French composer Darius Milhaud (1892-1974), a member of Les Six, was influenced by American jazz and popular Brazilian music: ragtime, maxixe, samba, and tango. He was a proponent of polytonality and one of the most prolific composers of the century. He wrote more than 400 works, including 14 concertos, 18 string quartets, 8 operas, 10 ballets, 7 cantatas, 14 sonatas, 8 symphonies, and other works.
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Classical Archives: Darius Milhaud
Biography, complete files offered in MP3 and Windows Media audio formats, including live recordings of featured artists.
Picture of a postage stamp issued to commemorate his many works with Biblical and Jewish themes, including the opera "David."
Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)
List of vocal works and links to non-copyrighted texts, some with English translations. From the Lied and Art Song Texts Page.
Milhaud, Darius (1892 - 1974), France
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays.
Mills College: Darius Milhaud Collection
Includes many scores, books, recordings, and other related materials.
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