 14, 1961, is a Swedish soprano saxophonist. After studies at the Adolf Fredrik\'s Music School in Stockholm, the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and the Conservatoire de Bordeaux in France, Anders Paulsson received a Fulbright scholarship for studies at the Manhattan School of Music , New York City
New York City
. After his debut in 1992 in Carnegie Hall , Anders Paulsson has performed hundreds of concerts as a soprano saxophone soloist worldwide. He is probably the first musician in the world to have a solo career as a classical soprano saxophonist with the focus on commissioning new music from living composers
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BIS Records
BIS RECORDS is a record label founded in 1973 by Robert von Bahr . It is located in Åkersberga , Sweden
Sweden
. BIS focuses on classical music , both contemporary and early , especially works that are not already well represented by existing recordings. The company has recorded the complete works of Sibelius . Other composers of the Nordic countries and Balticum are also well represented in their catalogue, including Kalevi Aho , Christian Lindberg , Jón Leifs , Geirr Tveitt and James MacMillan . Other notable BIS projects include the Bach Cantatas by the Bach Collegium Japan under Masaaki Suzuki , and the complete piano music of Edvard Grieg
Edvard Grieg
by pianist Eva Knardahl . More recently, BIS has completed a 5-year Beethoven symphony cycle with Finnish born conductor Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra
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Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
The ESTONIAN NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (Estonian : EESTI RIIKLIK SüMFOONIAORKESTER) is the leading orchestra in Estonia
Estonia
and is based in the capital Tallinn
Tallinn
. Founded as the ESTONIAN RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, it gave its first concert in a broadcast by Tallinn
Tallinn
Radio on December 18, 1926. During the Soviet regime, in the 1950s, the orchestra became the first in the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
to perform the work of modernist composers such as Igor Stravinsky
Igor Stravinsky
, Arnold Schoenberg , Anton Webern , and Carl Orff
Carl Orff
, previously suppressed by Stalin 's regime
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ITunes
ITUNES (/ˈaɪtjuːnz/ or /ˈaɪtuːnz/ ) is a media player , media library, online radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc.
Apple Inc.
It is used to play, download, and organize digital downloads of music and video (as well as other types of media available on the iTunes Store ) on personal computers running the macOS and Microsoft Windows
Microsoft Windows
operating systems. The iTunes Store is also available on the iPhone , iPad , and iPod Touch . Through the iTunes Store , users can purchase and download music, music videos, television shows, audiobooks , podcasts , movies, and movie rentals in some countries, and ringtones , available on the iPhone and iPod Touch (fourth generation onward). Application software for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch can be downloaded from the App Store
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Naxos Records
NAXOS RECORDS is a record label specializing in classical music . Through a number of imprints, Naxos also releases genres including Chinese music , jazz , world music , and early rock "> It is also one of the largest distributors of independent classical record labels in the world. Since 2009 the company has distributed blu-ray discs , streaming web radio and podcasts . The company allows members of subscribing Public Libraries and Music Schools such as Hong Kong Public Libraries , Auckland Libraries , and Wellington City Libraries free streaming of Naxos classical and jazz collections. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Business model * 3 Distribution and Naxos Global Logistics * 4 Recognition * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links HISTORYThe company originally was known for its budget pricing of discs, with simpler artwork and design than most other labels
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Saint Petersburg Philharmonic
The SAINT PETERSBURG PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA was formed in 1882, and is Russia's oldest symphony orchestra . The Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra was initially known as the Imperial Music Choir, and performed for the Court of Alexander III of Russia . By the 1900s, the Orchestra started to give public performances at the Philharmonia and elsewhere in Russia. After the Russian Revolution , the Orchestra was taken over by the members, and the name was changed to the State Philharmonic Orchestra of Petrograd . In the 1920's, the Orchestra began receiving support from the State, and began to be known internationally. Guest conductor appearances were made by Bruno Walter , Ernest Ansermet , and Hans Knappertsbusch during this time. The city of Petrograd was renamed Leningrad three days after the death of Vladimir Lenin , the founder of the Soviet Union. Around this time, the Orchestra was renamed the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
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Swedish Radio Choir
The SWEDISH RADIO CHOIR is a professional classical choir. It is funded by Sveriges Radio
Sveriges Radio
, the public radio broadcasting company of Sweden. The choir consists of 32 singers, currently led by conductor Peter Dijkstra . Since 1979 it has been based at the Berwaldhallen in Stockholm
Stockholm
. In 2010 the Swedish Radio Choir was included in Gramophone magazine\'s special feature article where an international jury was asked to name the world's leading choirs
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Manhattan School Of Music
The MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC (MSM) is a music conservatory located on the Upper West Side
Upper West Side
of New York City
New York City
. The school offers degrees on the bachelors , masters , and doctoral levels in the areas of classical and jazz performance and composition. Founded in 1917, the school is located on Claremont Avenue in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of New York City, adjacent to Broadway and West 122nd Street (Seminary Row) . The MSM campus was originally the home to The Institute of Musical Art (which later became Juilliard ) until Juilliard migrated to the Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center
area of Midtown Manhattan
Midtown Manhattan
. The property was originally owned by the Bloomingdale Insane Asylum
Bloomingdale Insane Asylum
until The Institute of Musical Art purchased it in 1910
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Royal College Of Music In Stockholm
The ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC, STOCKHOLM (Swedish KUNGLIGA MUSIKHöGSKOLAN I STOCKHOLM) is the oldest institution of higher education in music in Sweden, founded in 1771 as the conservatory of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music . The conservatory was made independent of the Academy in 1971
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New York City
Bronx , Kings (Brooklyn) , New York (Manhattan) , Queens
Queens
, Richmond (Staten Island) ------------------------- HISTORIC COLONIES New Netherland Province of New York
Province of New York
SETTLED 1624 CONSOLIDATED 1898 NAMED FOR James, Duke of York
Duke of York
GOVERNMENT • TYPE Mayor–Council • BODY New York City Council
New York City Council
• MAYOR Bill de Blasio
Bill de Blasio
(D ) AREA • TOTAL 468.484 sq mi (1,213.37 km2) • LAND 302.643 sq mi (783.84 km2) • WATER 165.841 sq mi (429.53 km2) • METRO 13,318 sq mi (34,490 km2) ELEVATION 33 ft (10 m) POPULATION (2010 ) • TOTAL 8,175,133 • ESTIMATE (2016) 8,537,673 • RANK 1st, U.S
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Carnegie Hall
CARNEGIE HALL (/ˈkɑːrnᵻɡi/ , also frequently /kɑːrˈneɪɡi/ or /kɑːrˈnɛɡi/ ) is a concert venue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City , United States
United States
, located at 881 Seventh Avenue , occupying the east side of Seventh Avenue between West 56th Street and West 57th Street , two blocks south of Central Park
Central Park
. Designed by architect William Burnet Tuthill and built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891, it is one of the most prestigious venues in the world for both classical music and popular music. Carnegie Hall
Carnegie Hall
has its own artistic programming, development, and marketing departments, and presents about 250 performances each season. It is also rented out to performing groups
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Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
SWEDISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (Swedish : Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester) is a radio orchestra based in Stockholm
Stockholm
, Sweden
Sweden
, and affiliated with Sveriges Radio
Sveriges Radio
(Swedish Radio). The orchestra broadcasts concerts on the Swedish Radio-P2 network. One of the precursor ensembles to the current orchestra was the Radioorkestern (Radio Orchestra), whose chief conductors included Nils Grevillius (1927-1939) and Tor Mann (1939-1959). In 1965, the Radioorkestern was merged with another orchestra from Swedish Radio, the Underhållningsorkestern (Entertainment Orchestra), under the new name of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Sergiu Celibidache
Sergiu Celibidache
was the newly formed orchestra's first principal conductor, from 1965 to 1971. In 1979, the orchestra took up residence at the Berwaldhallen (Berwald Hall)
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Royal Stockholm Philharmonic
The ROYAL STOCKHOLM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA (Swedish : Kungliga Filharmonikerna or Kungliga Filharmoniska Orkestern, literal translations, "Royal Philharmonic" or "Royal Philharmonic Orchestra" ) is a Swedish orchestra based in Stockholm. The orchestra was founded in 1902 as the STOCKHOLM CONCERT SOCIETY (Stockholms Konsertföreningens orkester). The orchestra became a permanent ensemble in 1914. Since 1926, it has been based at Stockholm Concert Hall (Konserthuset). Starting in 1937, Radiotjänst (now Swedish Radio ) utilized the orchestra as its main broadcast orchestra, in lieu of having its own in-house orchestra. In 1957, it was renamed the STOCKHOLM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA (Stockholms Filharmoniska Orkester). In 1992 it acquired its present name, with patronage from the Swedish royal family. Georg Schnéevoigt was the first principal conductor of the orchestra, from 1915 to 1924
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Litteris Et Artibus
LITTERIS ET ARTIBUS is a Swedish royal medal established in 1853 by Charles XV of Sweden , who was then crown prince . It is awarded to people who have made important contributions to culture, especially music, dramatic art and literature. The front side of the medal has the image of the current King while the backside has the text "Litteris et artibus". CONTENTS * 1 Selected recipients * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links SELECTED RECIPIENTS See also: Category: Litteris et Artibus
Litteris et Artibus
recipients
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Adolf Fredrik's Music School
ADOLF FREDRIK\'S MUSIC SCHOOL (Swedish : ADOLF FREDRIKS MUSIKKLASSER) is a general municipal junior high school (Swedish : grundskola ) in Stockholm , Sweden with a focus on choral music, and highly competitive admission based on audition in singing and musical ability. The school has two campuses (City and Farsta) and three youth choirs of high international standard. Many professional musicians are alumni. This article is about the music school and its associated youth choirs. Adolf Fredrik\'s Youth Choir is part of the Adolf Fredrik Church and has only its name in common with the school. Adolf Fredriks Madrigalkör used to be associated with the church, but is now independent from both the church and the school
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