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Bohuslav Martinů

Bohuslav Martinů (8 December 1890, Polička – 28 August 1959, Liestahl) was a Czech composer of modern classical music with original style. He was a very prolific, writing almost 400 pieces. Many of his works are regularly performed or recorded, among them his symphonies, a consistently fine modern cycle of six; choral works, operas, concertos, including those for cello, violin, oboe and five for the piano and his chamber music, including seven string quartets and a flute sonata. His artistic history content more creative periods, incl. postimpresionism, neo-classicism, expressionism etc.

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Glenn Branca

Glenn Branca (born October 6, 1948 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) is an composer and guitarist. Branca studied theater at Emerson College in Boston in the early 1970s. While there, he began experimenting with sound as the founder of an experimental theater group called Bastard Theater. He moved to New York in 1976. His first encounter with the NYC music scene was with the N.DoDo Band whom he observed many times at their rehearsal space- Phil Demise's Gegenschein Vaudeville Placenter. This is where he first met jeffrey lohn who was playing electric violin with the N.

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Paul Hindemith

Born in Hanau in 1895, Paul Hindemith was taught the violin as a child. He entered the Hoch'sche Konservatorium in Frankfurt am Main where he studied conducting, composition and violin under Arnold Mendelssohn and Bernhard Sekles, supporting himself by playing in dance bands and musical-comedy outfits. He led the Frankfurt Opera orchestra from 1915 to 1923 and played in the Rebner string quartet in 1921 in which he played second violin, and later the viola. In 1929 he founded the Amar Quartet, playing viola, and extensively toured Europe.

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Bohuslav Martinů

Bohuslav Martinů; December 8, 1890—August 28, 1959) was a Czech composer of modern classical music, who was educated in the classic romantic style and deliberately withdrew after the First World War from the previous generation of teachers. He went through a trial period of expressionism and constructivism, and became an admirer of the current technical developments (orchestral sentences Half-time, La Bagarre) and jazz period as well (Kuchyňské revue (Kitchen Revue)). Of all of the post-war avant-garde styles, neo-classicism influenced him the most.

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Kneebody

Aaron Cohen - Downbeat "Kneebody Creating a New Language" At first, it seems that Kneebody chose a name that intentionally invited anonymity. After speaking to a couple members of the quintet, it becomes clear that they also took a firm stance against presenting a single bandleader. Equally crucial is that they wanted to invent a word that conveys no preconceived musical connotations. "It's a nonsense word that my girlfriend came up with," said saxophonist Ben Wendel. "We wanted a short, memorable word with a nondefinable genre connection.

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Luci Cahn

Luci Cahn – Inside Out The stunning debut single is here! Lucy Cahn is a superstar in the making and her debut single ‘Inside Out’ displays exactly why we should all sit up and take note. Compared to the likes of Sandi Thom, Jem and KT Tunstall, her catchy melodies and clever lyrics are sure to strike a note with everyone who hears her. ‘Inside Out’ is set to be the debut release of the year so make sure you don’t miss out!

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SK123

SK123 is a UK-based ambient, electronica and techno artist who began his musical career in the summer of 2000. Taking inspiration from releases on Ninja Tune, Rephlex and Warp records, SK123 released a large number of experimental EPs and short albums between 2002 and 2005. The following year he was able to produce two full-length albums (River Monkey and Zeolites) and two EPs, and in 2007 he released Soundwave to an appreciative online fanbase.

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