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Michael Giacchino

Michael Giacchino (pronounced juh-kee-no) (born 1967, Riverside, New Jersey) is an American soundtrack composer who has composed several multi-award winning scores for many popular movies, television series and video games. He attended the Evening Division at the Juilliard School, as well as the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where he acquired a degree in film production and a minor degree in History.

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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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The Lost Society

The Lost Society are a London based alternative band. Fronted by itinerant musician Joseph James and playing haunting melodies, the band take their influences from country blues, flamenco, tango and jazz. Their debut EP entitled The Loneliness of The Long Distance Runner is to be released in March 2010. Free downloads are available from www.thelostsocietymusic.com.

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Prokofiev

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S&M

S&M are the two founders of Dolph Hamster Music. They are responsible for releasing all the trash you hear from DHM. They recently decided to cover Miley Cyrus' entire new album, just to see if they could make it better. Did they manage this? Who knows. Have a listen and see what you think.

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Daniel Barenboim & Staatskapelle Berlin

The Staatskapelle Berlin is the orchestra of the Berlin State Opera (Berliner Staatsoper Unter den Linden). Its music director, the Staatskapellmeister, is that of the Berlin State Opera, currently Daniel Barenboim.
Daniel Barenboim (born November 15, 1942 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a pianist and conductor. He lives in Berlin and holds citizenship in Argentina, Israel, Spain and Palestine.Barenboim first came to fame as a pianist but now is as well-known as a conductor, for marrying Jacqueline du Pré and for his work with an orchestra of young Arab and Jewish musicians...

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The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) is a British orchestra based in London. It tours widely, and is sometimes called "Britain's national orchestra". The RPO was founded in 1946 by Thomas Beecham and played its first concert in Croydon on September 15, 1946. Beecham was principal conductor until his death in 1961. He was followed by then assistant conductor Rudolf Kempe, who was given the title of Conductor for Life in 1970. Subsequent musical directors and principal conductors have been Antal Doráti (1975-78), Walter Weller (1980-85), André Previn (1985-92), Vladimir Ashkenazy (1987-94).

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Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest in Dutch, KCO) is the best known and most respected symphonic orchestra in the Netherlands, and is generally considered to be among the world's finest. It is named after the Concertgebouw (Dutch for "concert hall") in Amsterdam in which it gives its concerts. Its "Royal" title was conferred upon it in 1988 by Queen Beatrix. The Concertgebouw opened on April 11, 1888.

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Borodin

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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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