A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
January 31, 1517:
This is the probable date of the birth of
in Chioggia, Republic of Venice.
February 4, 1590:
dies in Venice, Republic of Venice, probably aged 73 years and four days.
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Today in Music and History: December 11
Two suites from film music by
Peter Maxwell Davies
(37) are performed for the first time, in Queen Elizabeth Hall, London under the baton of the composer:
for orchestra, and
The Boy Friend
for soprano and 13 instruments.
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