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“We live in a time I think not of mainstream, but of many streams, or even, if you insist upon a river of time, that we have come to a delta, maybe even beyond delta to an ocean which is going back to the skies.”-John CageThis quote, I believe, truly embodies the idea of music today. Yet, this quote is even more applicable to world of “classical” music. There are so many different avenues of new classical music, that one must ask oneself, “That’s classical?” That is the idea that we try and ...
 
Kelly and Chris talk to you about classical music whilst making you laugh. AND LEARN. www.ThatClassicalPodcast.com
 
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“Sarah’s Music - Contemporary Classical” is DW’s program dedicated to the rich diversity of classical music. In each edition of the weekly program, broadcast in English and German, presenter Sarah Willis presents concert highlights, goes behind the scenes at top events and gets up close and personal with her star guests and their instruments.
 
Sticky Notes is a classical music podcast for everyone. Whether you are a beginner just looking to get into classical music but don't know where to start, or a seasoned musician interested in the lives and ideas of your fellow artists, this podcast is for you. The show will feature interviews with the top artists of today, in-depth looks at specific pieces from the repertoire, and deep dives into each era of classical music, plus much more.
 
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We are convinced that lovers of classical music include people who are always looking for (1) music that they have not heard before that might attract them, and (2) the best performance of music that they are familiar with and already enjoy.This website was created to help these music lovers achieve both goals. We are uniquely able to fulfill this mission because we bring together two exceptional resources that are not available on any other classical music website: (1) a classical music rec ...
 
Podcasts from the San Francisco Symphony and Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas.
 
Public Domain Classics, a podcast bringing you old time phonograph recordings of classical music in the public domain.
 
Hela den svenska musikhistorien – i en podd. Ansvarig utgivare: Elle-Kari Höjeberg
 
Klassieke muziek... eh, Bach? In deze vijfdelige podcast vertellen Jet en Fieke je alles wat je moet weten over klassieke muziek. Natuurlijk komen de grote componisten langs, maar ook hits, vooroordelen en ongeschreven gedragsregels. Gortdroge feiten en smeuïge verhalen worden met vaart en humor verteld. Inclusief Spotify-lijst met alle muziek!
 
The Classical Performance podcast features the very best live classical performances, recorded by WCRB. From local up-and-comers to world-renowned masters, the Classical Performance podcast is your source for classical, on the go. Find episodes and subscribe in iTunes.
 
Classical Music Podcasts from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
 
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Classical Classroom
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Houston Public Media classical music librarian, Dacia Clay has a secret: she knows next to nothing about classical music. But she wants to learn! Luckily, she's surrounded by classical music experts every day. In each episode of the Classical Classroom, Dacia's colleagues and some local classical music luminaries take turns giving her classical music "homework assignments". You'll learn about everything from bel canto aria to the use of leitmotif in the score to Star Wars. Come learn with us ...
 
Neoclassical Music Podcast plays nothing but continuous mixes of neoclassical, contemporary classical, ethereal, and cinematic music. Listen 24/7 at http://www.sadclassicalmusic.com/
 
A podcast covering the most beautiful and contemporary classical music, electroacoustic music, and darkwave neoclassical.
 
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Playlist: Daniel Temkin, Prism Quartet - Blossoming Colin Jacobsen, Brooklyn Rider - BTT Ernest Pingoud, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra - Chantecler Anna Hostman, Quatuor Bozzini - Slanted Birds Michael Ippolito, Attacca Quartet - String Quartet No. 2 Thomas Oltarzewski, Prism Quartet - Toccata Bobby Previte, So Percussion, Zeena Parkins, Nel ...…
 
CHRISTMAS WOULDN'T BE CHRISTMAS WITHOUT A TRADITIONAL "BUM-PINCH" [AND AN ILLEGAL MINCE PIE] ... YES it's time once again for our annual festive episode, featuring a seasonal smattering of Christmas facts in and amongst some classical yuletide bangers. P.S. Thank you thank you thank you for supporting us through another year of learning, singin ...…
 
Over 100 of our favorite works by Tchaikovsky.Purchase now at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p766/Tchaikovsky.html
 
Over 100 tracks of our favorite works by JS Bach.Download now at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p765/JS_Bach_Favorites.html
 
All people deserve access to a creative and expressive life, says Vijay Gupta, the founder of Street Symphony. Sarah Willis meets and performs with some of the residents of the infamous Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles.
 
This week we finish our two week look at Mahler's monumental 5th symphony. We'll explore Part II, a massive 17 minute scherzo that is as complicated to understand as it is difficult to play and conduct. Then, of course, there is the Adagietto, the most famous of all Mahler movements. We'll talk about the all important tempo of the movement, whi ...…
 
Over 7 hours from our newest compilation of over 10 hours of music by Beethoven.Over 100 tracks! Available for download at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p763/Beethoven%21.html
 
Playlist: Antonio Politano, Prime Recorder Ensemble - Reflexus II Robert Saxton, William Howard - For Teresa Gavin Bryars, The Crossing, Prism Quartet - The Fifth Century Tyondai Braxton, Brooklyn Rider - ArpRec1 Michael Nicolella, Northwest Symphony Orchestra - Guitar Concerto Kyle Gann - Etude No. 1, 5, 6 Nico Muhly, William Howard - Falling ...…
 
Over 100 of our favorite works by Handel.Includes a complete performance of "Messiah", "Water Music", "Royal Fireworks" and much more!Over 6 hours of Handel!Download now at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p762/Can_You_HANDEL_This%3F.html
 
Guitar Gala Night comprises performances by the Amadeus Guitar Duo and the Duo Gruber & Maklar in a programme that’s a veritable variety show, combining original compositions with arrangements for one, two and four guitars. Ranging from the abstract to the descriptive, the earliest piece (1612) represents dance music by Michael Praetorius, whil ...…
 
This week, we take a deep dive into part 1 of Mahler's monumental 5th symphony. Looking at the first two movements of the piece, we talk about Mahler's unusual idea of symphonic structure, his brilliant orchestration, and the unfiltered emotional impact that makes listening to Mahler symphonies so overwhelming. We'll also talk about Mahler's em ...…
 
Sarah Willis celebrates Christmas in Berlin with a visit to the opera Hansel and Gretel at the newly re-opened Berlin State Opera. A quick visit to the Christmas Market next door was also a must!
 
Iolanta, Op. 69, is a lyric opera in one act by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. It was the last opera he composed. The libretto was written by the composer's brother Modest Tchaikovsky, and is based on the Danish play Kong Renés Datter (King René's Daughter) by Henrik Hertz, a romanticised account of the life of Yolande de Bar. In the original Danish play, ...…
 
Tchaikovsky's most popular and final ballet.Performed by the CMD Philharmonic of Paris and conducted by Dominique Beaulieu.Purchase now at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p511/Tchaikovsky%3A_The_Nutcracker_%28complete%29.html
 
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The Sleeping Beauty is a ballet in a prologue and three acts, first performed in 1890. The music was composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (his opus 66). The score was completed in 1889, and is the second of his three ballets. The original scenario was conceived by Ivan Vsevolozhsky, and is based on Charles Perrault's La Belle au bois dormant. T ...…
 
Playlist: Fausto Romitelli, Anna Petrini - Seascape John Cage, Quatuor Bozzini - Four John Psathas, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra - View from Olympus Taylor Brook, Quatuor Bozzini - Florescences Jordan Pal, Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra - Starling Richard Reed Parry, William Howard - Fast Cloud (A Love Song)…
 
BRACE YOURSELVES FOR THE MUSICAL EQUIVALENT OF FIFTY SHADES. Yes that is 100% correct and accurate, because it's time for something Romantic with a capital R!! This time we dive into the "wishy-washy" waters of Schumann, Puccini, Richard Strauss and Scott Joplin. Enjoy!
 
Swan Lake, Op. 20, is a ballet composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in 1875–76. Despite its initial failure, it is now one of the most popular of all ballets.Dominique Beaulieu, conductorCMD Paris Philharmonic in OrleansDownload at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p758/Tchaikovsky%3A_Swan_Lake_-_complete_%28digital_download%29.html…
 
Oscar D´León, known as "El Sonero del Mundo", is a true living salsa legend. He meets Sarah Willis in Los Angeles and during a concert together with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Sarah manages to surprise him...
 
Raymond Bisha introduces us to the flip-side of Rossini the opera composer, who spent the last 40 years of his life in operatic retirement, instead composing some 200 vocal and solo piano pieces (his Sins of Old Age) whilst also indulging in the pleasantries of life as a gourmand and amateur chef. The final release Read More ...…
 
The Phoenix Ensemble’s latest album JOHANNES BRAHMS / ELLIOTT CARTER: CLARINET QUINTETS is, of course, masterful. The Phoenix Ensemble now looks back on almost three decades of being a fixture in the national chamber music scene, focusing on performances and recordings of 20th- and 21st-century music. Indeed, it may be this particular specializ ...…
 
Continuing a now 4 part series, this week we take a deep look at the Baroque Era, featuring composers like Bach, Handel, Couperin, Vivaldi, Purcell, Monteverdi, Biber, and more. What made the Baroque Era distinct from the Renaissance? A lot! We'll take a look at all of the innovations of the baroque, from tonality, the expansion of the orchestr ...…
 
Tchaikovsky:Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian"Symphony No. 3 in D, Op. 29 "Polish"Sylvia WagnerCMD German Opera Company of BerlinDownload Digital Copy at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p757/Tchaikovsky%3A_Symphonies_2_and_3_%28digital_download%29.html
 
Tchaikovsky:Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian"Symphony No. 3 in D, Op. 29 "Polish"Sylvia WagnerCMD German Opera Company of BerlinDownload Digital Copy at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p757/Tchaikovsky%3A_Symphonies_2_and_3_%28digital_download%29.html
 
As "early" musicians, the members of Les Délices have committed their professional lives to gaining an understanding of old music and instruments that inspire and excite them. However, while reading about or exploring scores from the 17th or 18th centuries may provide insight, it’s inevitable that those can offer only incomplete information. Th ...…
 
During our 15 years of broadcasting, we have built up quite a list of requests from our Happy Listeners.Here are 100 of our most requested Baroque Period Masterpieces.Download your digital copy at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p752/100_Baroque_Masterpieces_%28Digital_Download%29.html
 
Playlist: Jocelyn Morlock, Duo Concertante - Petrichor Arash Safaian, Zürcher Kammerorchester - Concerto No. 1 'Infinite Games' Gabriella Smith, Prism Quartet - Spring/Neap Son Lux - Resound Andrew Staniland, Frences-Marie Uitti - Still Turning Velja Tormis, Tapiola Choir - Karjan Kotiinkutsu (Calling Home The Cattle) Ann Millikan, Boston Moder ...…
 
When composing the music for GENTLE WINDS, Skip Livingston had one overarching goal in mind: write music that people will enjoy playing and listening to. In GENTLE WINDS you’ll hear the rich effects that come with doing what one truly finds joy in.For more information, please visit:http://navonarecords.com/epk/gentlewinds/Purchase CD at:http:// ...…
 
Contemporary song cycles generally lead a marginal existence in the shadow of Schubert's perennial, towering example. Connecticut-native composer Scott Perkins nevertheless audaciously marches to the beat of his own drum on WHISPERS OF HEAVENLY DEATH, setting to music an awe-inducingly broad variety of poems across all ages and cultures.For mor ...…
 
6 hours of the most requested Classical Christmas Music by our listeners over the past 14 seasons.Download all 100 tracks at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p745/100_Most_Requested_Works_for_Christmas.html
 
Happy Holidays to all our “happy listeners” from Classical Music Discoveries. From now until New Year’s Day, get 75% off our entire classical recording library. That’s right! Over 1,000 classical music albums are available now at 75% off their already heavily discounted prices. Just visit our online store at ClassicalMusicDiscoveries.Store and ...…
 
Who knew there were so many horn players in Cuba? Sarah Willis certainly didn´t! It was a treat to meet and perform with these wonderful musicians in Havana. This episode is guaranteed to make you smile!
 
Elizabeth Vercoe’s newest album BUTTERFLY EFFECTS AND OTHER WORKS begins with aquotation. The Chinese philosopher Zhuangzi asked "Am I a human who dreamt of being a butterfly or am I now a butterfly who dreams of being a human?" This sense of oneness and the paradoxical strength of the fragile butterfly permeates through the composer’s album, e ...…
 
Very few pieces of American classical music are as iconic as Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, which makes it the perfect piece to dive into to accompany your Thanksgiving travel! We'll talk about the amazing circumstances of the piece's premiere, the criticism of it, the difficulty of crossing the bridge between jazz and classical music, and of cou ...…
 
Choi has been a champion of contemporary composers throughout her career, and her debut album demonstrates this championship while also celebrating the many cultures and customs that make up American music. BOUNDLESS proves that there are no boundaries -- cultural, energetic, or dynamic.For more information, please visit:http://navonarecords.co ...…
 
WHEN YOU ARE REMINDEDBY THE INSTRUMENTSTHE MUSIC OF HAYES BIGGS In short, WHEN YOU ARE REMINDED BY THE INSTRUMENTS manages to shed light on Biggs’s incredibly versatile musical output – light which, indeed, is well deserved.For more information, please visit:http://www.navonarecords.com/epk/remindedbyinstruments/index.htmlOrder CD at:http://www ...…
 
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Playlist: Einojuhani Rautavaara, Jyvaskila Sinfonia - Aleksis Kivi William Kraft, Los Angeles Philharmonic - Concerto for 4 Percussion Soloists Arne Mellnas, Tapiola Choir - Aglepta Michael Jarrell, New York Philharmonic - Nachlese Vb: Liederzyklus Daniel Brandes, Quatuor Bozzini - The Rooms are Furnished In a Most Peculiar Manner Per Norgard, ...…
 
Anton Bruckner's final symphony with "Te Deum", Bruckner's proposed 4th movement to the symphonyKathryn Cavanaugh conducts the CMD Grand Opera Company of Venice Orchestra for movements 1, 2 and 3Dominique Beaulieu conducts the CMD Paris Philharmonic and Chorus in Orleans for "Te Deum"Download digital copy at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/stor ...…
 
Sergei Prokofiev wrote his Symphony No. 2 in D minor (Op. 40) in Paris in 1924-5, during what he called "nine months of frenzied toil". He characterized this symphony as a work of "iron and steel".The Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54 by Dmitri Shostakovich was written in 1939, and first performed in Leningrad on 21 November 1939 by the Leningr ...…
 
The three newly published pieces on this recording were written in the decade following Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s flight to the United States in 1939 in the wake of the proclamation of anti-Jewish laws by Italy’s fascist regime. The programme includes his Concerto No. 3 for Violin and Piano (1939–40), written for no less a figure than Read Mo ...…
 
Have you ever been to an art museum and wanted to have music to accompany your experience? Well, Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition is the piece for you. Inspired by the art of his late friend Victor Hartmann, Mussorgsky composed a series of 10 miniature piano pieces full of character, excitement, and pathos. Perhaps the most fascinating th ...…
 
In this broadcast we preview the April 8, 2019 concert of La Musica International Chamber Music Festival.OPERA HOUSE CONCERT - PROGRAM IApril 8, 2019 • 8:00pmBohuslav Martinů, Serenade No.2 for Two Violins and Viola, H.216~ Marta Kowalczyk, Federico Agostini, Daniel PalmizioLudwig van Beethoven, Piano Trio in E-flat major, Op.70 No.2~ Ruth Lenz ...…
 
IN YOUR HEADNEW MUSIC FOR PIANO FOUR HANDSDana MullerGary Steigerwalt Acclaimed piano four-hand duo Dana Muller and Gary Steigerwalt come together once more for IN YOUR HEAD, a collection featuring the work of six composers that highlights both fresh compositional talents and earlier successful works. Each piece demonstrates the unique synergy ...…
 
Remembrance Day Playlist: Frederick Septimus Kelly, BBC Symphony Orchestra - Elegy for Strings 'In Memoriam Rupert Brooke' David Wilde, Yo-Yo Ma - The Cellist of Sarajevo George Butterworth, London Symphony Orchestra - The Banks of Green Willow Ralph Knevet, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - Farewell to Arms Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein & Ne ...…
 
Friedenstag (Peace Day) is an opera in one act by Richard Strauss, his Opus 81 and TrV 271, to a German libretto by Joseph Gregor. The opera was premiered at Munich on 24 July 1938 and dedicated to Viorica Ursuleac and her husband Clemens Krauss, the lead and conductor respectively. Strauss had intended Friedenstag as part of a double-bill, to ...…
 
SPECTRA VOLUME 2A Concert of Music by Members ofConnecticut Composers, Inc.Elizabeth R. AustinJohn Alan RoseJuliana HallRyan JespersonFrank VasiNancy Tucker SPECTRA 2 unveils the works of six composers, each of whom tells a unique, memorable story. First up is Elizabeth R. Austin's B-A-C-HOMAGE, an intricately constructed tribute to the German ...…
 
The Symphony No. 6 in D minor, Op. 104, was a work of long gestation completed by Jean Sibelius in 1923. Although the score does not contain a key attribution, the symphony is usually described as being in D minor; much of it is in fact in the (modern) Dorian mode. A typical performance lasts about 25 minutes. The composer called the work "cold ...…
 
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