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    Early music pioneer Nikolaus Harnoncourt announces retirement

    2015-12-07T00:00:00Z

    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 ...