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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
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*This Day in Music History*
October 14, 1990

Leonard Bernstein dies of heart attack at 72

Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines. ~ Satchel Paige

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
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*This Day in Music History*

October 15, 1886
Rimsky-Korsakov’s published arrangement of Modest Mussorgsky's "Night on Bald Mountain" premieres in St. Petersburg's Kononov Hall, Russia, five years after Mussorgsky's death.  This version of the work, described as a "fantasy for orchestra",  is the one that achieved lasting fame.                 


October 15, 1905
Claude Debussy's "La Mer" premieres in Paris.
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Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines. ~ Satchel Paige