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Thursday, 29 May 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: May 29 (Albéniz, Korngold)

1860 - Isaac Albéniz, Camprodon (Catalania), Spain; pianist and composer

Wiki entry
Life and Music

Leyenda (Asturias) played by Andres Segovia

Malagueña played by Edgardo Roffé (2003)

1897 - Erich Korngold, Brünn, Moravia (today, Brno, The Czech Republic); composer

Wiki entry
Unofficial website

Hilary Hahn plays Korngold Violin Concerto in D major, 3rd mvt. (Deutsche Symphonie Orchestra, cond. Kent Nagano)

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