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Sunday, January 11, 2009

Today's Birthdays in Music: January 11 (Glière, Duruflé)

1875 - Reinhold Glière, Kiev, Ukraine; composer

Life and Work

Emma Dogliani sings Glière's Concerto for Coloratura Soprano, 1st mvt.

Glière's Horn Concerto, 3rd mvt. (Ionut Podgoreanu, horn; Ploiesti Symphony Orchestra, Romania; Ilarion Ionescu-Galati, conducting)

1902 - Maurice Duruflé, Louviers, France; composer, organist; arranger

Biography and pictures

Introit and Kyrie from Duruflé's Requiem (University Singers, Laura Artisani, organ; Dennis Cox conducting; University of Maine, 2008)

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