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The idea that beauty is revolutionary is a revelation to me...I've discovered the part of my brain that can't decode anything, can't add, can't work from verbalized concepts, but that does make melodies with pitch and rhythm...beauty is enough. Beth Anderson

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Witold Lutosławski (1913-1994)
Grave. Metamorphoses (for cello and piano) (1981)
Izabela Buchowska, Jakub Tchorzewski
Krzysztof Meyer (born 1943)
Cello Sonata No. 1, Op. 62 (1983)
Evva Mizerska, Katarzyna Glensk
Krzysztof Meyer (born 1943)
Cello Sonata No. 2, Op. 99 (2004)
Evva Mizerska, Katarzyna Glensk
Krzysztof Meyer (born 1943)
Cello Sonata No. 2, Op. 99 (2004)
Izabela Buchowska, Jakub Tchorzewski
Witold Szalonek (1927-2001)
Cello Sonata (1958)
Izabela Buchowska, Jakub Tchorzewski
Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959)
Sonata, H. 306 (for flute and piano) (1945)
Goran Marcusson, Joakim Kallhed
Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959)
Sonata, H. 306 (for flute and piano) (1945)
James Galway, Phillip Moll
Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959)
Sonata, H. 306 (for flute and piano) (1945)
Marina Piccinini, Ewa Kupiec
Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903)
Bunte Blätter for Piano Trio, Op. 83 (pub. 1888)
Arcadia Trio
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Trio in F major (for flute, bassoon and piano) ()
Massimo Data, Mario Carbotta, Piero Barbareschi
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Trio in F major (for flute, bassoon and piano) ()
Trio Hormus
Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937)
Violin Sonata in d minor, Op. 9 (1904)
Bomsori Kim, Rafal Blechacz
Peter Heise (1830-1879)
Piano Trio in E-flat major (1860-(?) 1863)
Julie Eskær, Emilie Eskær, Charlotte Thanning
Peter Heise (1830-1879)
Piano Quintet in F major (1869)
Dansk-Tyske Klaverkvintet
Aleksandra Chmielewska
Trio elegiaco (for horn, violin and piano) (2016)
Windswept Trio
Géza Frid (1904-1989)
String Quartet No. 4, Op. 50a (1956)
Amaryllis Quartett
Géza Frid (1904-1989)
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 30, Fantasia tropica (1949)
Amaryllis Quartett
Géza Frid (1904-1989)
String Quartet No. 2, Op. 21, Fugues (1939)
Amaryllis Quartett
Géza Frid (1904-1989)
String Quartet No. 1, Op. 2 (1926)
Amaryllis Quartett
Nikos Skalkottas (1904-1949)
Petite Suite No. 2 (for violin and piano) (1946)
Ueli Wiget, Jagdish Mistry
Nikos Skalkottas (1904-1949)
Petite Suite No. 1 (for violin and piano) (1946)
Ueli Wiget, Jagdish Mistry
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
Violin Sonata, Op. 134 (1968)
Gidon Kremer, Andrei Gavrilov
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
Violin Sonata, Op. 134 (1968)
Michael Dinnebier, Angela Charlott Bieber
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Sonata for Violin Solo, Sz. 117 (1944)
Christian Tetzlaff
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Sonata for Violin Solo, Sz. 117 (1944)
Yehudi Menuhin
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Violin Sonata No. 1 in f minor, Op. 80 (1946)
Pavel Berman, Vardan Mamikonian
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
String Quartet No. 2 (1915)
Cuarteto Latinoamericano (complete with score)
Robert Starer (1924-2001)
Episodes (for viola, cello and piano) ()
Music in the Mountains Festival Players
Robert Starer (1924-2001)
Duo (for violin and piano) (1988)
Music in the Mountains Festival Players
Robert Starer (1924-2001)
Elegy for a Woman who Died too Young (for violin and cello) (1990)
Music in the Mountains Festival Players

Composers born on February 20

Vladimir Martynov (born 1946)
Nationality: Russian
Born: February 20, 1946, Moscow (age 73)
Roland Leistner-Mayer (born 1945)
Nationality: German
Born: February 20, 1945, Kraslice (age 74)
Ruth Gipps (1921-1999)
Ruth Dorothy Louisa Gipps
Nationality: English
Born: February 20, 1921, Bexhill-on-Sea Died: February 23, 1999, Eastbourne (age 78)
Julius Juzeliūnas (1916-2001)
Nationality: Lithuanian
Born: February 20, 1916 Died: February 15, 2001, Vilnius (age 85)
Armin Loos (1904-1971)
Armin [Mathias Jacob Friedrich] Loos
Nationality: American
Born: February 20, 1904, Darmstadt, Germany Died: March 23, 1971, New Britain, CT (age 67)
Karel Janeček (1903-1974)
Nationality: Czech
Born: February 20, 1903, Częstochowa, Poland Died: January 4, 1974, Prague (age 70)
Evelyn Faltis (1890-1937)
Nationality: Bohemian | Czech
Born: February 20, 1890, Trautenau, Bohemia Died: May 19, 1937, Vienna (age 47)
Vasyl Barvinsky (1888-1963)
Vasyl [Vasily] Barvinsky
Nationality: Ukrainian | Soviet
Born: February 20, 1888, Ternopil Died: June 9, 1963, Lviv (age 75)
Fedor Akimenko (1876-1945)
Fedor [Fedir] [Theodore] Stepanovych Akimenko [Yakimenko] [Yakymenko]
Nationality: Ukrainian | Soviet
Born: February 20, 1876, Kharkov Died: January 8, 1945, Paris (age 68)
Amanda Maier (1853-1894)
Amanda Maier [Röntgen-Maier]
Nationality: Swedish
Born: February 20, 1853, Landskrona Died: June 15, 1894, Amsterdam (age 41)
Friedrich Theodor Fröhlich (1803-1836)
Friedrich Theodor Fröhlich [Froehlich]
Nationality: Swiss
Born: February 20, 1803, Brugg Died: October 16, 1836, Aarau (age 33)
Charles-Auguste de Bériot (1802-1870)
Nationality: Belgian
Born: February 20, 1802, Leuven Died: April 8, 1870, Brussels (age 68)
Adalbert Gyrowetz (1763-1850)
Adalbert Vojcěch [Vojtech] Gyrowetz Jírovec
Nationality: Bohemian | Czech
Born: February 20, 1763, Česke Budějovice Died: March 19, 1850, Vienna (age 87)
Marie-Alexandre Guénin (1744-1835)
Nationality: French
Born: February 20, 1744, Maubeuge Died: January 22, 1835, Etampes (age 90)
Nicolas Chédeville "le cadet" (1705-1782)
Nationality: French
Born: February 20, 1705, Sérez, Eure Died: August 6, 1782, Paris (age 77)

Composers who died on February 20

Jozef Sixta (1940-2007)
Nationality: Slovokian
Born: May 12, 1940, Jičín Died: February 20, 2007 (age 66)
Tōru Takemitsu (1930-1996)
Nationality: Japanese
Born: October 8, 1930, Tokyo Died: February 20, 1996, Tokyo (age 65)
Fikret Amirov (1922-1984)
Fikret Mashadi Jamil oghlu Amirov
Nationality: Azerbaijani
Born: November 22, 1922, Ganja Died: February 20, 1984, Baku (age 61)
Adrian Cruft (1921-1987)
Adrian Francis Cruft
Nationality: English
Born: February 10, 1921, Mitcham Died: February 20, 1987, Hill Head (age 66)
Howard Boatwright (1918-1999)
Howard Leake Boatwright
Nationality: American
Born: March 16, 1918, Newport News, VA Died: February 20, 1999, Syracuse, NY (age 80)
Väinö I. Haapalainen (1916-1977)
Nationality: Finnish
Born: October 15, 1916, Vyborg Died: February 20, 1977, Pori (age 60)
Verdina Shlonsky (1905-1990)
Nationality: Israeli | Ukrainian
Born: January 19, 1905, Kremenchug, Ukraine Died: February 20, 1990, Tel Aviv (age 85)
Erling Kjellsby (1901-1976)
Nationality: Norwegian
Born: July 7, 1901, Oslo Died: February 20, 1976 (age 74)
David Johansen (1888-1974)
David Monrad Johansen
Nationality: Norwegian
Born: November 8, 1888, Vefsn Died: February 20, 1974, Sandvika (age 85)
Franz Ippisch (1883-1958)
Nationality: Austrian
Born: 1883, Vienna Died: February 20, 1958, Guatemala City, Guatemala (age 75)
Howard Brockway (1870-1951)
Nationality: American
Born: November 22, 1870, Brooklyn, NY Died: February 20, 1951, New York (age 80)
Marco Bossi (1861-1925)
Marco Enrico Bossi
Nationality: Italian
Born: April 25, 1861, Salò, Lake Garda Died: February 20, 1925, Atlantic Ocean (age 63)
Nicolai von Wilm (1834-1911)
Peter Nicolai [Nicolay] von Wilm
Nationality: German | Russian
Born: March 4, 1834, Riga Died: February 20, 1911, Wiesbaden (age 76)
Johan Martin de Ron (1789-1817)
Johan [Jean] Martin de Ron
Nationality: Swedish
Born: November 13, 1789, Stockholm Died: February 20, 1817, Lisbon (age 27)
John Dowland (1563-1626)
Nationality: English
Born: 1563 Died: February 20, 1626, London (age 63)

Recently Added Composers

Pekka Jalkanen (born 1945)
Nationality: Finnish
Born: September 5, 1945, Rautalampi (age 73)
Lasse Jalava (born 1951)
Lasse Aimo Antero Jalava
Nationality: Finnish
Born: April 6, 1951, Turku (age 67)
Asta Hyvärinen (born 1963)
Asta [Asko] Hyvärinen
Nationality: Finnish
Born: July 27, 1963, Haapavesi (age 55)
Petri Hiidenkari (born 1957)
Nationality: Finnish
Born: September 25, 1957 (age 61)
Bartosz W Smorągiewicz (born 1978)
Nationality: Polish
Born: January 22, 1978, Żagań (age 41)
Giorgos Karvellos (born 1964)
Nationality: Cypriot
Born: 1964, Larnaca, Cyprus (age 55)
Phanos Dymiotis (born 1965)
Nationality: Cypriot
Born: April 3, 1965, Nicosia, Cyprus (age 53)
Aleksandra Chmielewska
Nationality: Polish
Santa Ratniece (born 1977)
Nationality: Latvian
Born: 1977, Jelgava (age 42)
Ēriks Ešenvalds (born 1977)
Nationality: Latvian
Born: January 26, 1977, Priekule (age 42)
Pēteris Plakidis (1947-2017)
Nationality: Latvian
Born: March 4, 1947, Riga Died: August 8, 2017 (age 70)
Tālivaldis Ķeniņš (1919-2008)
Tālivaldis [Talivaldis] Ķeniņš [Kenins]
Nationality: Latvian | Canadian
Born: April 22, 1919, Liepāja Died: January 20, 2008, Toronto (age 88)
Julio Estrada (born 1943)
Julio Estrada Velasco
Nationality: Mexican
Born: April 10, 1943, Mexico City (age 75)
Graciela Agudelo (1945-2018)
Nationality: Mexican
Born: December 7, 1945, Mexico City Died: April 19, 2018 (age 72)
Marisa Rezende (born 1944)
Marisa Barcellos Rezende
Nationality: Brazilian
Born: August 8, 1944, Rio de Janeiro (age 74)