Showing posts with label Classical. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Classical. Show all posts

Monday, January 25, 2010

Allegro in C Major by Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti

Allegro in C Major VBR MP3 5.42 mb, Allegro in C Major OGG format 1.71 mb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.

Allegro in C Major by Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti (29 November 1797 – 8 April 1848). Donizetti was a prolific composer. He composed about 75 operas, 16 symphonies, 19 string quartets, 193 songs, 45 duets, 3 oratorios, 28 cantatas, instrumental concertos, sonatas, and other chamber pieces.

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Domenico Gaetano Maria DonizettiThis MP3 (or other media file) is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris) in this case Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti (29 November 1797 – 8 April 1848) and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from December 31st of that year.
This audio is part of the collection: Open Source Audio
Artist/Composer: USAF Band
Keywords: Gaetano Donizetti
Creative Commons license: Public Domain

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Hallelujah Chorus Messiah Handel

This Version Edited by sookietex, hiss removed, bass boosted, amplified and stereo channeled added with Audacity. Hallelujah Chorus VBR MP3 3.40 mb, Hallelujah Chorus OGG format 1.71 mb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.

Original Version from NPS Hallelujah Chorus VBR MP3 2.55 mb

Hallelujah chorus - Messiah, Performed by: Oratorio Chorus, Composed by: George Frideric Handel (23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759). Record format: Edison Diamond Disc, Matrix number: 4433-A-1-1 (6-1). Recording date: 1916, Release number: 80292-R, Release date: May 1916. NPS object catalog number: EDIS 43552.





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Composition Licence: This MP3 (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF from the U.S. Copyright Office. Works published before 1923 are now in the public domain.

This MP3 (or other media file) is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris) in this case George Frideric Handel 23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759 and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from December 31st of that year.

Messiah (HWV 56) is an English oratorio composed by George Frideric Handel, The libretto by Charles Jennens is drawn entirely from the King James and Great Bibles, and interprets the Christian doctrine of the Messiah, Composed in London during the summer of 1741 and premiered in Dublin, Ireland on 13 April 1742,

George Frideric HandelGeorge Frideric Handel (23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759), was born in Germany, trained in Italy, and spent most of his life in England. Born in Halle in the Duchy of Magdeburg, he settled in England in 1712, becoming a naturalised subject of the British crown on 20 February 1727.


This audio is part of the collection: Open Source Audio
Artist/Composer: National Park Service (NPS)
Keywords: Hallelujah Chorus; Messiah; George Frideric Handel; Edison
Creative Commons license: Public Domain

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Parade of the Wooden Soldiers

Parade of the Wooden Soldiers VBR MP3 5.62 mb, Parade of the Wooden Soldiers OGG format 2.94 mb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.

Parade of the Wooden Soldiers by Leon Jessel (1871-1942) published in Germany 1905. Date of Birth: 22 January 1871, Stettin, Pomerania, Germany, Date of Death: He was tortured by the Gestapo in a basement of the Police Bureau at Alexanderplatz, and subsequently died on January 4, 1942 in the Berlin Jewish Hospital, Berlin, Germany.



"Parade of the Wooden Soldiers" Leon Jessel/ orch. Gould/ trans. Patterson* Col Michael J. Colburn, conducting. Recorded in August 2009 by the Marine Band in the John Philip Sousa Band Hall at the Marine Barracks Annex in Washington, D.C.

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This This MP3 (or other media file) may however not be in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris) in this case Leon Jessel (1871-1942), and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from December 31st of that year. If your use will be outside the United States please check your local law.

This audio is part of the collection: Open Source Audio
Artist/Composer: United States Marine Band
Keywords: Wooden Soldiers; Christmas; toys
Creative Commons license: Public Domain

Thursday, November 12, 2009

The Four Seasons Winter Antonio Vivaldi

The Four Seasons VBR MP3 3.02 mb, The Four Seasons OGG format 2.27 mb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.

The Four Seasons is a set of four violin concertos by Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (March 4, 1678 – July 28, 1741). Composed in 1723, The Four Seasons is Vivaldi's best-known work, and is among the most popular pieces of Baroque music.



The concertos were first published in 1725 as part of a set of twelve concerti, Vivaldi's Op. 8, entitled Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione

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This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF from the U.S. Copyright Office. Works published before 1923 are now in the public domain.

This file is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris), in this case Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (March 4, 1678 – July 28, 1741), and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from December 31st of that year.

This audio is part of the collection: Open Source Audio
Artist/Composer: The United States Air Force Band
Keywords: The Four Seasons; Winter; Antonio Vivaldi
Creative Commons license: Public Domain

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Mozart Quartet in G 1st movement

Noise removed, bass boosted, stereo channel added, Amplified, normalized, with Audacity by sookietex Mozart Quartet in G 2 VBR MP3 3.49 mb, Mozart Quartet in G 2 OGG format 1.79 mb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.

Original MP3 version from the National Park Service Mozart Quartet in G VBR MP3 2.62 mb, Mozart Quartet in G OGG format 2.32 mb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.





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Quartet in G, 1st movement- part 1, Performed by: Roth String Quartet. Composed by: Mozart. Record format: Edison Needle Type disc test pressing. Matrix number: N-1195-A-1-1, Recording date: October 10, 1929. NPS object catalog number: EDIS 84282.

Composition Licence: This MP3 (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.

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This file is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris), in this case Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from December 31st of that year.

Artist/Composer: National Park Service (NPS)
Keywords: Mozart; String Quartet; Edison; National Park Service; (NPS)
Creative Commons license: Public Domain

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Menuett G flat major Ludwig von Beethoven

Noise removed, bass boosted, stereo channel added, Amplified, normalized, with Audacity by sookietex Menuett G flat major 2 VBR MP3 3.78 mb, Menuett G flat major 2 OGG format 2.27 mb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.

Original MP3 version from the National Park Service Menuett G flat major VBR MP3 2.83 mb, Menuett G flat major OGG format 2.40 mb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.





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Ludwig von BeethovenMenuett G flat major & Valse bluette. Performed by: Kathleen Parlow - violin ; George Falkenstein - piano. Composed by: Ludwig von Beethoven. Record format: Edison Amberol cylinder. Release number: 4M-28026 (..6) Release date: September 1912. NPS object catalog number: EDIS 36520

Composition Licence: This MP3 (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.
This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF from the U.S. Copyright Office. Works published before 1924 are now in the public domain.

This file is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris), in this case Ludwig von Beethoven (17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827), and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from December 31st of that year.

Artist/Composer: National Park Service (NPS)
Keywords: Menuett G flat major; Ludwig von Beethoven
Creative Commons license: Public Domain

Monday, June 29, 2009

William Tell Overture

This Version Edited by us, hiss removed with Audacity. William Tell Overture VBR MP3 3.96 mb, William Tell Overture OGG format 2.04 mb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.

Original Version from NPS. William Tell Overture VBR MP3 2.97 mb, William Tell Overture OGG format 2.50 mb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.

William Tell overture - part 2. Performed by: Sodero's Band. Composed by: G. Rossini
Record format: Edison Diamond Disc. Matrix number: 5577-A-7-1. Recording date: 1917
Release number: 80128-L. Release date: March 1914. NPS object catalog number: EDIS 43455





Gioachino Rossini

Gioachino Rossini
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Artist/Composer: Edison National Historic Site
Keywords: William Tell Overture; Gioachino Rossini; opera
Creative Commons license: Public Domain

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Ride of the Valkyries AUDIO

This Version Edited by us, hiss removed with Audacity. Ride of the Valkyries VBR MP3 3.76 mb, Ride of the Valkyries OGG format 1.91 mb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.

Original Version from NPS. Ride of the Valkyries VBR MP3 2.82 mb, Ride of the Valkyries OGG format 2.38 mb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.





Ride of the Valkyries - from "Die Valkyrie". Performed by: American Symphony Orchestra, Composed by: Richard Wagner (22 May 1813, Leipzig, Germany – 13 February 1883, Venice, Italy). Record format: Edison Diamond Disc. Matrix number: 7846-B-1-6. Recording date: 1921. Release number: 80638-R. Release date: December 1921
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 41877.

Ride of the Valkyries

Arthur Rackham's illustration to the Ride of the Valkyries
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Artist/Composer: Edison National Historic Site
Keywords: Valkyries; Richard Wagner; Die Walk√ɼre; Grand Opera
Creative Commons license: Public Domain

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Strauss Waltz Medley

Strauss Waltz Medley VBR MP3 459 kb, Strauss Waltz Medley OGG format 357 kb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.

Some of Johann Strauss's most famous works include the waltzes The Blue Danube, Kaiser-Walzer, Tales from the Vienna Woods, the Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, and the Pizzicato Polka. Among his operettas, Die Fledermaus and Der Zigeunerbaron are the most well-known.



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Information presented on the United States Air Force Band site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.

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This file is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris), in this case Johann Strauss II October 25, 1825 – June 3, 1899, and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from December 31 of that year.

Artist/Composer: United States Air Force Band
Keywords: Strauss; Waltz
Creative Commons license: Public Domain

Sunday, December 21, 2008

The Nutcracker Tchaikovsky AUDIO

Trepak from the Nutcracker was set to music by Tchaikovsky (staged by Marius Petipa and commissioned by the director of the Imperial Theatres Ivan Vsevolozhsky in 1891). Keywords, Christmas, holiday, carol, music, The Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker 64Kbps MP3 597 kb, The Nutcracker VBR MP3 1.2 mb, The Nutcracker OGG format 852 kb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.



Performed by The U.S. Marine Corps Band, Generally speaking, works created by U.S. Government employees are not eligible for copyright protection in the United States. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF from the U.S. Copyright Office.

This MP3 (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF from the U.S. Copyright Office. Works published before 1923 are now in the public domain.

This file is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris in this case October 25 1893), and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from December 31 of that year.

The NutcrackerImage Courtesy Public Domain Clip Art