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A minor is a minor scale based on A, with the pitches A, B, C, D, E, F, and G. Its key signature has no flats and no sharps.
Aaron Jay Kernis (born January 15, 1960) is an American composer serving as a member of the Yale School of Music faculty.
Alexander Bălănescu (born 11 June 1954) is a Romanian violinist, and founder of the Balanescu Quartet.
The alto saxophone, also referred to as the alto sax, is a member of the saxophone family of woodwind instruments invented by Belgian instrument designer Adolphe Sax in the 1840s, and patented in 1846.
Andrew (Andy) Findon is an English woodwind player.
For the American label, see Argo Records Argo Records was a record label founded by Harley Usill and Cyril Clarke in 1951 with the intention of recording "British music played by British artists", but it became a company specialising in spoken word and other non-commercial material.
An article (with the linguistic glossing abbreviation) is a word that is used with a noun (as a standalone word or a prefix or suffix) to specify grammatical definiteness of the noun, and in some languages extending to volume or numerical scope.
Associated Independent Recording (AIR) is an independent recording company founded in London in 1965 by Beatles producer Sir George Martin and his partner John Burgess after their departure from EMI.
À la folie ("To Madness") (6 Days, 6 Nights) is a 1994 French drama film by Diane Kurys with music by Michael Nyman.
The baritone saxophone or "bari sax" is one of the largest members of the saxophone family, only being smaller than the bass, contrabass and subcontrabass saxophones.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.
The cello (plural cellos or celli) or violoncello is a string instrument.
Clare Elizabeth Connors (born May 1974) is a Hawaii attorney in private practice and is a former nominee to be a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii.
A concerto (plural concertos, or concerti from the Italian plural) is a musical composition usually composed in three movements, in which, usually, one solo instrument (for instance, a piano, violin, cello or flute) is accompanied by an orchestra or concert band.
Conducting is the art of directing a musical performance, such as an orchestral or choral concert.
Contemporary classical music can be understood as belonging to the period that started in the mid-1970s to early 1990s, which includes modernist, postmodern, neoromantic, and pluralist music.
D major (or the key of D) is a major scale based on D, consisting of the pitches D, E, sharp, G, A, B, and sharp.
David Byrne (born 14 May 1952) is a Scottish-American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, artist, writer, actor, and filmmaker.
David Roach (born 1955, Darlington, Co. Durham, England) is a British saxophonist who released a solo single, "Emotional Jungle" in 1984.
A double album (or double record) is an audio album which spans two units of the primary medium in which it is sold, typically records and compact disc.
Flowers of the Forest is an ancient Scottish folk tune commemorating the defeat of the Scottish army of James IV at the Battle of Flodden in September 1513.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
G major (or the key of G) is a major scale based on G, with the pitches G, A, B, C, D, E, and sharp.
Richard Gavin Bryars (born 16 January 1943) is an English composer and double bassist.
Graham Fitkin (born 19 April 1963) is a British composer, pianist and conductor.
The Henry Wood Hall is an orchestral rehearsal and recording studio in Trinity Church Square, Southwark, London, named after the conductor Sir Henry Wood.
Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (English pronunciation Go-RET-ski; December 6, 1933 – November 12, 2010) was a Polish composer of contemporary classical music.
Holly Hunter (born March 20, 1958) is an American actress and producer.
Jean-Claude Casadesus (born Jean-Claude Probst) is a French conductor.
John Harle (born 20 September 1956, Newcastle upon Tyne, England) is an English saxophonist, composer, educator and record producer.
Jonathan Carney is a violinist, violist, and conductor noted for his interpretations of Luciano Berio, Michael Nyman, Max Bruch, Johannes Brahms, Jean Sibelius, Felix Mendelssohn, John Cage, Bruno Maderna, Pablo Sarasate, Fritz Kreisler, Krzysztof Penderecki, Paul Hindemith, Philip Glass, Toru Takemitsu, and Antonio Vivaldi.
Kathryn Stott (born 10 December 1958) (accessed 8 December 2008) is a British classical pianist who performs as a concerto soloist, recitalist and chamber musician.
Kevin Volans (born 26 July 1949) is a South African born Irish composer and pianist.
Liner notes (also sleeve notes or album notes) are the writings found on the sleeves of LP record albums and in booklets which come inserted into the compact disc jewel case or the equivalent packaging for vinyl records and cassettes.
Mark-Anthony Turnage CBE (born 10 June 1960) is an English composer of classical music.
MGV, or Musique à Grande Vitesse (High-Speed Music) is a 1993 musical composition by English composer Michael Nyman.
Michael Gordon (born July 20, 1956) is an American composer and co-founder of the Bang on a Can music collective and festival.
Michael Laurence Nyman, CBE (born 23 March 1944) is an English composer of minimalist music, pianist, librettist and musicologist, known for numerous film scores (many written during his lengthy collaboration with the filmmaker Peter Greenaway), and his multi-platinum soundtrack album to Jane Campion's The Piano.
The Michael Nyman Band, formerly known as the Campiello Band, is a group formed as a street band for a 1976 production of Carlo Goldoni's 1756 play, Il Campiello directed by Bill Bryden at the Old Vic.
Michael Nyman for Yohji Yamamoto is volume 2 of Yohji Yamamoto's series of albums, The Show.
The Michael Nyman Orchestra is a group that expands on the Michael Nyman Band for specific album work, often for movie soundtracks.
Michael Torke (born September 22, 1961) is an American composer who writes music influenced by jazz and minimalism.
Minimal music is a form of art music that employs limited or minimal musical materials.
Naxos Records is a record label specializing in classical music.
Nigel Barr grew up as a member of the High Wycombe Salvation Army band.
Nigel Parry is a New York-based photographer of celebrities, who started his career in London in 1987 and moved to New York in 1994.
An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music, which mixes instruments from different families, including bowed string instruments such as violin, viola, cello and double bass, as well as brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments, each grouped in sections.
Paul Schoenfeld (born Pinchas Schoenfeld, 1947) is a classical composer.
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall is a concert hall in Hope Street, in Liverpool, England.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
A piano concerto is a type of concerto, a solo composition in the Classical music genre which is composed for a piano player, which is typically accompanied by an orchestra or other large ensemble.
The piccolo (Italian for "small", but named ottavino in Italy) is a half-size flute, and a member of the woodwind family of musical instruments.
§ Richard Frank Keith Harris (born 5 March 1968) is a London-based composer, arranger, transcriber, teacher and pianist.
Robert Moran (born January 8, 1937) is an American composer of operas and ballets as well as numerous orchestral, vocal, chamber and dance works.
The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society is a society based in Liverpool, England, that manages a professional symphony orchestra, a concert venue, and extensive programmes of learning through music.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO), based in London, was formed by Sir Thomas Beecham in 1946.
The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
The soprano saxophone is a higher-register variety of the saxophone, a woodwind instrument, invented in the 1840s.
Stanley Myers (6 October 19309 November 1993) was a British film composer who scored over sixty films.
is a Japanese conductor.
The Buffalo News is the daily newspaper of the Buffalo–Niagara Falls metropolitan area, located at 1 News Plaza in Downtown Buffalo, New York.
The Essential Michael Nyman Band is a studio album featuring a collection of music by Michael Nyman written for the films of Peter Greenaway and newly performed by the Michael Nyman Band.
The Piano is a 1993 New Zealand drama film about a mute piano player and her daughter, set during the mid-19th century in a rainy, muddy frontier backwater town on the west coast of New Zealand.
The Piano is the original soundtrack, on the Virgin Records label, of the 1993 Academy Award-winning film The Piano.
Timothy Owen Bull (born 9 December 1966) is an Australian politician.
Anthony "Tony" Hinnigan is a musician from Glasgow.
There are many different types of trombone.
The Ulster Orchestra is a symphony orchestra based in Belfast, the only full-time professional orchestra in Northern Ireland.
The viola is a string instrument that is bowed or played with varying techniques.
The violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.