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SKRYABIN MUSEUM

SKRYABIN MUSEUM Aleksandr Skryabin was a native Muscovite, and although he travelled widely as a concert pianist and lived abroad for many years – in Italy, France, Switzerland and Belgium …

ORFF MUSEUM

ORFF MUSEUM Carl Orff, known to millions around the world for Carmina Burana (1937) and music education for the masses, was a Munchner. He was born in 1895 into a …

ZAJC MUSEUM

ZAJC MUSEUM The most important of Croatian Romantic composers, Ivan Zajc was enormously prolific: his opus numbers, going up to 1202, make even Czerny seem a slouch. He was born …

PORUMBESCU MUSEUM

PORUMBESCU MUSEUM Although still often referred to by its former name, Stupca, the little village lying among woods 26 km south-west of Suceava is officially called Ciprian Porumbescu after its …

LIVADlC MUSEUM

LIVADlC MUSEUM You can’t easily miss the composer Ferdo Livadic if you visit the Croatian town of Samobor, just a dozen kilometres west of Zagreb, close to the Slovenian border. …

IRON BRIDGE MAP

IRON BRIDGE MAP FIRST LARGE-SCALE CAST-IRON BRIDGE MAP Crossing Severn River, Coalbrookdale, England Designers/Engineers Abraham Darby III, Thomas Farnolls Pritchard Completed 1779 Length 100 feet (30 meters) Material Iron Type …

PREJAC MUSEUM

PREJAC MUSEUM Gjuro Prejac (1870-1936) was not just a composer but also a singer, choreographer, scene designer, librettist, actor and mime. One of 16 children of a schoolteacher in Desinic, …