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Composer's Classroom 


Welcome to 'Composer’s Classroom,' an on-air and online feature from WMHT-FM. You can hear Bill Winans on this month's composer just after the 7 a.m. news on Friday mornings on WMHT-FM. *Teachers: For related composer and classical music resources visit PBS Learning Media.*

Composer's Classroom

George Frederic Handel

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Handel was born in Germany in the same year as Johann Sebastian Bach and Domenico Scarlatti.

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Ludwig van Beethoven

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WMHT's Composer of the Month for December 2016 is Ludwig van Beethoven.

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Antonio Vivaldi

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Italian Baroque composer, violin virtuoso, teacher and later… priest.

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Maurice Ravel

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WMHT's Composer of the Month for October 2016 is Maurice Ravel.

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Johannes Brahms

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WMHT's Composer of the Month for September 2016 is Johannes Brahms.

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Claude Debussy

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WMHT's Composer of the Month for August 2016 is Claude Debussy.

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Sir Edward Elgar

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WMHT's Composer of the Month for June 2016 is Sir Edward Elgar.

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Felix Mendelssohn

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WMHT's Composer of the Month for May 2016 is Felix Mendelssohn.

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Sergei Rachmaninoff

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WMHT's Composer of the Month for April 2016 is Sergei Rachmaninoff.

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Camille Saint-Saëns

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WMHT's Composer of the Month for March 2016 is Camille Saint-Saëns.

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