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Carl Orff (Composer)

Born: 10th July 1895, Munich, Germany

Died: 29th March 1982, Munich, Germany

Nationality: German

Carl Orff was a German composer and music educator, best known for his cantata Carmina Burana (1937). The concepts of his Schulwerk were influential for children's music education.

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Recording of the Week, Jos van Immerseel conducts Carmina Burana

James listens to Jos van Immerseel's new recording of the chamber version of Carl Orff's famous Carmina Burana.

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