Contemporary classical music is everywhere – taught in schools all over the world, prevalent in movie and TV soundtracks. But while most people have heard of classical composers of the 1700s and 1800s, like Mozart, Beethoven, or Tchaikovsky, relatively few have heard the music of modernist composers of the last century like Schoenberg and Webern, or the many contemporary composers of our day.

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