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Arthur Fiedler

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Arthur Fiedler (December 17, 1894 – July 10, 1979) was a long-time conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, a symphony orchestra that specializes in popular and light classical music. [1]

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Albert Ketèlbey

Albert William Ketèlbey (born Ketelbey; 9 August 1875 – 26 November 1959) was an English composer, conductor and pianist, best known for his short pieces of light orchestral music.

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Antonín Dvořák

Antonín Leopold Dvořák (8 September 1841 – 1 May 1904) was a Czech composer.

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Austria

Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.

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Berklee College of Music

Berklee College of Music, located in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, is the largest independent college of contemporary music in the world.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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Berlin University of the Arts

The Universität der Künste Berlin (UdK; Berlin University of the Arts), situated in Berlin, Germany, is the largest art school in Europe.

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Boston

Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Boston Latin School

The Boston Latin School is a public exam school in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Boston Pops Orchestra

The Boston Pops Orchestra is an American orchestra based in Boston, Massachusetts that specializes in playing light classical and popular music.

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Boston Symphony Orchestra

The Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is an American orchestra based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Brookline, Massachusetts

Brookline is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, in the United States, and is a part of Greater Boston.

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Cardiac arrest

Cardiac arrest is a sudden loss of blood flow resulting from the failure of the heart to effectively pump.

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Chamber music

Chamber music is a form of classical music that is composed for a small group of instruments—traditionally a group that could fit in a palace chamber or a large room.

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Charles River

The Charles River (sometimes called the River Charles or simply the Charles) is an long river in eastern Massachusetts.

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Charles River Esplanade

The Charles River Esplanade of Boston, Massachusetts, is a state-owned park situated in the Back Bay area of the city, on the south bank of the Charles River Basin.

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Cocoanut Grove fire

The Cocoanut Grove Fire was a nightclub fire in the United States.

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Conducting

Conducting is the art of directing a musical performance, such as an orchestral or choral concert.

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David O. Selznick

David O. Selznick (May 10, 1902June 22, 1965) was an American film producer, screenwriter and film studio executive.

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Deutsche Grammophon

Deutsche Grammophon is a German classical music record label that was the precursor of corporation called PolyGram.

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Dimitri Tiomkin

Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin (May 10, 1894November 11, 1979) was a Russian-born American film composer and conductor.

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Disco

Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.

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Dmitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich (Дми́трий Дми́триевич Шостако́вич|Dmitriy Dmitrievich Shostakovich,; 9 August 1975) was a Russian composer and pianist.

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Don Caneva

Donald Earnest "Don" Caneva (October 10, 1936 – August 29, 2008) was an American internationally renowned, third generation band director, conductor, music editor, festival founder and band music educator.

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Doubleday (publisher)

Doubleday is an American publishing company founded as Doubleday & McClure Company in 1897 that by 1947 was the largest in the United States.

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Duel in the Sun (film)

Duel in the Sun is a 1946 Technicolor epic Western film directed by King Vidor, produced and written by David O. Selznick, which tells the story of a Mestiza (half-Native American) girl who goes to live with her white relatives, becoming involved in prejudice and forbidden love.

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Edward MacDowell

Edward Alexander MacDowell (December 18, 1860January 23, 1908) was an American composer and pianist of the late Romantic period.

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Evening at Pops

Evening at Pops was an American concert television series produced by WGBH-TV.

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Gaîté Parisienne

Gaîté Parisienne (literally, "Parisian Gaiety") is a ballet choreographed by Léonide Massine to music by Jacques Offenbach orchestrated by Manuel Rosenthal in collaboration with Jacques Brindejonc-Offenbach, the composer's nephew.

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George Gershwin

George Jacob Gershwin (September 26, 1898 July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist.

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Gerald Ford

Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King Jr; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was an American politician who served as the 38th President of the United States from August 1974 to January 1977.

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Hatch Memorial Shell

The Edward A. Hatch Memorial Shell (commonly referred to as the "Hatch Shell") is an outdoor concert venue on the Charles River Esplanade in the Back Bay section of Boston, Massachusetts.

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In a Persian Market

In a Persian Market is a piece of light classical music for orchestra with optional chorus by Albert Ketèlbey who composed it in 1920.

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Jacob Gade

Jacob Thune Hansen Gade (Vejle, Denmark, November 29, 1879 – February 20, 1963, Assens) was a Danish violinist and composer, mostly of orchestral popular music.

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Jacques Offenbach

Jacques Offenbach (20 June 1819 – 5 October 1880) was a German-born French composer, cellist and impresario of the romantic period.

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Jeremy Nicholas (writer)

Jeremy Nicholas (born 20 September 1947) is an English actor, writer, broadcaster, lyricist and musician.

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Jesús María Sanromá

Jesús María Sanromá (November 7, 1902 – October 12, 1984) was a Puerto Rican pianist who is one of the 20th century's most accomplished and important pianists.

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Johanna Fiedler

Johanna Fiedler (September 17, 1945 – May 27, 2011) was an American writer on music and publicist.

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John Hersey High School

John Hersey High School (also referred to as Hersey or JHHS) is a four-year public high school located in Arlington Heights, Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago in the United States, it has its students from Arlington Heights and also takes some students from Prospect Heights, Mount Prospect and a small part of Des Plaines.

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John Williams

John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor, and pianist.

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Karl Muck

Karl Muck (October 22, 1859 – March 3, 1940) was a German-born conductor of classical music.

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Leroy Anderson

Leroy Anderson; June 29, 1908 – May 18, 1975) was an American composer of short, light concert pieces, many of which were introduced by the Boston Pops Orchestra under the direction of Arthur Fiedler. John Williams described him as "one of the great American masters of light orchestral music.".

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London Records

London Records is a record label in the U.K. that marketed records in the U.S, Canada, and Latin America from 1947 to 1979 before becoming semi-independent.

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Marche slave

The Marche slave in B-flat minor, Op. 31 (published as Slavonic March) or Serbo-Russian March (Словенски марш / Српско-руски марш, Slovenski marsh / Srpsko-ruski marsh, Славя́нский марш / Сербско-русский марш, Slavyanskiy marsh / Serbsko-russkiy marsh) or Slavic March is an orchestral tone poem by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky published in October 1876.

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Marshall Space Flight Center

The George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), located in Huntsville, Alabama, is the U.S. government's civilian rocketry and spacecraft propulsion research center.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Morton Gould

Morton Gould (December 10, 1913February 21, 1996) was an American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist.

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PBS

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.

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Piano Concerto No. 2 (MacDowell)

The Piano Concerto No.

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Polydor Records

Polydor is a British record label and company, that operates as part of Universal Music Group.

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Pop music

Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.

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Presidential Medal of Freedom

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is—along with the comparable Congressional Gold Medal—the highest civilian award of the United States.

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Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly (PW) is an American weekly trade news magazine targeted at publishers, librarians, booksellers and literary agents.

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Often "Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky" in English.

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RCA Red Seal Records

RCA Red Seal is a classical music record label founded in 1902 by Eldridge R. Johnson and currently owned by Sony Music.

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Rhapsody in Blue

Rhapsody in Blue is a 1924 musical composition by American composer George Gershwin for solo piano and jazz band, which combines elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects.

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San Francisco Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony (SFS), founded in 1911, is an American orchestra based in San Francisco, California.

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Solo (music)

In music, a solo (from the solo, meaning alone) is a piece or a section of a piece played or sung featuring a single performer, who may be performing completely alone or supported by an accompanying instrument such as a piano or organ, a continuo group (in Baroque music), or the rest of a choir, orchestra, band, or other ensemble.

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Storrow Drive

Storrow Drive is a major crosstown parkway in Boston, Massachusetts, running east and north along the Charles River to Leverett Circle.

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Symphony No. 9 (Dvořák)

The Symphony No.

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Technicolor

Technicolor is a series of color motion picture processes, the first version dating from 1916, and followed by improved versions over several decades.

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Standard Hour

The Standard Hour, also known as The Standard Symphony Hour, was a weekly radio broadcast by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and the San Francisco Opera first heard in 1926.

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United States Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.

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United States Coast Guard Auxiliary

The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary (USCG Aux) is the uniformed auxiliary service of the United States Coast Guard (USCG).

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University of Pennsylvania Glee Club

Founded in 1862, the University of Pennsylvania Glee Club is one of the oldest continually running glee clubs in the United States and the oldest performing arts group at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Vienna

Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.

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Walt Disney World

The Walt Disney World Resort, commonly known as Walt Disney World, or often just as Disney World, is an entertainment complex in Bay Lake and Lake Buena Vista, Florida, near Orlando and Kissimmee, Florida.

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War Memorial Opera House

The War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, California is located on the western side of Van Ness Avenue across from the westside /rear facade of the San Francisco City Hall.

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Wernher von Braun

Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun (March 23, 1912 – June 16, 1977) was a German (and, later, American) aerospace engineer and space architect.

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Willy Hess (violinist)

Willy Hess (14 July 185917 February 1939) was a German violinist and violin teacher.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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YouTube

YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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1812 Overture

The Year 1812, festival overture in flat major, Op.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Fiedler

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