What to Listen for in Music Setting & Symbolism

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New School

The New School in New York City is one of the most prestigious schools in the country. Founded in 1919 by historians, economists, and censured professors of Columbia University; with the backing of heiress Dorothy Payne Whitney. Until 2005, the name of the university was the New School of Social Research and its curriculum raised many eyebrows among the academic community. The school is known for modern thought and heavy European influence.

American Conservatory at Fontainebleau

The American Conservatory at Fontainebleau near Paris was founded by Nadia Boulanger, who was considered to be the "godmother" " to generations of music, including Aaron Copland to Philip Glass. A charter school, the American Conservatory was responsible for broadening the horizons of its students and encouraging them to explore new avenues in their work.

Esterházy Estate

The Esterházy Family estate was the home of musical genius Joseph Haydn, who served...

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