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Arvo Pärt is an Estonian composer, often identified with the school of minimalism, though he rejects this label (and, even more vehemently, the label of "holy minimalism", which he describes as meaningless).

Arvo Pärt was born on 11th September 1935 in Paide, Järva County, Estonia. His musical studies began in 1954 at the Tallinn Music Secondary School, interrupted less than a year later while he fulfilled his National Service…

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  • thanks jonasvad
  • Don't know, maybe you guys have heard about it before, but Pärt's Complete Works for Violin and Piano & Piano Solo has been put on Spotify and it's an amazing performance by Ursula Schoch and Marcel Worms. Just a heads up for the Spotify users out there.
  • Happy 80th Birthday Arvo
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  • All the best Arvo!
  • Happy b-day Pärt. 80 years today! (9/11)
  • v serious? good choice the woman has taste
  • Taylor Swift's favorite composer.
  • Always sounds to me like winter nights.

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