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QUIZ: What Character From Wagner’s “Ring” Are You?

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Gearing up for our Lyric Opera of Chicago broadcast of “Das Rheingold” this Saturday, October 1, 2016, 5:45 pm? Take this quiz and find out what character from Wagner’s “Ring” you most resemble.

About Daniel Goldberg

3 Latino “Mozarts” Classical Music Lovers Should Know

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There are three Latino composers who have often been compared to Mozart. Two of them were called “Mozarts” by their contemporaries:  Chevalier de Saint Georges, born in the French-Caribbean island of more…

About Daniel Goldberg

QUIZ: Match the Anthem to the Nation

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For many countries, music can be an important part of national identity. Especially when it comes to national anthems! Listen to the excerpts from 10 different national anthems from around the world, and see if you can match which nation it belongs to.

About Daniel Goldberg

3 Brazilian Composers Who Aren’t Heitor Villa-Lobos

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Brazilian musical titan Heitor Villa-Lobos created over 1,000 works in his lifetime and many consider him to be the greatest composer from Brazil. Along with his substantial work, Villa-Lobos also more…

About Daniel Goldberg