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On this day in 1676 the French composer Louis-Nicolas Clérambault died. The clip is Clérambault’s Panis angelicus, motet du Saint Sacrement Advertisements
The American composer Edward Alexander MacDowell was born on this day in 1860. The clip is MacDowell’s Piano Concerto No.1 performed by the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland under the baton of Arthur Fagen
The English composer Peter Warlock died today in 1930. The featured video is Warlock’s song Sleep
On this day in 1749 the Italian composer Domenico Cimarosa was born. The featured clip is Ciamarosa’s Oboe Concerto in C Major.
The Ukrainian composer Mykola Dmytrovych Leontovych was born on this day in 1877. The clip is Leontovych’s Carol of the Bells performed by The Piano Guys.
The Italian composer Lodovico Giustini was born on this day in 1803. The clip is Giustini’s Sonata No 9 played by Andrea Coen
On this day in 1803 the French composer Hector Berlioz was born. The featured video is Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique performed in 1964 by Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire under the direction of André Cluytens
The Belgian composer César-Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-Hubert Franck was born on this day in 1822. The featured video is Franck’s Violin Sonata performed by Krystian Zimerman and Kaja Danczowska
The Italian composer Pietro Alessandro Guglielmi was born today in 1728. The featured clip is Guglielmi’s Overture ‘Debora e Sisara’ performed by Orchestra da Camera under the baton of Paolo Biancalana
The Czech composer František Xaver Dušek was born on this day in 1731. The video clip is Dušek’s Divertimento C Major performed by Silesian Chamber Orchestra Ostrava directed by Pavel Vítek