While in the preliminary phases of research on my Masters Thesis, I came upon an article in the New York Times that discussed the baseball fandom of noted American Composer and Pulitzer-Prize winning composer John Luther Adams. This obsessive New York Mets fan keeps score (noting the pun) each game he attends. New York Times: "A Composer’s Other Book - With Composer’s Mind-Set, John Luther Adams Obsesses Over Baseball"
Hammersmith: Prelude and Scherzo, Op. 52 Gustav Holst Born: September 21, 1874, Cheltenham, United Kingdom Died: May 25, 1934, London, United Kingdom Instrumentation: Military Band Composed: 1930 Duration: 14:00 Gustav Holst's Hammersmith: Prelude and Scherzo, Op. 52, was written in 1930 and premiered by the "President's Own" United States Marine Band at the American Bandmasters Association convention in Washington, D.C., on April 17, 1932. The premiere was conducted by the M