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"Captivating Moments in the World of Music: From Bruce Springsteen to Brahms, U2 to Patti Smith" The electrifying energy at a Bruce Springsteen concert is unmatched

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Banjo, (B&W)

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Leonard Bernstein
Composer Leonard Bernstein conducting at Londons Royal Festival Hall. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Background imageMusic Collection: Scene from Mozarts opera The Marriage of Figaro. (Le Nozze di Figaro), comic opera

Scene from Mozarts opera The Marriage of Figaro. (Le Nozze di Figaro), comic opera (opera buffa) with libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte (1749-1838) after Beaumarchais

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Ballroom dancing 1940s dance / dancing / party season / celebration / happy vintage news archive

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EyeUbiquitous_20121388
England, London, Southwark, Tuba playing busker in front of William Shakespeare mural under railway arch near Borough Market

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Johannes Brahms at the piano. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a charcoal drawing

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Franz Liszt at 30 Years of Age
Hungarian composer Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886) at the age of 30. Original Artwork: Reproduced from a daguerreotype, the first commercially successful photographic process

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Leonard Bernstein
American composer Leonard Bernstein (1918 - 1990), writer of symphonic music as well as Broadway shows. (Photo by Erich Auerbach/Getty Images)

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John Lennon and Paul McCartney in a recording studio
John Lennon and Paul McCartney sing in harmony at a Beatles recording at The BBC 1963

Background imageMusic Collection: ROY ROGERS (1912-1998). Leonard Slye. American singing cowboy actor

ROY ROGERS (1912-1998). Leonard Slye. American singing cowboy actor. Photographed with his horse Trigger
ROY ROGERS (1912-1998). N© Leonard Slye. American singing cowboy actor. Photographed with his horse Trigger

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A Musical Club, Artist Unknown
Watercolour by an unknown artist depicting a musical evening in Truro on 8th November 1808, including what is believed to be the only known portrait of Joseph Emidy

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Music-David Bowie
British singer David Bowie performs on stage during his concert at the Sportpaleis of Antwerp, 05 November 2003. / AFP PHOTO / BELGA / PETER DE VEOCHT

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France-Us-Entertainment-Music-Prince
This black and white photo taken on June 15, 1987 shows musician Prince performing on stage during his concert at the Bercy venue in Paris

Background imageMusic Collection: Picture of Hindu gods Krishna and Rada, India, Asia

Picture of Hindu gods Krishna and Rada, India, Asia

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Ludwig Van Beethoven
German composer Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827). Original Artwork: Portrait August von Kloeber (Photo by Rischgitz/Getty Images)

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Soviet composer, dmitri shostakovich, on the train on his way home to moscow after the first performance of his 12th symphony the year 1917 by the leningrad philharmonic

Background imageMusic Collection: Anna May Wong in Piccadilly (1929)

Anna May Wong in Piccadilly (1929)

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Sun Studios, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America, North America

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France-Music-Prince
US singer and musician Prince (born Prince Rogers Nelson) performs on stage at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, on June 30, 2011. AFP PHOTO BERTRAND GUAY / AFP PHOTO / BERTRAND GUAY

Background imageMusic Collection: Soviet composer, dmitri shostakovich, working in his study, 1938

Soviet composer, dmitri shostakovich, working in his study, 1938

Background imageMusic Collection: Statue by Tom Murphy of singer songwriter Billy Fury, near Albert Dock

Statue by Tom Murphy of singer songwriter Billy Fury, near Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageMusic Collection: The statue of Billy Fury by Albert Dock and the Mersey River, Liverpool

The statue of Billy Fury by Albert Dock and the Mersey River, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageMusic Collection: Giacomo Puccini (1858 -1924) Italian composer of operas. Poster for Madama Butterfly

Giacomo Puccini (1858 -1924) Italian composer of operas. Poster for Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly) an opera in three acts, with an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa

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Bagpiper, Glencoe, Highlands, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

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Opera house Sydney
Alida van Zaane

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Madison Square Garden
29th November 1966: Construction work in progress on the new Madison Square Garden arena at New York City. It will be used for sports, concerts, entertainment and other indoor events

Background imageMusic Collection: Band of the Coldstream Guards marching past Buckingham Palace during the rehearsal for Trooping

Band of the Coldstream Guards marching past Buckingham Palace during the rehearsal for Trooping the Colour, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageMusic Collection: Master organ in Notre Dame de Paris cathedral, Paris, France, Europe

Master organ in Notre Dame de Paris cathedral, Paris, France, Europe

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The piano in the music room in the House for an Art Lovers, architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

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Leonard Bernstein Conducts
Leonard Bernstein, American conductor composer and pianist, conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in rehearsal at the St Pancras Town Hall, London. (Photo by Ian Showell/Getty Images)

Background imageMusic Collection: Illustration, jazz band, six men wearing bow ties and waistcoats playing trumpet, trombone, drums

Illustration, jazz band, six men wearing bow ties and waistcoats playing trumpet, trombone, drums, clarinet, banjo and double bass, front view

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Portugal-Concert-Acdc-Music
Angus Young of Australian Rock band AC/DC performs in Lisbon on May 7, 2016. Aussie rockers AC/DC wrote a new chapter in their 42-year career on today

Background imageMusic Collection: Dancing in a dingy cellar in Soho, London Cy Lauries jazz band beats it out

Dancing in a dingy cellar in Soho, London Cy Lauries jazz band beats it out and the fashions of the jiving girls are as traditional as the jazz

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BB Kings Blues Club, Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America, North America

Background imageMusic Collection: Hand painted didgeridoos, Aboriginal musical instrument, Australia, Pacific

Hand painted didgeridoos, Aboriginal musical instrument, Australia, Pacific

Background imageMusic Collection: THE CLANCY BROTHERS, 1962. Irish folk group The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem

THE CLANCY BROTHERS, 1962. Irish folk group The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem. Photograph by James J. Kriegsmann, 1962

Background imageMusic Collection: SINGER SEWING MACHINE. 19th century wood engraving

SINGER SEWING MACHINE. 19th century wood engraving

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Richard Wagner
Photograph of composer Richard Wagner. Digitally tinted 19th-century photograph

Background imageMusic Collection: Jazz mural on building at Broadway and Columbus

Jazz mural on building at Broadway and Columbus, San Francisco, California, United States of America, North America

Background imageMusic Collection: Traditional hand painted colourful didgeridoos, Australia

Traditional hand painted colourful didgeridoos, Australia

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France-Music-Prince
Portrait of American singer Prince (born on 07 June 1958 in Minneapolis) taken 25 August 1986 at the Zenith in Paris for his only concert in the French capital

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Portrait Of Beethoven
Portrait of German composer Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827), after a painting by Christian Horneman, 1803. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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Germany, Bayreuth, The Rhine-daughters, Sketch for scenic design of The Ring of the Nibelungs by Richard Wagner
Hermann Hendrich (1854-1931), The Rhine-daughters, sketch for the scenic design of The Ring of the Nibelungs by Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

Background imageMusic Collection: Master organ, Saint-Eustache church, Paris, France, Europe

Master organ, Saint-Eustache church, Paris, France, Europe

Background imageMusic Collection: Five young boys, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s

Five young boys, Polperro, Cornwall. 1860-1870s
Five young boys sitting on steps with their musical instruments, namely an accordion, triangle, tambourine, and a zither which is held by two boys

Background imageMusic Collection: Paul McCartney and George Harrison tune their guitars

Paul McCartney and George Harrison tune their guitars
Paul McCartney and George Harrison of the Beatles tune their guitars before a live show in 1964

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Gbr-Music-Bowie
British singer David Bowie poses during a press conference to present his new album " Lets dance" at the Claridge hotel in London on March 17, 1983

Background imageMusic Collection: Advertisement for A. Wilson. Peck and Co. Ltd. Beethoven House, Pinstone Street, Sheffield

Advertisement for A. Wilson. Peck and Co. Ltd. Beethoven House, Pinstone Street, Sheffield
Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library: MP Folder 62




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"Captivating Moments in the World of Music: From Bruce Springsteen to Brahms, U2 to Patti Smith" The electrifying energy at a Bruce Springsteen concert is unmatched, as fans sing along to every word and lose themselves in the music. Foo Fighters never fail to deliver an unforgettable performance, leaving their audience craving more with each powerful riff and Dave Grohl's signature growl. Johannes Brahms' timeless compositions continue to resonate through generations, enchanting listeners with their emotional depth and intricate melodies. U2's Joshua Tree 2019 Adelaide tour left spectators awe-struck as they stood beneath a striking red backdrop adorned with a black silhouette of the iconic tree - an image forever etched in memory. Franz Liszt at 30 years old showcases the brilliance of this musical prodigy who pushed boundaries and revolutionized piano composition during his era. A captivating picture from India captures Hindu gods Krishna and Rada immersed in divine harmony, reminding us that music transcends cultural barriers and unites souls across continents. Keith Urban's portrait reflects his undeniable talent as he effortlessly blends country roots with contemporary sounds, captivating audiences worldwide with his heartfelt lyrics and soulful voice. Patti Smith's portrait embodies her rebellious spirit as she fearlessly challenges conventions through her poetic lyrics, paving the way for future female rock icons. U2's Joshua Tree 2019 Adelaide concert transported fans into a world where passion meets artistry; their anthems echoing through the night sky while hearts soared alongside Bono’s mesmerizing vocals. Guy Sebastian continues to captivate audiences with his smooth vocals and infectious charisma, proving that Australian talent shines brightly on both national and international stages. John Lennon & Paul McCartney captured in a recording studio epitomize the magic created when two musical geniuses collaborate – forever shaping popular music history one note at a time.