“Frozen” by K. Anderson-Lopez and R. Lopez

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Music from “Frozen”, music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez Frozen is a wildly popular computer-animated musical feature film from the Walt Disney Animation Studios, released by Walt Disney Pictures in November 2013 to critical acclaim and commercial …

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In Autumn op. 11 by Edvard Grieg

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The eminent Norwegian romantic composer, Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) was born in Bergen, Norway, into an educated middle-class family. Grieg’s father was a merchant and British consul in Bergen, as his father had been before him, while Grieg’s mother had musical …

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Summer Dances by Brian Balmages

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Brian Balmages (b. 1975) is a contemporary American composer, conductor, performer and music producer, currently living in Baltimore. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music from James Madison University and a master’s degree from the University of Miami (Florida). His …

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Spring Song op. 16 by Jean Sibelius

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Jean Sibelius (1865-1957), the chief exponent of Finnish music, was born in the Russian Grand Duchy of Finland. As a young person, Sibelius wanted to become a violin virtuoso, and did become quite proficient. After high school, Sibelius entered the …

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An Outdoor Overture by Aaron Copland

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Aaron Copland (1900-1990) was one of the most respected American composers of the twentieth century. He grew up in Brooklyn, New York. His initial musical education was from family, along with some self-study. At the age of 15, Copland decided …

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