George Antheil in 1922
Door Onbekend - onbekend, Publiek domein, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=41567088
May 27, 2017

The Bad Boy of Music

George Antheil, whose cacophonic "Ballet Mechanique" caused a riot in Paris, earned him this title.


Serge Koussevitzky
By George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress) via Wikimedia Commons
May 13, 2017

Third Symphonies

Hear works from the era when people tried to declare works of various genres as the "Greatest American.”


Stanisław Skrowaczewski in Tokyo (October 2011)
By Steffen Wurzel - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17091454
May 06, 2017

Stanislaw Skrowaczewski

Honoring his career and suite of accomplishments.


Arturo Toscanini
By Unknown (De Augostini Collection) - [1], Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=49613572
April 22, 2017

The Outer Reach of Toscanini’s Repertory

Hear Arturo Toscanini's interpretations of music by Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, and Ravel.


Fair copy in Bach's own hand of the revised version of the St Matthew Passion BWV 244 that is generally dated to the year 1743–46
By Johann Sebastian Bach - http://www.npj.com/homepage/teritowe/jsbhand.html, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=14286992
April 15, 2017

St. Matthew Passion

Hear excerpts from historic performances of this work


Photo of pianist William Kapell playing the piano
By NBC - eBay itemphoto frontphoto back, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=28401669
April 08, 2017

William Kapell

Hear the lost recordings of this brilliant American pianist.


Photo of Arthur Fiedler.
By RCA Victor Records - ebayfrontback, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=30627052
April 01, 2017

Arthur Fiedler

Hear one of the most successful recording artists in history.


Soviet Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian in the Netherlands in 1971
By Mieremet, Rob / Anefo - Fotocollectie Anefo. Nationaal Archief, Den Haag, nummertoegang 2.24.01.05, bestanddeelnummer 924-9784., CC BY-SA 3.0 nl, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=35017517
March 25, 2017

Aram Khachaturian

In the later 1940s, his music became very popular in the United States.


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