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Our greatest actors transport us through the magic of fiction, one short story at a time. Sometimes funny. Always moving. Selected Shorts connects you to the world with a rich diversity of voices from literature, film, theater, and comedy. New episodes every Thursday. Produced and distributed by Symphony Space.
 
A behind the scenes all access pass to the London Philharmonic Orchestra and its musicians #OffstagePod Twitter: @LPOrchestra Instagram: @londonphilharmonicorchestra Facebook: @londonphilharmonicorchestra See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Join award winning composer Peter Link as he presents his life's work in 'Scattershot Symphony.' Each episode looks at a different movement in the symphony of his life’s work, which spans some 40 years. Though it's roughly 90 percent music, Peter manages to regale the listeners with fascinating stories and anecdotes related to his music over the years.
 
The Podcast for Conductors and Students. On Podium Time we interview professional, established, and emerging conductors and teachers from orchestras, symphonies, ballets, operas, and bands around the globe. We dig into the weeds of score study, rehearsal, leadership, musicianship, education, classical and contemporary composers, and all the things that they don't teach us in school. Please visit https://PodiumTimePod.com to view show notes and all episodes.
 
Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with emerging artists, icons and more. Hear songs that can completely change your day, with humor, heart and (sometimes) a whole lot of noise. Directions for use: Morning commute, the gym, or alone time. (If rash persists, discontinue use.)
 
We play in places and spaces you'd never expect to find an orchestra, from sheds to warehouses, foyers to art deco cinemas and aeroplane hangers! We perform music from Mozart to Metallica, Björk to Beethoven and everything in between. Our mission is 'Music for Everyone' and by taking the orchestra out of the concert hall and into communities across WA, we are proud to have performed to over 350,000 people so far.
 
The ability to hold a person's attention through music without text over a long span of time requires enormous contrasts, invention, discipline, and knowledge. A Symphony is an attempt to fuse the very best of extremely diverse elements of music and pay tribute to the millions of different sounds and forms and contents and cultures which music can show us. The Symphony is a musical democracy through which every kind and possibility of music's meaning is sounded together in dialogue with one ...
 
Official podcast of UK one man prog doom band Infernal Symphony - The only podcast covering the UK's most prolific metal band. Covering the project's latest news and developments, insight into recording and songwriting, as well as covering varied topics such as satanism atheism and metal history, latest world metal news, politics, random thoughts, new releases from our peers in the Midlands, and more! Thanks for listening and head to infernalsymphonyuk.bandcamp.com and infernalsymphony.wordp ...
 
Welcome to Boston Symphony Orchestra's Concert Preview Podcast for music programs being performed by the BSO for the 2018-2019 season. We hope you find these previews and videos, as well as the program notes educational, insightful and entertaining, and as always, if you would like to learn more about the Boston Symphony Orchestra, please visit www.bso.org.
 
Good Morning Night Vale is the official Welcome to Night Vale recap show, hosted by cast members Meg Bashwiner, Symphony Sanders, and Hal Lublin. Each week, our hosts do a deep dive into one episode of Welcome to Night Vale, starting with the very first episode from 2012. Episodes feature interviews with the cast and creators, revealing origin stories, behind-the-scenes trivia, and more never-before-heard information. Listeners are invited to share their thoughts, comments, and questions via ...
 
The San Francisco Symphony’s American Orchestra Forum brings together voices from diverse cultural perspectives and the general public to explore the 21st-century American orchestra. Topics include how orchestras connect with their communities; how orchestras balance creativity and innovation with artistic traditions and practices; and what orchestras can learn about changing audience patterns and engagement strategies from looking outside their own industry.
 
A podcast that's all about music and the musical life Have you ever had a burning question about music, orchestras and the musical life that you really wanted to ask but didn’t know who or how? Now you can, with the CSO’s ‘Ask a Musician’ Q & A panel and the new bi-monthly podcast. We’ll answer your questions. Nothing is too serious or too bizarre. Simply email your questions to marketing@cso.co.nz with the name or alias that you wish to use, and your gender.
 
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Most music students have been taught that the New World Symphony was the first piece of classical music written in an American national style which Antonín Dvorák invented when he utilized influences from Black music in the second movement. The impression most textbooks leave is that this innovation was instantly approved by composers and critics a…
 
Beethoven’s nine symphonies are some of the most well-loved and revered pieces in classical music, and they are regularly performed by the LPO. YolanDa Brown dives into this world with violinist Tania Mazzetti, trumpeter Paul Beniston and clarinettist Tom Watmaugh and finds some revealing insights from the players perspective. Including demonstrati…
 
Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6 "Pathetique": 2nd movement Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra Antoni Wit, conductor More info about today's track: Naxos 8.550782 Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc. Subscribe You can subscribe to this podcast in Apple Podcasts, or by using the Daily Download podcast RSS feed. Purchase this recording ArkivMus…
 
Schubert: Symphony No. 6 in C Major, D. 589Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 "Unfinished"Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944 "Great"Purchase the music (without talk) at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p1343/Schubert%3A_Symphonies_6%2C_8%2C_9.htmlYour purchase helps to support our show!Classical Music Discoveries is sponsored…
 
This Episode covers a wide range of Pop music— hence the name, “A Scattershot Of Pop.” Here presented and discussed are some of Peter Link’s favorite Pop music creations from four decades of producing and composing. Join us as we revisit and share insights into the making of and development of everything from ballads to dance music. If you lived th…
 
The Arab Spring erupted ten years ago when a wave of "pro-democracy" protests spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa. The effects of the uprisings reverberated around the world as regimes fell in some countries, and civil war began in others. This week, we remember the years leading up to the Arab Spring, and its lasting impact on three…
 
Jordan Gruber & James Fadiman talk with Jim about their new book, Your Symphony of Selves: Discover and Understand More of Who We Are… Jordan Gruber & James Fadiman talk to Jim about their book, Your Symphony of Selves: Discover and Understand More of Who We Are. They cover our multiple selves, self vs mood, arguing with ourselves, David Bowie, his…
 
Peter Tchaikovsky - The Tempest Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra Antoni Wit, conductor More info about today's track: Naxos 8.553017 Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc. Subscribe You can subscribe to this podcast in Apple Podcasts, or by using the Daily Download podcast RSS feed. Purchase this recording ArkivMusic Amazon…
 
The 1962 Commemoration Album of John Glenn's historic launch.This is an EXTREMELY rare album, quite possibly, the last in existence.This rare 59-year old album (in 2021) is in very good condition, however, the jacket does need some restoration at the top and bottom.For sale at our online store at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p1355/John_Gle…
 
Conductor and choral expert Jeremy Summerly chooses his favourite recordings of Carl Orff's iconic cantata, Carmina Burana. Carl Orff composed his cantata in 1936, based on 24 poems from the medieval collection Carmina Burana. The poems cover a wide range of subjects, which are just as topical today as they were in the 13th century: the fickleness …
 
Prince Igor is an opera in four acts with a prologue, written and composed by Alexander Borodin. The composer adapted the libretto from the Ancient Russian epic The Lay of Igor's Host, which recounts the campaign of Rus' prince Igor Svyatoslavich against the invading Cuman ("Polovtsian") tribes in 1185. He also incorporated material drawn from two …
 
John Philip Sousa's The Stars and Stripes Forever is the official march of the United States of America. Sousa composed his most famous march in his head when he was on a ship coming back from a trip to Europe with his band. When the ship docked, he put the march down on paper and named it after the American flag he was so glad to see when he got h…
 
Sleater-Kinney's Path of Wellness, the thundering pop of Marina, Brooklyn rapper Skyzoo and the blood-slowing sounds of Dustin O'Halloran are among NPR Music's picks for the best music out on June 11. Featured Albums: 1. Marina — Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land Featured Songs: "Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land" and "Goodbye" 2. Skyzoo — All The Bril…
 
A new approach to puritan studies has been emerging in recent decades, but until now, no single volume has tried to gather in a comprehensive way the new histories of this literature. In A History of American Puritan Literature (Cambridge UP, 2020), edited by Kristina Bross and Abram Van Engen, eighteen leading scholars in the field help to mark a …
 
Twelve companies of American missionaries were sent to the Hawaiian Islands between 1819 and 1848 with the goal of spreading American Christianity and New England values. By the 1850s American missionary families in the islands had birthed more than 250 white children, considered Hawaiian subjects by the indigenous monarchy and U.S. citizens by mis…
 
Despite enormous advances in medical science and public health education over the last century, access to health care remains a dominant issue in American life. U.S. health care is often hailed as the best in the world, yet the public health emergencies of today often echo the public health emergencies of yesterday: consider the Great Influenza Pan…
 
Peter Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto: Finale Ilya Kaler, violin Russian Philharmonic Orchestra Dmitry Yablonsky, conductor More info about today's track: Naxos 8.557690 Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc. Subscribe You can subscribe to this podcast in Apple Podcasts, or by using the Daily Download podcast RSS feed. Purchase this recording ArkivMusic …
 
On this SELECTED SHORTS, hosted by Jane Kaczmarek, we explore hidden emotions. In Patrick Dacey’s “Patriots” suburban lawn ornaments threaten a friendship. The reader is Wendie Malick. In Seth Fried’s “Sea Monster,” a wife has a secret that may affect her marriage. The reader is Natasha Rothwell. Host Jane Kaczmarek reads our final story. In “Mistr…
 
From composer to transcriber to performer — less instantaneous than modern transmissions, but it’s how many works first came to be known by music lovers before the dawn of the age of technology. Around half of Liszt’s 800 compositions were transcriptions of other composers’ works. In this week’s podcast, which was first broadcast in July 2015, Raym…
 
The title of Edward Westermann's new book, Drunk on Genocide: Alcohol and Mass Murder in Nazi Germany (Cornell University Press, published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2021), suggests that it is about the use of alcohol by perpetrators of the Holocaust. And it is. Westermann documents extensively how alcohol serv…
 
Todd H. Weir and Hugh McLeod, two leading historians of religion, have teamed up to edit a volume in the Proceedings of the British Academy that explores how conflicts between secular worldviews and religions shaped the history of the 20th century. With contributions considering case studies relating to Judaism, Christianity, Islam, atheism and com…
 
Plato and the Mythic Tradition in Political Thought (Harvard UP, 2020) is an ambitious reinterpretation and defense of Plato’s basic enterprise and influence, arguing that the power of his myths was central to the founding of philosophical rationalism. Plato’s use of myths—the Myth of Metals, the Myth of Er—sits uneasily with his canonical reputati…
 
Peter Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italien Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Adrian Leaper, conductor More info about today's track: Naxos 8.550500 Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc. Subscribe You can subscribe to this podcast in Apple Podcasts, or by using the Daily Download podcast RSS feed. Purchase this recording ArkivMusic Amazon…
 
From the best-selling author Beautiful Ruins, an edgy, suspenseful story about a drug-dealing Portland con artist voiced by actor Denis O'Hare who seems to have the perfect scam going... until it all goes wrong. Jess Walter talks to host Aparna Nancherla about where he gets his inspiration from, reading his reviews, and how he handles the dreaded w…
 
All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen shares his favorite new tracks of the week, featuring former Tiny Desk contest winner Naia Izumi, West African art-folk group The Narcotix, Laura Stevenson and more. Featured Artists And Songs: 1. Laura Stevenson: "State," from Laura Stevenson 2. Jomoro: "Nest," from Blue Marble Sky 3. The Narcotix: "Lilith," fr…
 
In 1976, the San Francisco Giants headed north of the border and became the Toronto Giants - or so the sportswriters of the time would have you believe. In The Giants and Their City: Major League Baseball in San Francisco, 1976-1992 (Kent State UP, 2021), the journalist and scholar Lincoln Mitchell explains how the team and the city narrowly avoide…
 
Edited by Dr. Cécile Fromont, Afro-Catholic Festivals in the Americas: Performance, Representation, and the Making of Black Atlantic Tradition (Penn State University Press, 2019), demonstrates how, from the beginning of the Atlantic slave trade, enslaved and free Africans in the Americas used Catholicism and Christian-derived celebrations as spaces…
 
Artwork as opposed to experiment? Engineer versus artist? We often see two different cultural realms separated by impervious walls. But some fifty years ago, the borders between technology and art began to be breached. In Making Art Work: How Cold War Engineers and Artists Forged a New Creative Culture (MIT Press, 2020), W. Patrick McCray shows how…
 
Holocaust and Genocide historians have spent much time and effort recently considering the connections between the experiences and ideas of colonialism and subsequent mass atrocity violence. Jonas Kreienbaum's recent book A Sad Fiasco: Colonial Concentration Camps in Southern Africa, 1900–1908 (Berghahn Books, 2019) is an important contribution to …
 
In the 1970s, American curator Donna Stein served as the art advisor to Empress Farah Diba Pahlavi, the Shahbanu of Iran. Together, Stein and Pahlavi generated an art market in Iran, as Stein encouraged Pahlavi’s patronage of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art. Today, the contemporary section of the Iranian National Collection―most of which cont…
 
Our sponsor: Houghton Horns www.houghtonhorns.com The GOLD Method app - Use code GOLD21 when subscribing for one free month! The GOLD Method app Amy McCabe, a resident of Washington D.C., has performed on her trumpet in a variety of genres across the globe. Amy is currently a trumpeter/cornetist in a premier military band which performs regularly a…
 
Peter Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1: 1st movement Bernd Glemser, piano Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra Antoni Wit, conductor More info about today's track: Naxos 8.550819 Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc. Subscribe You can subscribe to this podcast in Apple Podcasts, or by using the Daily Download podcast RSS feed. Purchase this reco…
 
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