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Hoyt Curtin

A great composer you've never heard of. Hoyt Curtin was the house composer at Hanna-Barbera and wrote some of the most wonderful music ever written for TV cartoons. He wrote the theme song and incidental music for the Flintstones, The Jetsons, and mo

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Joseph Lamb

Joseph Lamb is a composer you’ve never heard of, but he is considered to be one of the greatest ragtime composers of all time, up there with Scott Joplin, the undisputed king of ragtime. Joe became a ragtime composer because of Joplin, whom he greatl

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Claude Bolling

Claude Bolling is one of my favorite composers. This French jazz/classical composer and pianist did a series of albums starting in the 70s, pairing himself with top-of-the-line classical musicians performing his original works which blend classical a

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Scott Joplin

I became a composer because of the movie The Sting, which featured the music of the ragtime composer Scott Joplin, which I consider to be some of the most delightful music ever created. It is fun sounding and is a physical delight to play - it fits w

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Моисей Самуилович Вайнберг - Moisey Samuilovich Vaynberg, also known as Mieczysław Weinberg (and Moisey or Moishe Vainberg) - The Greatest Soviet Composer after Prokofiev and Shostakovich?

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'For me, Weinberg is the third great Soviet composer, along with Prokofieff and Shostakovich. His musical idiom owes a lot to Shostakovich, and indeed he used to describe himself as a "pupil" of the older composer, although

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