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Bittersweet Symphonies: The Music and Lives of Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann & Johannes Brahms CD Release

We here at Flatland Music Library would like to thank everyone who took part in our 2013 Program Series! The concert and speaker series was a great success. Just in time for the holidays Flatland Music Library and the Flatland … Continue reading

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Links & Listens: Music in Video Games

PhD candidate Jo Smith will be defending her thesis “The Role of Music in Video Games” today. To celebrate her achievements and research, here is the London Philharmonic Orchestra performing some great video game music.

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Links & Listens: Song of Love (1947)

In this classic film starring Katherine Hepburn, composer Robert Schumann struggles to compose his symphonies while his loving wife Clara offers her support. Also helping the Schumanns is their lifelong friend, composer Johannes Brahms.

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Biography: Clara Schumann

Clara Schumann, nee Wieck (1819-1986), was a German musician and composer, and considered one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era.

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Closed – Remembrance Day

The library will be closed Monday, November 11th for Remembrance Day. Interlake University will hold a Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Cenotaph on Buhler Green at 10:45am.

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Biography: Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms (b. 1833 Hamburg, d. Vienna 1897) is widely considered one of the 19th century’s greatest composers and one of the leading musicians of the Romantic era. Music was introduced to his life at an early age and he … Continue reading

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Links & Listens: Classic FM’s Guide to Brahms

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