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12116 161231  Electro House 2016 Best Festival Party Video Mix | New EDM Dance Charts Songs Club Music Remix - YouTube
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12086 161226    R.I.P.    George Michael    December 25, 2016   
George Michael Dead at 53 | with videos
George Michael - Wikipedia 
25 June 1963 – 25 December 2016, known professionally as George Michael, an English singer, songwriter, and record producer, who rose to fame as a member (with Andrew Ridgeley) of the music duo Wham!. He was best known in the 1980s and 1990s with his style of post-disco dance-pop, with best-selling songs such as "Last Christmas" and "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go". ...
George Michael - Careless Whisper (Official Video) - YouTube
George Michael - Topic - YouTube 

12049 161219     born December 19, 1915    Édith Piaf   
Edith Piaf  biography
Édith Piaf - Wikipedia  19 December 1915 – 10 October 1963; born Édith Giovanna Gassion, a French cabaret singer, songwriter and actress who became widely regarded as France's national chanteuse, as well as being one of France's greatest international stars.
  Her music was often autobiographical with her singing reflecting her life, and her specialty being
chanson and torch ballads, particularly of love, loss and sorrow. Among her well known songs are "La Vie en rose" (1946), "Non, je ne regrette rien" (1960), "Hymne à l'amour" (1949), "Milord" (1959), "La Foule" (1957), "L'Accordéoniste (fr)" (1955), and "Padam ... Padam ..." (1951). ...
Edith Piaf - La vie en rose (Officiel) [Live Version] - YouTube
La Vie en Rose – Edith Piaf - French Lyrics and English Translation French2Music - French Music with English Translations

12041 161217  Chopsticks! - YouTube

12017 161212  All Ears: A Musical Homecoming  The Atlantic

11898 161116    born November 16, 1873    W.C. Handy 
W.C. Handy - Songwriter - -
a leader in popularizing blues music in the early 20th century, with hits like "Memphis Blues" and "St. Louis Blues."
W.C. Handy - Memphis Blues - YouTube
W. C. Handy - St Louis Blues - YouTube
W.c. Handy - St. Louis Blues (1914) - YouTube
Mr. Handy's Blues A Musical Documentary - YouTube
W. C. Handy - Wikipedia 
William Christopher Handy, November 16, 1873 – March 28, 1958, an American composer and musician, known as the "Father of the Blues". ...
W. C. Handy Music Festival - Wikipedia 
annually in Florence, Alabama, sponsored by the Music Preservation Society, Inc., in honor of Florence native W. C. Handy, the "Father of the Blues."
W.C. Handy House Museum | Tennessee Vacation
Music  |  Alabama  |  Memphis, Tennessee  

11889 161114     born November 14, 1900    Aaron Copland
Aaron Copland
Copland Portrait - YouTube
Appalachian Spring - Aaron Copland LIVE - YouTube
Aaron Copland - Fanfare For The Common Man - YouTube
Fanfare for the Common Man, New York Philharmonic, James Levine - YouTube
Aaron Copland - Billy the Kid - YouTube
Billy the Kid, Ballet Suite - YouTube
Aaron Copland - Wikipedia  November 14, 1900 – December 2, 1990, an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later a conductor of his own and other American music. Copland was referred to by his peers and critics as "the Dean of American Composers." The open, slowly changing harmonies in much of his music are typical of what many people consider to be the sound of American music, evoking the vast American landscape and pioneer spirit. He is best known for the works he wrote in the 1930s and 1940s in a deliberately accessible style often referred to as "populist" and which the composer labeled his "vernacular" style. Works in this vein include the ballets Appalachian Spring, Billy the Kid and Rodeo, his Fanfare for the Common Man and Third Symphony. In addition to his ballets and orchestral works, he produced music in many other genres including chamber music, vocal works, opera and film scores. ...
Music  |  New York

11888 161113     R.I.P.    November 13, 2016    Leon Russell    Rocker Leon Russell Dies in Nashville  Yahoo, 11/13/2016, AP
A SONG FOR YOU - Leon Russell & Friends (1971) - YouTube

11877 161110     R.I.P.     Leonard Cohen    Leonard Cohen Dead at 82 - Rolling Stone

11859 161106     born 6 November 1814    Adolphe Sax
Adolphe Sax - Wikipedia  Antoine-Joseph "Adolphe" Sax (6 November 1814 – c. 7 February 1894)[1] was a Belgian inventor and musician who invented the saxophone in 1846. He played the flute and clarinet, and his other inventions are the saxotromba, saxhorn and saxtuba. ...
Meet the 'dangerous Belgian' who invented the sax | Public Radio International

Why Adolphe Sax’s Musical Invention Wasn’t Taken Seriously | TIME
Saxophone - Wikipedia

Chris Potter plays an early Adolphe Sax tenor saxophone circa 1859 at Saxquest - YouTube
Adolphe Sax - YouTube
Adolphe Sax: A Memoir in Voices - YouTube

Top 10 Saxophone Solos in Pop and Rock - YouTube
Saxophone ❤️🎷 Romantic Music Mix - YouTube
Soft Jazz Sexy Instrumental Relaxation Saxophone Music 2013 Collection - YouTube
Britains Got Talent 2009 Episode 2 - Julian Smith Saxophonist HD PURE EXPERIENCE - AMAZING - YouTube

Music  |  

11857 161105  Top 50 Songs Of The Week - November 5, 2016 (Billboard Hot 100) - YouTube

11833 161029     born October 28, 1896    Howard Hanson
Howard Hanson | Biography & History | AllMusic
Howard Hanson | American composer |
Howard Hanson - Wikipedia 
October 28, 1896 – February 26, 1981, an American composer, conductor, educator, music theorist, and champion of American classical music. As director for 40 years of the Eastman School of Music, he built a high-quality school and provided opportunities for commissioning and performing American music. ...
Hanson Symphony No. 2 Romantic (Schwarz-Seattle Symphony) (1-3) - YouTube
Howard Hanson - Symphony No.1 in E-minor, Op.22 Nordic (1922) - YouTube
Howard Hanson Symphony No. 4, Op. 34, Requiem - I. Kyrie (Andante inquieto) - YouTube

11829 161028     born October 26, 1911    Mahalia Jackson
Mahalia Jackson
Mahalia Jackson - Amazing Grace - YouTube
Whitney Houston (LIVE)Amazing Grace - YouTube
Move On Up A Little Higher Mahalia Jackson - YouTube
Mahalia Jackson - Topic - YouTube
Mahalia Jackson - Wikipedia 
October 26, 1911 – January 27, 1972, an American gospel singer. Possessing a powerful contralto voice, she was referred to as "The Queen of Gospel". She became one of the most influential gospel singers in the world and was heralded internationally as a singer and civil rights activist. ...

11766 161011     born October 10, 1813    Giuseppe Verdi  
Giuseppe Verdi | Italian composer |
Giuseppe Verdi - Wikipedia 
10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901, an Italian composer of operas.
Rigoletto La Dona e mobile - YouTube
Pavarotti- La Traviata- Brindisi - YouTube
La Traviata (Giuseppe Verdi) Best of Classical Music - Highlights Klassische Musik Playlist - YouTube
Giuseppe Verdi - Aida - Marcia Trionfale (Triumphal March) - YouTube
The Best of Verdi - YouTube
History of Italian opera-Viva Verdi - part 1of 7 - YouTube

Giuseppe Verdi - IMDb

11628 160829  VMA 2016 - MTV Video Music Awards - MTV

11624 160827  Top 50 Songs Of The Week - August 27, 2016 (Billboard Hot 100) - YouTube

11609 160822     born August 22, 1862    Claude Debussy
Claude Debussy
The Best of Debussy - YouTube
Claude Debussy | French composer |
Claude Debussy - Wikipedia  Claude-Achille Debussy, 22 August 1862 – 25 March 1918, a French composer. He and
Maurice Ravel were the most prominent figures associated with Impressionist music, though Debussy disliked the term when applied to his compositions. He was made Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in his native France in 1903. Debussy was among the most influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and his use of non-traditional scales and chromaticism influenced many composers who followed. ...
Impressionism in music - Wikipedia
Music  |  Impressionism

11601 160818    born August 18, 1750    Antonio Salieri     
Antonio Salieri | Italian composer |
Antonio Salieri Requiem - YouTube
Antonio Salieri - Sinfonia Veneziana - YouTube
Antonio Salieri - Wikipedia 
18 August 1750 – 7 May 1825, an Italian classical composer, conductor, and teacher. He was born in Legnago, south of Verona, in the Republic of Venice, and spent his adult life and career as a subject of the Habsburg Monarchy.
He was a pivotal figure in the development of late 18th-century opera. As a student of Florian Leopold Gassmann's, and a protégé of Gluck's, Salieri was a cosmopolitan composer who wrote operas in three languages. Salieri helped to develop and shape many of the features of operatic compositional vocabulary, and his music was a powerful influence on contemporary composers.
Franz Liszt, Franz Schubert, and Ludwig van Beethoven were among the most famous of his pupils.
This revival was due to the dramatic and highly fictionalized depiction of Salieri in Peter Shaffer's play Amadeus (1979) and its 1984 film version. ... He is popularly remembered as a supposedly bitter rival of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This includes rumours that Salieri murdered Mozart out of jealousy, when in reality, they were at least respectful peers. ...
Mozart and Salieri 'lost' composition played in Prague - BBC News 
Feb. 16, 2016 ... Deadly jealousy? "It is false. Salieri did not poison Mozart, but they both worked in Vienna and were competitors." ... What the 1984 film Amadeus gets wrong ...
Mozart Vs Salieri - YouTube
my favorite scene from Amadeus - YouTube

11597 160817    born August 16, 1958    Madonna    
Top 10 Madonna Songs - YouTube
Madonna Greatest Hits - YouTube
Madonna (entertainer) - Wikipedia 
born August 16, 1958, an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on MTV. Madonna is known for reinventing both her music and image, and for maintaining her autonomy within the recording industry. Music critics have acclaimed her musical productions, which have generated some controversy. Referred to as the "Queen of Pop", ...
Madonna - IMDb

11528 160727  A night at Moscow’s Bolshoi Theater  Deutsche Welle, 07/25/2016
Theater director: ‘I need freedom of speech’  Deutsche Welle, 07/25/2016

11525 160726  2016 Lowertown Blues & Funk Festival photos:  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6    The Family Stone
2016 Lowertown Blues & Funk Festival
The Family Stone
EverydayPeople - YouTube
The Family Stone LIVE 2012 (Full Concert) - YouTube
Sly & The Family Stone - Dance To The Music (Audio) - YouTube
Sly and The Family Stone- If you want me to stay - YouTube
The Family Stone - Home
Sly and the Family Stone - Wikipedia

11516 160723  Lowertown Blues & Funk Festival, St. Paul, MN  July 22 & 23, 2016
Funk - Wikipedia
Yesterday we attended the Festival: The Family Stone.

11517 160723  Evolution of Music V2 - YouTube

11514 160722-0723  Salzburg Festival – 22 July to 31 August, 2016  Salzburg, Austria
The star-studded Salzburg Festival begins  Deutsche Welle, 07/18/2014
Salzburg Festival - Wikipedia
Trailer Salzburg Festival 2016 - YouTube
Salzburg Festival for Everybody - YouTube
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade - Gergiev · Vienna Philharmonic · Salzburg Festival 2005 - YouTube
Salzburg, Austria Music, Lakes and Mountains - YouTube
Salzburg and Surroundings - YouTube
Music  |  Travel

11513 160722    born July 22, 1949    Alan Menken
The Best of Alan Menken - YouTube

Alan Menken - IMDb
Alan Menken - Wikipedia
  born July 22, 1949, an American musical theatre and film composer and pianist. Menken is best known for his scores for films produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. His scores for The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and Pocahontas have each won him two Academy Awards. He also composed the scores for Little Shop of Horrors (1986), Newsies (1992), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), Hercules (1997), Enchanted (2007) and Tangled (2010), among others. ...
Alan Menken - Topic - YouTube

Disney Song Medley by Alan Menken - YouTube

11474 160711  Electro House 2016 Best Festival Party Video Mix New EDM Dance Charts Songs Club Music Remix - YouTube
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike - Live at Tomorrowland 2015 ( FULL Mainstage Set HD ) - YouTube

11446 160704     born July 4, 1826    Stephen Foster  Stephen Foster
The Stephen Foster Story 2013 - YouTube
Stephen Foster songs - Nat Shilkret Salon Group - YouTube
Traditional American Song - Oh Susanna - YouTube
Way down upon the Suwannee River - YouTube
OLD FOLKS AT HOME - Original 1851 Verses - Tom Roush - YouTube
Suwannee River State Park - YouTube  Florida
My Old Kentucky Home - YouTube  Kentucky
Stephen Foster - Wikipedia 
July 4, 1826 – January 13, 1864, known as "the father of American music", an American songwriter primarily known for his parlor and minstrel music. Foster wrote over 200 songs; among his best-known are "Oh! Susanna", "Camptown Races", "Old Folks at Home", "My Old Kentucky Home", "Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair", "Old Black Joe", and "Beautiful Dreamer". Many of his compositions remain popular more than 150 years after he wrote them...
Stephen Foster Documentary - YouTube
Camptown Races - YouTube
Stephen Foster Memorial  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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