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Classical Music in the News

John Tavener, a classical music composer who recorded on the Beatles Apple label, passed away earlier this week.

I really didn’t know much about him until I heard NPR’s rememberance of him, but I thought his story was moving. Check out this article and learn about this interesting contemporary composer:

“Remembering ‘Holy Minimalist’ Composer John Tavener”


Dacia Clay

Dacia Clay

Web Editor, Arts & Culture; Host/Producer, Classical Classroom

Dacia began her career in public radio as the Audio Librarian for Houston Public Media (then KUHF) in 2009. She earned her Master of Library Science from the University of North Texas' School of Library and Information Science, where she focused on special collections (thanks to the sage advice of...

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