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    Early music pioneer Nikolaus Harnoncourt announces retirement


    Nikolaus Harnoncourt, one of the founders of the early music movement in the 1950s, has announced his retirement. The conductor, who founded the period-instrument ensemble Concentus Musicus Wien in 1953, made the announcement on 5 December, the day before his 86th birthday, in a handwritten letter published ...