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Today is Friday, Feb. 3, the 34th day of 2006 with 331 to follow.
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Partial Bach score discovered in Japan

TOKYO, April 4 (UPI) -- Part of the missing Johann Sebastian Bach's "Wedding Cantata BWV 216" has been found in Japan in the estate of late pianist Chieko Hara.

British buy violinist Menuhin's papers

LONDON, March 3 (UPI) -- The personal archive of American-born violinist Sir Yehudi Menuhin, who became a British citizen in 1965, has been bought by Britain's Royal Academy of Music.

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Today is Tuesday, Feb. 3, the 34th day of 2004 with 332 to follow.
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Feature: Celebrating America's Bach

Soon after Johann Sebastian Bach died in 1750, he became almost a non-person in Europe. Only a few aficionados remembered the work of this arguably greatest com
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Faith: Dead and smiling

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- When my father died on the operating table, something extraordinarily beautiful happened. At the very instant of his death, a radiant and contented smile spread
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Music's original Prof. Hill unveiled

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- American music's original Prof. Hill was not Prof. Harold Hill of Meredith Willson's musical, "The Music Man," but Ureli Corelli Hill, founder of the New York Philharmonic, whose recently discovered diaries are likely to rewrite musical history.
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Today is Sunday, Feb. 3, the 34th day of 2002 with 331 to follow. The moon is waning, moving toward its last quarter.
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Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, born, and generally known in English-speaking countries, as Felix Mendelssohn (3 February 1809 – 4 November 1847) was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period.

The grandson of the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn was born into a notable Jewish family, although he himself was brought up initially without religion, and later as a Lutheran Christian. He was recognised early as a musical prodigy, but his parents were cautious and did not seek to capitalise on his abilities.

Early success in Germany, where he also revived interest in the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, was followed by travel throughout Europe. Mendelssohn was particularly well-received in Britain as a composer, conductor and soloist, and his ten visits there – during which many of his major works were premiered – form an important part of his adult career. His essentially conservative musical tastes however set him apart from many of his more adventurous musical contemporaries such as Franz Liszt, Richard Wagner and Hector Berlioz. The Leipzig Conservatoire (now the University of Music and Theatre Leipzig), which he founded, became a bastion of this anti-radical outlook.

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