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Program notes are written by Dr. Joseph Milicia.

March 13, 2010

March 13, 2010 Program Notes

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Russian composers of the last couple centuries have found themselves dealing not only with the tensions of their music, but also the social and political implications...

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February 6, 2010

February 6, 2010 Program Notes

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The Prelude was composed in June, 1862 and first performed in Leipzig on November 1 of that year, with the composer conducting. The opera was completed...

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November 14, 2009

November 14, 2009 Program Notes

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Composed in the summer of 1889 and first performed on February 2, 1890 in Prague, with Dvorak conducting. The score calls for piccolo, 2 flutes, 2...

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October 10, 2009

October 10, 2009 Program Notes

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Composed in April, 1868, at the behest of Anton Rubenstein, and first performed on May 6 of the same year, with Saint-Saƫns at the piano and...

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