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Frosty The Snowman by Orvon Grover Autry

Frosty The Snowman by Orvon Grover Autry (1907-1998) Orvon Grover Autry, better known as Gene Autry, was an American performer who gained fame as The Singing Cowboy on the radio, in movies and on television for more than three decades beginning in the 1930s. Although his signature song was “Back in the Saddle Again,” Autry …

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El Inclusero by Paco de Lucia

El Inclusero by Paco de Lucía (1947-) Paco de Lucía is a Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist and composer. He is considered by many to be one of the finest guitarists in the world and the greatest guitarist of the flamenco genre. He is a leading proponent of the Modern Flamenco style, and is one of …

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Andante (from Concerto in G for 2 Mandolins) by Antonio Vivaldi

Andante (from Concerto in G for 2 Mandolins) by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) Antonio Lucio Vivaldi was an Italian Baroque musical composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher, and priest. Born in Venice, the capital of the Venetian Republic, he is regarded as one of the greatest Baroque composers, and his influence during his lifetime was widespread across Europe. …

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The Four Seasons (Sping) by Antonio Vivaldi

The Four Seasons (Sping) by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) Antonio Lucio Vivaldi was an Italian Baroque musical composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher, and priest. Born in Venice, the capital of the Venetian Republic, he is regarded as one of the greatest Baroque composers, and his influence during his lifetime was widespread across Europe. He composed many instrumental …

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Castilla (duet) by Isaac Albeniz

Castilla (duet)by Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909) The virtuoso pianist and composer Isaac Albeniz was an instrumental figure in the development of the Spanish “nationalist” school of composition. Asturias-Leyenda is from his “Suite espanola” which contains eight pieces for piano with both geographical and generic titles. For example, Asturias is an old province of northwestern Spain, and …

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Christmas Time is Here by Vince Guaraldi

Christmas Time is Here by Vince Guaraldi (1928-1976) Vincent Anthony “Vince” Guaraldi was an Italian American jazz musician and pianist noted for his innovative compositions and arrangements and for composing music for animated adaptations of the Peanuts comic strip. Guaraldi was born in San Francisco, California, the son of a doting and devout Catholic mother, …

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Bachiana Brasileiras No 5 – Aria (Cantilena) by Heitor Villa-Lobos

Bachiana Brasileiras No 5 – Aria (Cantilena) by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) Heitor Villa-Lobos was a Brazilian composer, described as “the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music”. Villa-Lobos has become the best-known and most significant Latin American composer. His music was influenced by both Brazilian folk music and by stylistic elements from …

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Milonga (Uruguay)-24 Piezas Sudamericana by Jorge Cardoso

Milonga (Uruguay)-24 Piezas Sudamericanas by Jorge Cardoso (1945-) Jorge Cardoso is a classical guitarist and medical doctor born in Posadas, Argentina in 1949. Jorge Cardoso has composed over 350 works: suites and pieces for solo guitar; duets, trio and quartets; string quartet; quintets; concerts (for two guitars and strings, for guitar and orchestra); an orchestra …

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