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Karl Amadeus Hartmann (August 2, 1905 Munich – December 5, 1963 Munich) was a German composer. Some have lauded him as the greatest German symphonist of the 20th century. Perhaps the most well-known is his Symphony No. 1, titled "Attempt at a requiem" (Versuch eines Requiems). This work began in 1936 as a cantata for alto solo and orchestra, loosely based on a few select poems by Walt Whitman. It soon became known as "Our Life: Symphonic Fragment" (Unser Leben: Symphonisches… read more

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    now this is the dude. The Dude. THE DUDE BIATCHEZ.
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    massive Hartmann fix just in for me
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    oh my fuck.
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    Get the ECM disc with Funebre, Symphony No.4 and the Kammerkonzert. Totally essential.
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    noice
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    the sixth symphony is extremely fucking cool
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    symphony 1 is incredible

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