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This classical music podcast explores the history and lives of some of western classical music's most famous composers and musicians. Classical music is filled with very colorful personalities and riddled with drama of all kinds, from political intrigue to failed romances and everything in between. Through the course of the show, we will discuss composers and musicians from the distant past all the way to the present, beginning with the greatest, JS Bach. -Please rate, review, and subscribe ...
 
Bedroom Beethovens is a podcast that breaks down stories with notable music-makers accompanied by songs and melodies, documenting growth through their 10,000 hour journey. Each episode features a musician discussing how they created the music you love, and what they personally sacrificed to make it happen. Hosted and produced by Cello.
 
We begin a series of special broadcasts from China tonight on the Young Artists Showcase. For four weeks, we will be hearing performances from the First China International Music Competition, held in Beijing back in May. Tonight we will hear semi-finalists, Bowen Li and Anna Han in music by Bach, Shostakovich, and Bartok. We will also hear the top laureates, Tony Yun, Alexander Malofeev, and Mackenzie Melemed, accompanying baritones Julien Van Mellaerts and Xiaomeng Zhang in songs by Reynald ...
 
Nine conversations about Beethoven's nine symphonies. Bramwell Tovey - Music Director of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra - and CBC Radio 2's Bill Richardson consider these mighty works and talk about what makes them so powerful. Tovey illustrates passages on the piano. CBC Radio 2 will broadcast performances by Tovey and the VSO daily starting March 31 2008. The concerts are available for streaming at Concerts on Demand.
 
You’ll love Open Rehearsal in London! This exciting programme of events, running from Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October '06, will enable you to sample the world-class music, theatre and dance that London offers - for free. If you’ve never set foot inside a concert hall, or you’d like a bit of inspiration about what to do, here’s a cut-out-and-keep A to Z guide to classical music and the Open Rehearsal weekend. For more information, visit www.openrehearsal.co.uk
 
Composers Datebook™ is a daily two-minute program designed to inform, engage, and entertain listeners with timely information about composers of the past and present. Each program notes significant or intriguing musical events involving composers of the past and present, with appropriate and accessible music related to each.
 
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 take a look at the film franchises that make you go, "They made how many of those?!?!," then give each and every sequel... a fair trial! Hosted by Elizabeth Geli, Justin Kamps, and Tyler Hymanson. Reach us at sequelrights@gmail.com, @sequelrights on Twitter, and facebook.com/sequelrights.
 
What is the connection between the JS Bach and laser eye surgery? What goes through a orchestra conductor's mind right before giving the downbeat of a large symphony? Join the C-Monster, Jonathan Gresl as I discover fascinating stories about the cultural giants of the past and have illuminating conversations with artists and musicians of the present. I've learned that keeping one's ears and eyes open for beauty always brings rewards, and with this podcast, you can share the journey.
 
In the Keep Classical Weird podcast, host Casey Bozell explores all manner of kooky, mysterious and outlandish oddities associated with the wide world of classical music - all from her homebase in Portland, Oregon, a city celebrated for its culture and its eccentricity. Join Casey and some entertaining friends each week for a light-hearted and joyful look at why weirdness in classical music is part of what makes this art form so special.
 
We all remember the moment we discovered that secret song on one of our favourite albums. Often, those hidden gems provide a revealing peek behind-the-curtain, leading us to new insights about the artists and recordings we thought we knew. CKUA’s Hidden Track podcast aims to do the same, by bringing you stories that change the way you experience music. Any given week, we’ll get to the heart of the song with the musician who wrote it, reflect on a landmark recording with the producer and engi ...
 
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Joining Creator Talks is Brandon Montclaire who has written a graphic novel anthology with Frank Marraffino titled Ludwig van Beethoven - The Final Symphony (Z2 Comics). It features dozens of artists and sports a cover by David Mack. 2020 was the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven. We discuss Beethoven's influence on pop culture and cite a few …
 
In today's episode, we take a look at three of the most famous symphonies in all of music; Mozart 40, Beethoven 5, and Dvorak 9 "From the New World" All three of these masterpieces have one thing in common ... they moved the symphonic genre forward in a way that no other symphony before it ever did. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote his 40th Symphony i…
 
He’s one of the most beloved composers of all time. This month, we celebrate the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth. Author and New York Times music writer Patricia Morrisroe has written extensively about Beethoven, who is also the focus of her debut novel "The Woman in the Moonlight." She’ll join us to provide new insights into his …
 
It's time to bid Beethoven and 2020 goodbye! Join us as we talk through Beethoven's Treasure Tail and rank all EIGHT Beethoven films. Thanks for listening!! Black Lives Matter Donate Directly to the Black Lives Matter Global Network: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_blm_homepage_2019 Center for Anti-Racist Research: https://www.bu.edu/antiracis…
 
Oh, to have been in Vienna on today’s date in 1785! Wolfgang Mozart had just finished a new piano concerto a week earlier, and quite likely performed it himself for the first time as an intermission feature at a performance of the oratorio “Ester” by Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf conducted by Antonio Salieri.Now wouldn’t that have made for a good sc…
 
Being a great leader doesn’t come naturally to many - however, as a business owner you are thrown into a leadership role. Josh Campbell, owner of Rescue Air Heating & Cooling in Richardson, TX, gives his all to becoming a great leader - and it pays off. His staff follows his example & his customers notice. Yelp reviewer, Jennifer W., shared her exp…
 
In 1968, Senator Eugene McCarthy was running for President on an anti-war platform. The war in question was in Southeast Asia, and many American artists were, like Senator McCarthy, openly calling for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Vietnam.On today’s date at a New York fundraising event for the anti-war movement entitled “Broadway for Peace,” a…
 
Welcome to our inaugural American History podcast! Our host Michael Steger sits down with author and historian Robert Ingraham and the two discuss everything from the Great Reset occupying the White House, to what is the American System? (and why it's not a formula), why the "Austrian School" is anti-American and didn't actually come from Austria a…
 
Sam Leith's guests on this week's Book Club podcast are the writer and Women's Equality Party co-founder Catherine Mayer, and her mother, the arts publicist Anne Mayer Bird. They are mother and daughter -- but a year ago they became 'sister widows', as both lost their husbands within a few weeks of one another. Their new book is called Good Grief: …
 
Marlo Thomas thought marriage was "nothing that I wanted to be a part of" after watching her mother give up her singing career for her father's acting dreams. But then, at 42 years old, she changed her mind. All this month, we're sharing stories from listeners and guests over 60. If you missed it, check out our last episode, featuring guest host Jo…
 
The English parish has been a source of spiritual consolation, and a certain amount of social comedy, for more than 1,000 years. So it's very old – and, it turns out, frighteningly vulnerable to the coronavirus. Countless parish churches, both Anglican and Catholic, will quietly shut their doors forever over the next few months. Bishops will blame …
 
The 81st episode of Throat Culture! The gang is back after a brief holiday hiatus with new year's resolutions, fitness journeys, identity crises, and more! They play some FMK with Ozzy Osbourne, Derek Jeter, and Denzel Washington. They review Christopher Nolan's Tenet (2020) and break down a ton of streaming options including: The Flight Attendant,…
 
SURPRISE!! It's Christmas once again! Talking dogs and special guest Megan Goldstein join the fray for our episode on 1993's Look Who's Talking Now! Black Lives Matter Donate Directly to the Black Lives Matter Global Network: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_blm_homepage_2019 Center for Anti-Racist Research: https://www.bu.edu/antiracist-center…
 
On today’s date in 1939, pianist John Kirkpatrick gave a recital at Town Hall in New York City which included the New York premiere of the “Concord” Sonata by the American composer Charles Ives.Ives had self-published his “Concord” Sonata some 20 years earlier, and sent copies of it free to anyone he thought might be interested, including the then-…
 
Let the feathers fly! This week, a special avian hour. Stories from a Ravenmaster, a scientist, and a reluctant chicken farmer about the birds that made them as happy as a lark or as crazy as a loon. This episode is hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns, and her parrot, Hamilton. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay…
 
Alison Roman is an American food writer, cook, and author of New York Times bestseller Nothing Fancy. On the podcast, she tells Lara and Livvy about the recipes she learnt from her mum, how she plans a dinner party, and craving pizza in lockdown. Table Talk is a series of podcasts where Lara Prendergast and Olivia Potts talk to celebrity guests abo…
 
All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen shares his favorite new musical discoveries, with messages of love, understanding and acceptance. 1. Bernice: "It's Me, Robin" from Eau de Bonjourno 2. Nana Yamato: "Do You Wanna" from Before Sunrise 3. Darkside: "Liberty Bell" from Spiral 4. Nora Brown: "East Virginia" from Cinnamon Tree 5. Steady Holiday: "Lov…
 
Power ballads used to top the charts regularly, from 80s rock to 90s R&B. But then in the 2000s, the formula of constant escalation gradually fell off the Billboard. Now, seemingly out of nowhere, Olivia Rodrigo’s single “Drivers License” is breaking streaming records as listeners yearn for the emotional catharsis from this contemporary power balla…
 
This week, looking for a new hobby? We're exploring the science of handicrafts, including why knitting boosts wellbeing, the first textiles from 27,000 years ago, and the project that's knitting human tissue to make replacement blood vessels. Plus, in the news, novel insights into who gets severe COVID and what might cause Long COVID, the WHO arriv…
 
On today’s date in 1853, Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “Il Trovatore” (or “The Troubador”) had its premiere performance at the Teatro Apollo in Rome. It proved an immediate hit. True, some did complain at the time about its gloomy, complicated and downright confusing plot. But Verdi’s music setting had such great tunes and such energetic verve that “Il Tr…
 
David Meltzer - Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing, Author, Speaker and Entrepreneur joins Alan as they talk about how they are usually together right now in Las Vegas for CES. David says his show Elevator Pitch, which is going on it's 6th Season, can teach you the critical skill of how to properly pitch something. He says we all need to figure out w…
 
On today’s date in 1962, President John F. Kennedy received two memos regarding a dinner party at the White House scheduled the following evening honoring composer Igor Stravinsky and his wife Vera. The Kennedys were famous for inviting the finest artists and performers to the White House for special presentations. Mrs. Kennedy was a true arts mave…
 
When he was a boy and returned to the family home from primary school in the afternoon, Carlo Gébler would often hear the sound of typing coming from the shed at the foot of the garden. This was where his mother, the writer Edna O’Brien, sometimes went to write her novels.Later, when he lay in bed at night, Carlo would again hear the sound of typin…
 
On this episode, Andrew Neil is joined by Peter Greenberger, former head of political advertising at Google and Twitter; Francis Balloux, director of UCL's Genetics Institute; Anshel Pfeffer, a correspondent at The Economist; and a team of Spectator journalists. We discuss whether Twitter was right to ban Trump, what we know about the Brazilian Cov…
 
On today’s date in 1994, at 4:30 a.m. Pacific Coast time, an earthquake struck Southern California. It was located some 20 miles west-northwest of Los Angeles and centered 1 mile south-southwest of Northridge. It registered 6.7 on the Richter scale and caused 44 billion dollars in damage.The event also generated a rock musical entitled “I Was Looki…
 
Alan is visited by Cynthia Spraggs - The CEO and Founder of Virtira. Cynthia talks about how early on she knew that she didn’t want to work a regular job. She says that in order to be able to work effectively virtually you really have to be able to communicate well. Some companies are doing a hybrid of working from home and the office. There are a …
 
Alan is joined by Aaron Hageman - CEO of Delivery Drivers, Inc. DDI is a third-party HR firm specializing in the last-mile and gig-economy. Everything from food and groceries, to auto parts and medical-courier products. Aaron says that they are in a great spot in the market to help support companies as they need to pivot. He goes on to talk about w…
 
We’re all still processing what happened on January 6th. Despite the hours and hours of video circulating online, we still didn’t feel like we had a visceral, on-the-ground sense of what happened that day. Until we heard the piece we’re featuring today. The Washington Post’s daily podcast Post Reports built a minute-by-minute replay of that day, fr…
 
On this week's episode, Lionel Shriver says we believe what we want to believe. (00:45) Then, Matthew Parris says Peter Mandelson, infamously nicknamed the Prince of Darkness, could have been prime minister. (09:50) And finally, Father Jonathan Beswick explains why he's keeping his church open during lockdown. (17:10)…
 
Alan is accompanied by Christian Schauf - Founder and CEO of Uncharted Supply Co - and they talk about how 17% of all small businesses in America are closed for good, because of the pandemic. Alan is seeing survival prepping meals at multiple stores right now, because people want to be prepared for a worse case scenario. Christian goes onto talk ab…
 
Monica Lewis - Director of Product Management at LinkedIn joins Alan as they talk about the very high unemployment rates around the world right now because of coronavirus. LinkedIn did a survey and 84% of those surveyed said that they feel there is stigma around being unemployed and ⅔ of them think that stigma is impacting them getting hired to a n…
 
Alan has a visit with Craig Greiwe - Craig says that social media is really just an advertising platform and is bad for you, so just delete it. You think you are on there to reconnect with an old friend or family member, but the site is just using them to be able to show you advertisements. They talk about how ads used to be high quality, generaliz…
 
Alan speaks with Brian Chung and Bryan Ye-Chung - Co-founders of Alabaster Co. have taken the Bible, separated it by books and added some beautiful artwork to the pages. They talk about how they made a Kickstarter and made over $60,000.00. They say as their business grows, they are able to produce the books faster. All 3speak on how the new colorfu…
 
Join Alan as he catches up with Joe Jackman - Founder and CEO of Jackman, author of The Reinventionist Mindset. They talk about how the world is changing faster than ever before and some companies aren’t able to make changes to keep up. Joe says companies need to be able to reinvent themselves if needed, but this doesn’t mean start from scratch. Ch…
 
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