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Rochester Philharmonic Plays Hanson's Merry Mount

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Tonight at 7:30 pm, tune in for Howard Hanson's neglected 1933 opera Merry Mount, to be given a concert revival by the Rochester Philharmonic.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

A Declaration of Independence for the Listener

Monday, December 30, 2013

Howard Harold Hanson (1896-1981) was a composer, conductor, educator and music theorist. He was Director of the Eastman School of Music for 40 years and won a Pulitzer Prize in 1944 for his Symphony no. 4. A year earlier he wrote the following essay which appeared in the March, 1943 WQXR Program Guide. 

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