Walter Mencken 11 a.m., May 24
World Cup of Composers
Britain enters The World Cup of Composers
The first round is now complete for France, Italy, and Russia. Which country is up next? Great Britain. Thomas Tallis versus William Walton William Byrd versus Frederick Delius Ethel Smyth versus Gustav Holst Henry Purcell ...
Mussorgsky versus Rimsky-Korsakov is the main event.
It’s time to wrap up the first round for the Russians. Glinka has been given a second chance to advance to the second round of the Russian draw. His opponent is Dmitri Shostakovich. As explained ...
Can Prokofiev overcome a composer who believes he can write the end of creation?