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Greek sculptures dating from c. 500 BC, depicting a scene from the Trojan War. The Iliad, about the same war, was one of John Corigliano's inspirations for his piece 'One Sweet Morning.'
September 7, 2011 The New York composer places the 9/11 experience in a larger context, from ancient Greece to World War II and beyond.
June 2, 2009 When clarinetist Stanley Drucker retires from the New York Philharmonic at the end of June, he will have played in more than 10,200 concerts, with 400 different conductors, over a 60-year tenure.
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February 9, 2009 Classical icons such as Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Saint-Saëns got pushed aside at this year's Grammy Awards to make way for names such as Stucky, Schoenberg, Carter and Paulus. Hear some of the winning recordings.
January 23, 2007 The classical music press has been holding a deathwatch for decades. Why? Low ticket sales, crippling deficits and a slow fade from radio may signal a waning interest in Bach, Beethoven and the rest of the greats. Dana Gioia, chairman of the National Endowment of the Arts, and American composer John Corigliano talk about whether classical music is in crisis.
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October 10, 2006 For over 100 years, the composer's "Allegretto" movement from his Seventh Symphony has haunted musicians and music lovers. Once you start to listen, says pianist Helene Grimaud, you simply can't do anything else.
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