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Classical Classroom, Episode 89: Awadagin Pratt on Brahms, Brunge, and Beards (Rerun)
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Classical Classroom, Episode 183: All-Star Ashley Bathgate's Primer on New Classical Music
If you've ever wondered how playing bowls of water is related to traditional classical music, this is the episode for you. Cellist Ashley Bathgate (of Bang on a Can All-Stars fame) was classically trained at Yale University School of Music, educated in the structured musical worlds of Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. But today, she moves in a tangent universe of the classical music world, filled with effects pedals, prepared instruments, living composers, and sometimes members of indie rock bands. In this episode, she talks about what took her on this path, and in doing so, gives a legit primer on contemporary classical music [ Music in this episode: Special Thanks to Todd Reynolds for his music, Taskforce: Farmlab from Outerbourough.
Aired 8 months ago 26:40
Classical Classroom, Episode 176: Composing Music for Film About Music with Jono Hill
Composer Jono Hill was given a unique task: to compose the score for a film about a classical musician. The movie As Far as the Eye Can See (directed by David Franklin and written by Paden Fallis) follows Jack Ridge, a now 40-year-old former Van Cliburn Competition winner who is more or less hiding out on his family's land in Texas. In this episode of Classical Classroom, Hill talks about the unique process of composing for film, and about the special challenges of composing for a movie with classical music at its center. Music in this episode: Tubaluba presents "Tubaluba Tidal Wave" featuring Janet Schwab Brahms Six Piano Pieces, Op. 118 Intermezzo in A Minor Murray Perahia, piano Special Thanks to Todd Reynolds for his music, Taskforce: Farmlab from Outerbourough.
Aired 3 months ago 45:43
021: The best orchestra audition concerto
...was Beethoven Brahms divorce Jacques Mendelssohn. For coffee of to Sibelius and Tchaikovsky. And then they also wanted the first movement without...
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