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Lortzing’s Operas (List)

Albert Lortzing (1801–1851) is one of the lesser-known composers today, although he played a decisive role in shaping the genre of German Spieloper. His work “Zar und Zimmermann”, for example, is still popular today. In this list you will find all Lortzing operas with the corresponding work number.

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A Day in the Life of Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven liked to finish work in the early afternoon. Late afternoon and evening were devoted to relaxation. Find out what a typical day in the life of Ludwig van Beethoven looked like in this article.

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Tamino, Who Are You?

Tamino must pass difficult tests to win Pamina in Mozart’s Magic Flute. In this blogpost you will learn more about Tamino and his role in perhaps Mozart’s most famous opera.

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3 Facts about Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten (1913–1976) is considered one of the most important British composers. With his consistently pacifist stance as well as his conservative compositional style, he stood out from many fellow composers in the 20th century. Read 3 facts about Benjamin Britten here.

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A Day in the Life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mozart’s days were filled with an absurdly heavy workload. Combined with far too little rest and sleep time, it is hardly surprising that Mozart was in such poor physical shape throughout his life. Find out what a typical day in the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was like in this article.

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Bizet’s Operas (List)

Georges Bizet is best known for Carmen – one of the most performed operas to date. But Bizet created other operas that are less well known. Many were not even performed during the composer’s lifetime. In this list you will find all the operas by Georges Bizet, including the year and place of the premiere.

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Sarastro, Who Are You?

Sarastro is the counterpart to the Queen of the Night in Mozart’s Magic Flute. In this blogpost you will learn more about Sarastro and his role in perhaps Mozart’s most famous opera.

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