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Encyclopedia > Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos

Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos (born September 15, 1933 in Burgos) is a Spanish conductor. September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... A city of northernwestern Spain, at the edge of the central plateau, Burgos has 166,000 inhabitants in the city proper and another 10,000 in its suburbs. ... The Kingdom of Spain or Spain (Spanish and Galician: Reino de España or España; Catalan: Regne dEspanya; Basque: Espainiako Erresuma) is a country located in the southwest of Europe. ... Conducting is the act of directing a musical performance by way of visible gestures. ...

He studied violin, piano and composition at the conservatories of Bilbao and Madrid. He graduated from the Hochschule für Musik in Munich in conducting and won the Richard Strauss prize. The violin is a stringed musical instrument that has four strings tuned a fifth apart. ... This article is about the modern musical instrument. ... A musical composition is a piece of original music designed for repeated performance (as opposed to strictly improvisational music, in which each performance is unique). ... A music school or conservatory is an institution dedicated to teaching the art of music, including playing of musical instruments, musical composition, musicianship, music history and music theory. ... Geography > Europe > Spain > Basque Country > Biscay Cityscape of Bilbao, with the Guggenheim Museum on the bottom right Bilbao (Basque: Bilbo) is a city in northern Spain, the largest city in the Pais Vasco and the capital of the province of Vizcaya (Basque: Bizkaia). ... Coat of arms The Plaza de España square Madrid, the capital of Spain, is located in the center of the country at 40°25′ N 3°45′ W. Population of the city of Madrid proper was 3,093,000 (Madrilenes, madrileños) as of 2003 estimates. ... Munich: Frauenkirche and Town Hall steeple Munich (German: München pronunciation) is the state capital of the German Bundesland of Bavaria. ...

He has served as music director of the Rundfunkorchester Berlin, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, and the Vienna Philharmonic, as well as being principal guest conductor for numerous orchestras in Europe and the United States. He made his American debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra. The title of music director is used by many orchestras to designate the primary conductor of the orchestra. ... The Deutsche Oper Berlin is an opera house in what used to be West Berlin. ... The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (in German: Wiener Philharmoniker) is the best known orchestra in Austria and one of Europes major ensembles. ... Orchestra at City Hall (Edmonton). ... World map showing location of Europe A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is geologically and geographically a peninsula, forming the westernmost part of Eurasia. ... The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America, the States, or (archaically) Columbia—is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii). ... The Philadelphia Orchestra, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is one of the United States major orchestras and one of the finest in the world. ...

He has recorded extensively on a number of labels. Especially noteworthy are his performances of Mendelssohn's Elijah, the Mozart Requiem, Orff's Carmina Burana, Bizet's Carmen, and the complete works of Manuel de Falla. A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and video recordings, on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... Mendelssohn is the surname of a number of people: Moses Mendelssohn (1729 - 1786), Jewish philosopher Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847), composer, grandson of Moses Fanny Mendelssohn (1805 - 1847), composer and pianist, sister of Felix 3954 Mendelssohn, an asteroid. ... Elijah is an oratorio written by Felix Mendelssohn in 1846 for the Birmingham Festival. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was one of the most significant and influential of all composers of Western classical music. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote the Requiem mass in D minor (K. 626), in 1791 - Mozarts last composition. ... Carl Orff Carl Orff (July 10, 1895 – March 29, 1982) was a German composer born in Munich. ... The name Carmina Burana refers both to a collection of 13th-century songs and poetry, and a 20th-century musical setting of texts from it. ... Georges Bizet (October 25, 1838 – June 3, 1875), was a French composer of the romantic era best known for his opera Carmen. ... Carmen is a French opera by Georges Bizet, with text by Meilhac and Halévy, based on the novel by Prosper Mérimée. ... Manuel de Falla y Matheu (November 23, 1876 – November 14, 1946) was a Spanish composer of classical music. ...



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