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March 15 ~ Today in Music History

March 15 ~ Today in Music History

.1897 ~ First performance of Ludwig van Beethoven‘s Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60.  It is a symphony in four movements.

. 1835 ~ Eduard Strauss, Austrian composer who, together with brothers Johann Strauss II and Josef Strauss made up the Strauss musical dynasty. He was the son of Johann Strauss I and Maria Anna Streim.

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Louis Armstrong​ é considerado “a personificação do jazz”. De voz inconfundível, o norte-americano não se limitava a uma atividade só: foi compositor, instrumentista, cornetista, trompetista, saxofonista, escritor, letrista, arranjador, produtor musical, dramaturgo, artista plástico, ator, tenor, maestro e ativista político e social. Ufa!
Entender o jazz é mais fácil do que se pensa, e podemos começar ouvindo seu clássico “Hot Fives vol.1”: http://goo.gl/dSrkHb
Boa pedida pro domingão!
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Louis Armstrong is considered “the personification of jazz.” With his unmistakable voice, Armstrong was not limited to a single activity: he was composer, musician, cornetist, trumpeter, saxophonist, writer, lyricist, arranger, music producer, playwright, artist, actor, tenor, conductor and social and political activist. Wow!
Understanding jazz is easier than you think, and we can start listening to his classic “Hot Fives vol.1”: http://goo.gl/dSrkHb
A good choice for sunday!