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Who composed the music for David Lynch's TV series Twin Peaks?
Angelo Badalamenti is an American composer of Italian descent, best known for his work scoring films for director David Lynch, notably Blue Velvet, the Twin Peaks saga , The Straight Story and Mulholland Drive.
Who composed the "Fantastic Symphony"?
The Symphonie fantastique is a symphony written by the French composer Hector Berlioz. It is one of the most famous Romantic works for orchestra. The official title of the piece is Episode de la Vie d’un Artiste (An Episode in the Life of the Artist), but it is always called by its subtitle Symphonie Fantastique which means Fantasy Symphony. The “Fantasy” refers to the story that is described by them music.
Johann Sebastian Bach did not compose a single piece for ...
Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He is known for instrumental compositions such as the Brandenburg Concertos. Since the 19th-century Bach he has been generally regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time, but he did not compose a single piece of music for the piano
Who composed the scores for films such as Once Upon a Time in America, The Untouchables, In the Line of Fire or The Hateful Eight?
Ennio Morricone is an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and former trumpet player. Since 1946 Morricone has composed over 500 scores for cinema and television, as well as over 100 classical works.
What nationality was Ludwig van Beethoven?
Beethoven was born in Bonn, then the capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire. He moved to Vienna in his early 20s. His grandfather was of Flemish origin, thus "van" in his family name (not German "von").
Who composed the music for Rosemary's Baby, directed by Roman Polanski?
Krzysztof Komeda was a Polish film music composer and jazz pianist. Perhaps best known for his work in film scores, Komeda wrote the scores for Roman Polanski’s films Knife in the Water, Cul-de-sac, The Fearless Vampire Killers and Rosemary’s Baby.
Who composed the scores for films such as The Lion King, The Thin Red Line, The Last Samurai, Gladiator and the Pirates of the Caribbean series?
Hans Zimmer is a German film score composer and record producer. Since the 1980s, he has composed music for over 150 films, including The Lion King, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Original Score in 1995.
How often is the Chopin Competition organized?
every 10 years
every 5 years
every 4 years
every 2 years
The International Chopin Piano Competition often referred to as the Chopin Competition, is a piano competition held in Warsaw, Poland. It was initiated in 1927 and has been held every five years since 1955. It is one of the few competitions devoted entirely to the works of a single composer, in this case, Frédéric Chopin.
Who was Hector Berlioz?
discoverer of the drug for malaria
the inventor of printing
Louis-Hector Berlioz was a French Romantic composer. His output includes orchestral works such as the Symphonie fantastique and Harold in Italy. Opinion was divided for many years between those who thought him an original genius and those who viewed his music as lacking in form and coherence.