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2014-03-30 23:04:04

The website Famous Composers was created to help the public learn about the greatest music writers in the world. (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 The newly published FamousComposers.org presents some of the most gifted music writers of all times. The website seeks to be the one-stop archive for those who need to research or acquire more information on their favourite music composers. The website launched after having been a work in progress for a while. Upon visiting the site, the reader is...

2011-10-18 16:38:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emerson String Quartet stands alone in the history of string quartets as musicians of unrivaled eminence with an incomparable list of great recordings over three decades. For its debut on Sony Classical, the Quartet has selected Mozart's last three string quartets, the "Prussian" quartets K. 575, K. 589 and K. 590. Available on Tuesday, October 18, the recording will coincide with a series of international concerts featuring the program of the...

2011-02-07 05:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mozart never completed the lively opera. Now, 230 years later, fellow Austrian Martin Haselbock "evens" the score, ingeniously interweaving the singspiel with other complimentary works by Mozart. A tale of love, passion, and jealousy is coming to Pasadena and Santa Monica with three exclusive performances of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera Zaide. The production is being given authentic treatment with performances played on period...

2010-10-27 12:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Introducing Baby Kiss & Coo(TM), a new series of DVDs designed specifically to soothe infants during baby's first year and beyond. The DVD series is available now, announced Laura Gianni, founder of baby kiss & coo(TM), LLC. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/introducing-baby-kiss--coo-dvds---soothing-shapes-and-sounds-for-baby-105873378.html Baby Kiss &...

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2010-01-08 08:10:00

The music they listen to doesn't have any lyrics that tell them to grow, but new research from Tel Aviv University finds that premature babies who are exposed to music by 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart gain weight faster "” and therefore become stronger "” than those who don't. A new study carried out by Dr. Dror Mandel and Dr. Ronit Lubetzky of the Tel Aviv Medical Center affiliated with Tel Aviv University's Sackler School of Medicine has found that pre-term...

2009-08-18 17:37:47

British and European researchers say Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart likely died from a strep throat epidemic that appeared to have occurred in Vienna in 1791. Many theories, including mercury poisoning, syphilis, trichinosis and other conditions, have been suggested over the years as the cause of Mozart's death but an epidemiological analysis published in the Aug. 18 issue of The Annals of Internal Medicine says the young composer was likely a victim of an epidemic streptococcal infection, The New...

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2009-08-18 15:20:00

A new Dutch study finds that complications of strep throat may have been behind the sudden death at age 35 of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1791. Various theories for Mozart's cause of death have surfaced over the years since his sudden passing at the age of 35, including suspicions he was intentionally poisoned or had suffered from rheumatic fever or trichinosis, a parasitic disease caused by eating undercooked pork. His death certificate recorded hitziges Frieselfieber, or "heated miliary...

2009-08-02 13:12:30

The International Mozarteum Foundation in Austria says it is now attributing two pieces of music it possesses to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, not his father. Ulrich Leisinger, who heads up the foundation's research department, said the musical works recently attributed to the classical composer, who died in 1791, had previously been thought to be the work of Mozart's father Leopold, The New York Times reported Sunday. The incomplete works were found on the back of a music book once used by...

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2008-12-05 16:07:27

A previously unknown work by Mozart is to be performed for the first time at the Marian Sanctuary of Jasna Gora in Czestochowa, Poland Radio reported. The concert, featuring The Partita for brass, is to take place Saturday and be broadcast on TVP public television. The work attributed to Mozart was among the copies of several scores discovered in the Jasna Gora archives. Pauline monks reportedly had made the copies for use in the sanctuary. Another unknown Mozart composition found in the...

2008-10-12 12:00:09

By Edward Reichel Deseret News One benefit in heading the orchestra department at a university is the prospect of conducting a broad variety of music. And that makes Brigham Young University's Kory Katseanes very happy. "One of the highlights of my career here is the opportunity to do opera," he said in a phone interview. Since his appointment to direct the school's orchestras, Katseanes has conducted a large number of operas, including Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro," Johann Strauss'...