Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall

Recently posted by Carnegie Hall on Twitter, here are links to photos and videos from Benny Goodman’s premiere at Carnegie Hall, which took place today in 1938. View the¬†photos¬†here. [flowplayer splash=”http://music.clarinerd.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/1938CarnegieHall-300×147.jpg” mp4=”http://music.clarinerd.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Benny-Goodman-at-Carnegie-Hall-1938-YouTube.mp4″ width=”480″ height=”360″ skin=”minimalist”]

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Schumann, Robert

During Schumann’s lifetime, much political upheaval was experienced in his hometown of Dresden. In early 1849, fighting had begun.

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Finzi, Gerald

(b London, 14 July 1901; d Oxford, 27 Sept 1956). English composer. The son of a shipbroker, he was educated privately, and studied music with Ernest Farrar (1915-16) then, when Farrar joined the army, with Edward Bairstow at York (1917-22).

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Luis Cahuzac

(b Quarante, 12 July 1880; d Luchon, 9 Aug 1960). French clarinettist. He studied with Cyrille Rose at the Paris Conservatoire, winning a premier prix in 1899.

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Loreena McKennitt

I have found Loreena McKennitt’s music to be unbelievably soothing. I stumbled onto her music after watching Mists of Avalon, a made-for-television movie about the characters from stories of King Arthur. It was the rich celtic sounds that she incorporated into her music, not to mention her haunting voice, that so lured me into listening... Read More

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