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April Issue
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May/June Teachers Guide
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Composer of the Month

Igor Stravinsky

1882-1971

 

Stravinsky's arrangement of "The Star-Spangled Banner":


 

Stravinsky conducting part of The Firebird:

 

 

Dance from part of The Firebird ballet:

 

 

A recording of Stravinsky performing his "Piano-Rag-Music":

 


Andre Watts

Beethoven (beginning of Concerto No. 5, the Emperor Concerto) 

 

 

The Grandes Études de Paganini S.141 by Franz Liszt

 

 

16-year-old Andre Watts performing with Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic in 1963.

 

 


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