Carl Orff

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    Carmina Burana (O Fortuna)Carl Orff
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    Carmina Burana: XXV. O FortunaCarl Orff
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    O´fortuna (Carmina Burana)Carl Orff
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    Carmina Burana - III - Cours D'amour : In TrutinaCarl Orff
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    O Fortuna (From "Carmina Burana")Carl Orff

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        A German composer primarily of dramatic music with primal rhythms and raw emotional effects; known for Carmina Burana (1937). His early works were influenced by Richard Strauss and Schoenberg; around 1930 he began writing "Schulwerk" -- teaching methods for schools -- which allowed him to delve into his obsession with "primitive" rhythms and turn back to Monteverdi for melodies. The result was the Catulli Carmina (1943), seven settings of "gutter Latin" texts from medieval monas... Read more

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