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In the 1920s, New Zealand, South Africa, and Australia settled into the routine of
making tours of one another's country, the first such tour taking place in 1921,
when South Africa toured New Zealand and Australia. In the middle years of the ...
This resulted in Schoenberg's first publicly performed work, the String Quartet in
D Major (1897). Highly influenced by the style of Brahms, the quartet was well
received by Viennese audiences during the 1897-98 and 1898-99 concert
The world's first ski club was the Trysil in Norway, formed in 1861. The first in the
United States was organized at Berlin, New Hampshire, in 1872. The Ski Club of
Great Britain, founded in 1903, was the sport's first national administrative body.
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