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All The Things You Are by Paulinho Nogueira

All The Things You Are by Paulinho Nogueira (1929-2003) Paulinho Nogueira was a Brazilian guitarist, composer and singer. He was an eclectic composer and his influences ranging from Bossa Nova to Bach. Paulinho Nogueira created the craviola, a musical instrument similar to the acoustic guitar, but with 12 strings.

Over The Rainbow by Laurindo Almeida

Over The Rainbow by Laurindo Almeida (1917-1995) Laurindo Almeida was a Brazilian virtuoso guitarist and composer who made many recordings of enduring impact in classical, jazz and Latin genres. He is widely credited, with fellow artist Bud Shank, for creating the fusion of Latin and jazz which came to be known as the “bossa nova.” …

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It Could Happen To You by Jimmy Van Heusen

It Could Happen To You by Jimmy Van Heusen (1913-1990) Jimmy Van Heusen was an American composer. He wrote songs mainly for films and television (but also for the theater), and won an Emmy and four Academy Awards for Best Original Song.

Truman Sleeps by Philip Glass

Truman Sleeps by Philip Glass (1937-) Philip Glass is an American composer. One of the highest profile composers writing “classical” music today, he is often said to be one of the most influential composers of the late 20th century. His music is also often (controversially) described as minimalist, along with the work of the other …

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Candyman Theme Music Box by Philip Glass

Candyman Theme Music Box by Philip Glass (1937-) Philip Glass is an American composer. One of the highest profile composers writing “classical” music today, he is often said to be one of the most influential composers of the late 20th century. His music is also often (controversially) described as minimalist, along with the work of …

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Crepuscolo Sul Mare by Piero Umiliani

Crepuscolo Sul Mare by Piero Umiliani (1926-2001) Piero Umiliani was an Italian composer of film scores, and is most famous for his song “Mah Nà Mah Nà”. Umiliani was born in Florence, Tuscany. Like many of his Italian colleagues at that time, he composed the scores for many exploitation films in the 1960s and 1970s, …

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If I Only Had A Brain by Harold Arlen

If I Only Had A Brain by Harold Arlen (1905-1986) Harold Arlen was an American composer of popular music, having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known the world over. In addition to composing the songs for The Wizard of Oz, including the classic 1938 song, “Over the Rainbow,” Arlen is …

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Somewhere Over The Rainbow by Harold Arlen

Somewhere Over The Rainbow by Harold Arlen (1905-1986) Harold Arlen was an American composer of popular music, having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known the world over. In addition to composing the songs for The Wizard of Oz, including the classic 1938 song, “Over the Rainbow,” Arlen is a highly …

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Portrait by Stanley Myers

Portrait by Stanley Myers (1930-1993) Stanley Myers was a prolific British film composer who scored over sixty films. Born in Birmingham, as a teenager Myers went to King Edward’s School in Edgbaston, a suburb of Birmingham. He is also known for composers music for cult films House of Whipcord, Frightmare and House of Mortal Sin …

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Koto Music by Carey Blyton

Koto Music by Carey Blyton (1932-2002) Carey Blyton was a British composer and writer best known for his song Bananas In Pyjamas (1967) which later (1992) became an Australian children’s television series, and for his work on Doctor Who. Blyton, a nephew of children’s author Enid Blyton, showed a talent for science from an early …

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