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Offline André

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Re: Identify that composer's PICTURE game!
« Reply #20 on: October 11, 2017, 12:17:58 PM »
Bravo ! Gouvy was born in Saarland, a disputed territory. The composer always wanted to be recognized as a frenchman.

Your turn, Andreï !

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Re: Identify that composer's PICTURE game!
« Reply #21 on: October 11, 2017, 12:19:08 PM »


Hint: his work has no less than three catalogue indexes but only two are usual.

EDIT: I'm off to bed. If someone guesses him (which can be verified with Google Image Search, but please don't cheat), feel free to post a new one without waiting for my approval.
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« Reply #22 on: October 11, 2017, 03:05:12 PM »


Hint: his work has no less than three catalogue indexes but only two are usual.

EDIT: I'm off to bed. If someone guesses him (which can be verified with Google Image Search, but please don't cheat), feel free to post a new one without waiting for my approval.

He looks like a very young Bartók.

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« Reply #23 on: October 11, 2017, 06:15:52 PM »
He looks like a very young Bartók.

Yep, it’s Bartók most definitely. Your turn!
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« Reply #24 on: October 11, 2017, 08:57:09 PM »
Yep, it’s Bartók most definitely. Your turn!

Yep! Where has he gone?  :D
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« Reply #25 on: October 12, 2017, 11:20:07 AM »
Yep! Where has he gone?  :D

I'm here! Well, this is my candidate.

Hint: He just composed an opera, but not very famous.

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« Reply #26 on: October 12, 2017, 11:39:48 AM »
I'm here! Well, this is my candidate.

Hint: He just composed an opera, but not very famous.

You must provide a magnifier.  ;D
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« Reply #27 on: October 12, 2017, 11:41:56 AM »
I'm here! Well, this is my candidate.



Hint: He just composed an opera, but not very famous.
Mmmm...he actually composed three operas (but only one has been recorded AFAIK).   
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« Reply #28 on: October 12, 2017, 12:52:53 PM »
Mmmm...he actually composed three operas (but only one has been recorded AFAIK).

I was corroborating that information. True, there is a single opera recorded and two others that are not. Then you know the composer, it's your turn!

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« Reply #29 on: October 12, 2017, 01:11:34 PM »
I was corroborating that information. True, there is a single opera recorded and two others that are not. Then you know the composer, it's your turn!
:) OK then...I was going to say something of orchestral scores being destroyed in a fire at the beginning of WW1 (a fire in which the composer himself died), but that would have perhaps been too much of a hint.... yes, it's Alberic Magnard.

Who can this be?



One could think he's a HvK lookalike here, but AFAIK,  the Austrian never performed any of this composer's music (Lenny OTOH did record one of his works).
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« Reply #30 on: October 12, 2017, 02:02:31 PM »
:) OK then...I was going to say something of orchestral scores being destroyed in a fire at the beginning of WW1 (a fire in which the composer himself died), but that would have perhaps been too much of a hint.... yes, it's Alberic Magnard.

Who can this be?



One could think he's a HvK lookalike here, but AFAIK,  the Austrian never performed any of this composer's music (Lenny OTOH did record one of his works).
It's Dallapiccola!

I'll just leave the next riddle option open for anyone who would like posting here.

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« Reply #31 on: October 12, 2017, 06:39:38 PM »
I guess I’ll post a composer...

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« Reply #32 on: October 12, 2017, 06:40:37 PM »
If someone can’t guess who it is, then I’ll be happy to provide a clue as to who it could be.
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Re: Identify that composer's PICTURE game!
« Reply #33 on: October 13, 2017, 12:00:09 AM »
I guess I’ll post a composer...

That one is a bit tough. Concerning the life-span of the composer, it reasonable to assume that the photo was taken say between 1920-1950?

And it´s funny how he looks somewhat like Dukas or S-Saens, without being them -
is it reasonable to assume that the composer is perhaps from a French- or maybe German-speaking territory?

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« Reply #34 on: October 13, 2017, 12:09:32 AM »
It's Dallapiccola!
Indeed, Luigi Dallapiccola.
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Re: Identify that composer's PICTURE game!
« Reply #35 on: October 13, 2017, 01:48:14 AM »
there is something Byrd like about his facial hair.

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Re: Identify that composer's PICTURE game!
« Reply #36 on: October 13, 2017, 02:01:52 AM »
Okay, I cheated.

That one is a bit tough. Concerning the life-span of the composer, it reasonable to assume that the photo was taken say between 1920-1950?

Yes.

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And it´s funny how he looks somewhat like Dukas or S-Saens, without being them -
is it reasonable to assume that the composer is perhaps from a French- or maybe German-speaking territory?

His look is indeed quite French, but no.
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« Reply #37 on: October 13, 2017, 04:02:46 AM »
Bernard Zweers ! Impossible to find without that hint... >:D , although I have his 3rd symphony, "to my Fatherland", I had no idea what he looked like !
Right and yes, was referring to his Third ('Aan mijn Vaderland'). This is a better-know portrait:
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« Reply #38 on: October 13, 2017, 04:04:36 AM »
I guess I’ll post a composer...
I didn't check, but his looks are very similar to Bantock's.
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« Reply #39 on: October 13, 2017, 06:30:15 AM »
I was corroborating that information. True, there is a single opera recorded and two others that are not. Then you know the composer, it's your turn!

Well, aren't we allowed to know who you're talking about ?  :D

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