Prime release for 2020:
Any other suitable composer?
Orlando di Lassie? Dmitri Shostakofetch?
Hildeguard dog Bringem….?
Dogs have always been important composers’ companions:
Elgar was a devoted dog owner.
More than hedgehogs?
Cats have been honored by a duett, from Rossini: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNyR6rsGDyg
Is there anything comparable for dogs?
On behalf of cat lovers, I have to request a posting on musicians and cats.
For starters, here is Ravel:
There’s always Dan the Bulldog in Elgar’s ‘Enigma Variations!’
Great, thank you!
I just realised that dogs rule in the recording industry: there is no feline counterpart to Nipper!
Ravel looks like the. mini version of Frankenstein’s monster here …
Woofgang Amadeus Mozart.
Busoni: Lesko & Giotto
Would that be Paw-all Houndemith? And would it be unseemly to collar Shostakobitch into this group?
That guy who wrote ‘Fidolio’.
The only work I know of that actually uses a dog is Walter Piston’s “The Incredible Flutist”. The Seattle Symphony recording uses a real dog named Nori.
I await impatiently the customary comment on this site from Jeffrey Beagle……
I remember Peter Schickele (in a concert, not on a recording) giving a long list of dog-related musician name gags, including Buffy Saint-Bernard and Dietrich Fischer-Bauwau.
Surely sir, Ludwag van Bitehoven should be in- i mean, on the lead in this discussion with all that it en-tails…..?
…and, another Pointer to Ludwag’s dogged devotion is noticed in one of his most pupular pieces: “Furry Lise”….
Did Beethoven love airplanes?
Well, there’s quite a famous composer who is buried next to his favourite dog.
Léo Delibes obviously adored dogs, as is evident from his well-known opéra, Likmé, with its demanding lead rôle……
wag near ? dog giovanni ? dogue chez gramophone ?
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