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Wiki Abridged: Thomas Beecham

Thomas Beecham circa. 1910 Sir Thomas Beecham was born on the 29th of April 1879. He was a conductor as well as a impresario. He was mainly associated with the Royal Philharmonic and the London Philharmonic, although he was a part of other … Continue reading

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La Cumparsita on Piano

Here is a video of me playing La Cumparsita. For more information on this song, please click here. Share on Facebook

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La Cumparsita

La Cumparsita is a very recognizable tango song. It was written in Uruguay by Gerardo Matos Rodriguez in 1917. He was approximately seventeen when he composed it, so he wouldn’t have realised how famous his song would get. ‘La Cumparsita’ … Continue reading

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Dion and the Belmonts

Dion and the Belmonts is an American vocal group formed in the late 1950’s. The group consisted of Dion DiMucci, Carlo Mastrangelo, Freddie Milano, and Angelo D’Aleo. Dion DiMucci is from an Italian-American family in the Bronx. He would gather … Continue reading

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La Marseillaise, French National Anthem Music

Here is me playing France’s national Anthem on the piano. For more information on the origins and history of La Marseillaise, click here. For the music sheet click here. Share on Facebook

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The French National Anthem: La Marseillaise

La Marseillaise is the French national anthem although it wasn’t always so. This song wasn’t even composed to be a national anthem, but to be a war song. Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle wrote and composed it in Strasbourg on … Continue reading

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Chopin – Funeral March (Simplified)

Chopin’s ‘Funeral March’ simplified music sheet plus me playing it. For more information on Chopin click here. Share on Facebook

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Frédéric Chopin

Frédéric Chopin (1st March 1810 – 17th October 1849) was born in the Duchy of Warsaw, Poland. His father was French and his mother was Polish. He was considered a child piano prodigy. In 1830, at the age of twenty, he … Continue reading

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