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When I hear about Wagner’s association with antisemitism and Nazism

I don’t care if people thought he was possessed. I LOVE Paganini!Submitted by walkingbassist 
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I don’t care if people thought he was possessed. I LOVE Paganini!
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Philip Glass&#8217;s 5 Metamorphosis movements are inspiration for the minimalist piano pieces I would like to compose.
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Philip Glass’s 5 Metamorphosis movements are inspiration for the minimalist piano pieces I would like to compose.

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I wish Clara Schumann hadn&#8217;t stopped composing in her late thirties. 
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* She did compose some pieces in her later years, but when she was 36 she effectively went on hiatus.

I wish Clara Schumann hadn’t stopped composing in her late thirties. 

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* She did compose some pieces in her later years, but when she was 36 she effectively went on hiatus.

I used to actively dislike the music of Johannes Brahms. Now I can’t get enough of it.Submitted by notesfromthesouth
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I used to actively dislike the music of Johannes Brahms. Now I can’t get enough of it.
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I have finally found my favourite composer and now I feel so at peace with myself. I love Dvorak so much.Submitted by tiiau  
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I have finally found my favourite composer and now I feel so at peace with myself. I love Dvorak so much.
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I honestly cannot stand Schoenberg.Submitted by anonymous
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I honestly cannot stand Schoenberg.
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I am completely and utterly in love with Sergei Rachmaninoff and his compositions. I read about him and share trivial details about his life with my friends. They must get annoyed.Submitted by thenightengale 
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I am completely and utterly in love with Sergei Rachmaninoff and his compositions. I read about him and share trivial details about his life with my friends. They must get annoyed.
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  • A (Very) Young Composer Gets His Chance At The New York PhilharmonicNPR
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A (Very) Young Composer Gets His Chance At The New York Philharmonic
^ Interview & excerpts of ’The Globetrotter’ By Milo Poniewozik

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Chopin’s music will always be my favorite, especially his nocturnes and preludes &#8212; they are so dreamy and peaceful. I’m learning piano just to be able to play his music someday.Submitted by endlessnocturnes
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Chopin’s music will always be my favorite, especially his nocturnes and preludes — they are so dreamy and peaceful. I’m learning piano just to be able to play his music someday.
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I feel really sorry for Delibes. He’s such an underrated composer.Submitted by spanglesandtea 
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I feel really sorry for Delibes. He’s such an underrated composer.
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Since I found out that I am related to Elgar I feel so proud of all his pieces and I was horrified when they changed the £20 note.Submitted by most-things-except-meat-in-a-can
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Since I found out that I am related to Elgar I feel so proud of all his pieces and I was horrified when they changed the £20 note.
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