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Divertimento (from the Italian divertire "to amuse") is a musical genre, with most of its examples from the 18th century. [1]

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Alfred Reed

Alfred Reed (January 25, 1921, New York – September 17, 2005, Miami, Florida) was an American, neo-classical composer, with more than two hundred published works for concert band, orchestra, chorus, and chamber ensemble to his name.

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Béla Bartók

Béla Viktor János Bartók (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a Hungarian composer and pianist.

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Benjamin Britten

Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten, (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor and pianist.

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Bohuslav Martinů

Bohuslav Martinů (December 8, 1890 – August 28, 1959) was a prolific Czech composer of modern classical music.

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Carl Stamitz

Carl Philipp Stamitz ('Karel Stamic'; baptized 8 May 17459 November 1801), who changed his given name from Karl, was a German composer of partial Czech ancestry.

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Carlo Grossi

Carlo Grossi (c. 163414 May 1688) was an Italian composer.

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Cassation (music)

Cassation is a minor musical genre related to the serenade and divertimento.

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Cello concerto

A cello concerto (sometimes called a violoncello concerto) is a concerto for solo cello with orchestra or, very occasionally, smaller groups of instruments.

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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 any small chamber.

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Concierto como un divertimento

Joaquín Rodrigo's Concierto como un divertimento, for cello and orchestra received its first performance at the Royal Festival Hall, London, on April 15, 1982.

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Divertimento in E-flat (Mozart)

The Divertimento in E flat major, K. 563, is a string trio, written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1788, the year in which he completed his last three symphonies and his "Coronation" Piano Concerto.

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Don Michael Randel

Don Michael Randel (born December 9, 1940) is an American musicologist, specializing in the music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance in Spain and France.

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Ferruccio Busoni

Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto Busoni (1 April 1866 – 27 July 1924) was an Italian composer, pianist, conductor, editor, writer, and piano teacher.

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Gareth Walters

Gareth Walters (27 December 1928 - 31 May 2012) was a well-established British composer, teacher and producer.

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Gordon Jacob

Gordon Percival Septimus Jacob CBE (5 July 18958 June 1984) was an English composer.

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Igor Stravinsky

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (sometimes spelled Strawinski, Strawinsky, or Stravinskii; ˈiɡərʲ ˈfʲɵdərəvʲɪtɕ strɐˈvʲinskʲɪj; 6 April 1971) was a Russian (and later, a naturalized French and American) composer, pianist and conductor.

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Joaquín Rodrigo

Joaquín Rodrigo Vidre, 1st Marquis of the Gardens of Aranjuez (November 22, 1901July 6, 1999), commonly known as Joaquín Rodrigo, was a Spanish composer and a virtuoso pianist.

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Joseph Haydn

(Franz) Joseph HaydnSee Haydn's name.

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Lars-Erik Larsson

Lars-Erik Larsson (15 May 190827 December 1986) was a Swedish composer.

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Le baiser de la fée

Le baiser de la fée (The Fairy's Kiss) is a ballet in one act and four scenes composed by Igor Stravinsky in 1928 and revised in 1950 for George Balanchine and the New York City Ballet.

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Lennox Berkeley

Sir Lennox Randal Francis Berkeley (12 May 190326 December 1989) was an English composer.

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Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist.

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Leopold Mozart

Johann Georg Leopold Mozart (November 14, 1719 – May 28, 1787) was a German composer, conductor, teacher, and violinist.

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Luigi Boccherini

Luigi Rodolfo Boccherini (February 19, 1743 – May 28, 1805) was an Italian classical era composer and cellist whose music retained a courtly and galante style while he matured somewhat apart from the major European musical centers.

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Malcolm Arnold

Sir Malcolm Henry Arnold, CBE (21 October 1921 – 23 September 2006) was an English composer.

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Movement (music)

A movement is a self-contained part of a musical composition or musical form.

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Musical ensemble

A musical ensemble, also known as a music group, is a group of people who perform instrumental or vocal music, typically known by a distinct name.

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Nikolai Medtner

Nikolai Karlovich Medtner (Никола́й Ка́рлович Ме́тнер, Nikoláj Kárlovič Métner; 13 November 1951) was a Russian composer and pianist.

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Paul Graener

Paul Graener (11 January 1872, Berlin – 13 November 1944) was a German composer and conductor.

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Пётр Ильи́ч Чайко́вский;r; often "Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky" in English. His names are also transliterated "Piotr" or "Petr"; "Ilitsch", "Il'ich" or "Illyich"; and "Tschaikowski", "Tschaikowsky", "Chajkovskij" and "Chaikovsky" (and other versions; the transliteration varies among languages). The Library of Congress standardized the usage Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky. tr. Pyotr Ilyich Chaykovsky; 25 April/7 May 1840 – 25 October/6 November 1893),Russia was still using old style dates in the 19th century, rendering his lifespan as 25 April 1840 – 25 October 1893.

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Saint-Preux

Saint-Preux (born 1950) is a French composer of contemporary classical music which also combines elements from popular music and electronic music.

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Serenade

In music, a serenade (or sometimes serenata, from the Italian word) is a musical composition, and/or performance, in someone's honor.

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Sergei Prokofiev

Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (r; 15/27 April, 1891–March 5, 1953) was a Russian and Soviet composer, pianist and conductor.

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Sinfonia

Sinfonia is the Italian word for symphony, from the Latin symphonia, in turn derived from Ancient Greek συμφωνία sumphōnia (agreement or concord of sound), from the prefix σύν (together) and ϕωνή (sound).

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Stanley Sadie

Stanley John Sadie, CBE (30 October 1930, Wembley – 21 March 2005, Cossington, Somerset) was an influential and prolific British musicologist, music critic, and editor.

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String quartet

A string quartet is a musical ensemble of four string players – two violin players, a viola player and a cellist – or a piece written to be performed by such a group.

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String quintet

A string quintet is a musical composition for five string players.

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String trio

A string trio is a group of three string instruments or a piece written for such a group.

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Suite (music)

A suite, in music, is an ordered set of instrumental or orchestral/concert band pieces.

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Symphony

A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written for orchestra.

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The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.

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Vincent Persichetti

Vincent Ludwig Persichetti (June 6, 1915 – August 14, 1987) was an American composer, teacher, and pianist.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (English see fn.; 27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era.

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References

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

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