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From Kentucky to Carnegie Hall: the musicians on their way to their New York debut, 1950.
courtesy of the Louisville Orchestra
May 25, 2011 A new documentary tells the amazing story of Louisville, Kentucky, where new music was the catalyst for a city's resurgence.
June 30, 2005 David Diamond, who recently passed away, is from a generation of American "romantic" composers whose music fell out of fashion mid-century when a new, more aggressive style of composing came into vogue. We hear the Seattle Symphony perform his Concerto for Small Orchestra.
June 15, 2005 Composer David Diamond died Monday at age 89. Diamond's works have been compared to those by Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein. Blair talks about Diamond's life and about his composition Rounds.
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June 14, 2005 Composer David Diamond died Monday in his hometown of Rochester, N.Y. As a composer, Diamond is celebrated for his sense of melody, which he felt helped him speak to the public. He would have turned 90 in July.
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