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Sticky Notes is a classical music podcast for everyone, whether you are just getting interested in classical music for the first time, or if you've been listening to it and loving it all your life. Interviews with great artists, in depth looks at pieces in the repertoire, and both basic and deep dives into every era of music. Classical music is absolutely for everyone, so let's start listening!
 
There is a rumor going around that classical music is hoity toity. At Classical Classroom, we beg to differ. Come learn with classical music newbie Dacia Clay and the music experts she invites into the Classical Classroom.
 
Insight and opinion from leading figures in classical music.
 
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 ...
 
Sticky Notes is a classical music podcast for everyone, whether you are just getting interested in classical music for the first time, or if you've been listening to it and loving it all your life. Interviews with great artists, in depth looks at pieces in the repertoire, and both basic and deep dives into every era of music. Classical music is absolutely for everyone, so let's start listening!
 
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Pathways
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Pathways is dedicated to telling the stories of some of our heroes for the french horn. From starting on the instrument, all the way up to the highest levels of our field, we all have one very important thing in common, and that's we all play the horn. What else do we have in common? Listen to find out!
 
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Flute 360
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Welcome! Through the Flute 360 podcast, we incorporate a panoramic view of flute-related topics for the modern-day musician!
 
Host Michael Vincent takes an in-depth look at Glenn Gould’s iconic “pygmy” chair. The more he finds out, the more mysterious it becomes.
 
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Organ Safari
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Join Simon and Leah as they bike across Europe, seeking out big, bizarre and beautiful pipe organs and their human handlers.
 
Begin your classical adventure! In 10 minutes or less, you'll discover new (or new to you) classical music with lots of trivia along the way. Join us online at www.salon97.org!
 
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Maestro's On Air
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Maestro’s On Air is a discussion of culture, news events and life on the Space Coast, and highlights the music, concerts, and personalities of the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra (SCSO). The podcast is produced by and hosted on www.PiqueVelocity.com.
 
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Professor Carol
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Professor Carol mixes humor with history to bring you this entertaining series about music. From concerts, opera, and composers, to folk song collectors and singing parrots, Professor Carol tells it all – the whys, the whats, and the so whats. Get previews of the Cliburn Concerts, the Dallas Wind Symphony, and more.
 
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The TSO Podcast
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Each Monday you'll find a brand new episode featuring highlights from Sunday Night with the TSO on The New Classical FM. Don't miss a beat!
 
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Key Change
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What if we fail? What if we succeed? What if we keep imagining? These and other questions guide us through the ups and downs of a new initiative called Opera for All Voices. Join us as we explore the commission and creation of new operas and their connection to our industry, our communities, and our future. http://www.santafeopera.org
 
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Glissando
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Here at Glissando we believe that classical music is for everyone. We share the compelling new releases and hidden gems we encounter, and we tell the stories that bring these works and composers to life. If you're new to classical music, we'll help you begin exploring. If you're already familiar with classical music, we'll keep you on your toes. Questions? Observations? Contact us at glissando@naxosusa.com.
 
Classical pianist and host Jonathan Tsay sits down with the various personalities that make up the classical music landscape. Through long-form interviews (and games), Between the Barlines explores each musician's complex path that led them to where they are now, and along the way gathers stories about extraordinary experiences in the field (good and bad) as well as revealing pieces of wisdom which have affected each of the guest's lives, in music and beyond.
 
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Living Pianos Podcast
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Join your hosts Robert Estrin and Mike Wood as they discuss everything and anything piano. This podcast covers a wide range of topics from piano lessons and techniques, general music questions, music theory, and insights into the piano industry featuring interviews with musicians as well as luminaries in the piano world. Robert is a concert pianist and Mike is his producer. Together they created the company Living Pianos which sells restored pianos all over the world. They have produced hund ...
 
Pianist Hugh Sung shares stories, songs, and interviews with musicians from a wide variety of genres, including Classical, Folk, Rock, Jazz, and beyond. Visit http://amusicallife.com for all episodes and show notes. New episodes coming every Monday.
 
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There is perhaps no more iconic musical than West Side Story. The team of Bernstein, Sondheim, Laurents, and Robbins collaborated on a show that combined humor and menace and love and violence in a way that revolutionized the stage. The film adaptation of the musical won 11 Academy Awards. But, in my opinion, what drives West Side Story is the ...…
 
The 2019 Gramophone Classical Music Awards have been announced! In this special edition of the Gramophone podcast, Editor-in-Chief James Jolly, Editor Martin Cullingford and Reviews Editor Tim Parry explore the winning albums, and you can hear from some of the artists honoured by Special Awards, including our Artist of the Year and Lifetime Ach ...…
 
In this episode Adam Wolf sits down LIVE at the Southwest Horn Workshop with Jerry Folsom, former principal horn of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and San Diego Symphony.
 
Flute 360 | Episode 84: “An Interview with Rachel Baker” (26:22) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Rachel Baker who is the flute technician through the Powell Flute’s Company! The ladies discuss flute maintenance and repair. Also, Rachel answers your social media questions! Check out last week’s episode (E83) for more information on a techni ...…
 
The pianist Boris Giltburg is recording Beethoven's five piano concertos for Naxos with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko. The first album is out with the first two piano concertos and the early Rondo, WoO6 from 1793. James Jolly met up with Boris Giltburg after a performance of the First Piano Concerto and the day ...…
 
Due to family reasons, Sticky Notes is off this week, but don't worry, we'll be back next week! In the meantime, enjoy this look back at Stravinsky's magical Firebird, the piece that rocketed Stravinsky to celebrity and is still a favorite of audiences around the world today. We talk about all of the myths behind the story of the Firebird, incl ...…
 
Due to family reasons, Sticky Notes is off this week, but don't worry, we'll be back next week! In the meantime, enjoy this look back at Stravinsky's magical Firebird, the piece that rocketed Stravinsky to celebrity and is still a favorite of audiences around the world today. We talk about all of the myths behind the story of the Firebird, incl ...…
 
In Ep. 33, The Life of Johannes Brahms, pt. 1 "A Cup Half Full" we meet the great composer's father, Johann Jakob Brahms. Jakob was a versatile musician who could play several instruments. He wasn't the most talented of musicians, but he was determined to succeed. In 1826 he went to Hamburg and began working as a lowly beer-fiddler. After estab ...…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 83: “An Interview with Rachel Baker” (21:43) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Rachel Baker who is the flute technician through the Powell Flute's Company! The ladies discuss Rachel’s career, how someone can become an instrument technician themselves, and much more! Check out next week’s episode (E84) where the conversati ...…
 
Igor Levit has just released a set, on Sony Classical, of the 32 piano sonatas, an early and very impressive contribution to the Beethoven 250 commemorations. James Jolly met him at Steinway's London showroom to talk about the sonatas, and also to find out how the pianist approached this colossal project.…
 
Throughout the centuries since Bach's death, composers have grappled with the mastery and the mystery of his music. Many composers have tried their hands at arranging or transcribing Bach's music, so this week we'll discuss works like Brahms' reimagining of the Bach Chaconne, Stokowski's grandiose Toccata and Fugue, Webern's 6 part fugue, and m ...…
 
Throughout the centuries since Bach's death, composers have grappled with the mastery and the mystery of his music. Many composers have tried their hands at arranging or transcribing Bach's music, so this week we'll discuss works like Brahms' reimagining of the Bach Chaconne, Stokowski's grandiose Toccata and Fugue, Webern's 6 part fugue, and m ...…
 
In this introduction to the life of Johannes Brahms we rhapsodize on key themes in the great composer's life, and begin to sketch his unique position in the history of music. ---------------- Try nkoda for free! https://www.nkoda.com They have all the digital sheet music you could ever need right on one app. Find it in your favorite app store. ...…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 82: “The Evolution of the Flute with Robert Dick – Video” (1:15:43) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Robert Dick about the evolution of the flute. They discuss Robert’s Glissando Headjoint and 20th and 21st-century compositions. Check out the other episodes that are apart of Series 17, which include E79, E80, and E81! Ep ...…
 
2020 is Beethoven Year - he was born 250th years ago, in 1770 – and the record industry is lining up a vast number of releases in celebration. Berlin-based Deutsche Grammophon, not surprisingly, is spearheading the campaign with a huge Beethoven Edition and one of the earliest releses is a new set of the five piano concertos. The young Polish-C ...…
 
The classical music world was rocked this week by the passing of the American composer Christopher Rouse. Rouse was one of the most powerful voices of our time, writing music that combined visceral energy with deep emotional intensity. Chris was also a friend of mine, and as an homage, I wanted to give you a tour of his music this week. There a ...…
 
The classical music world was rocked this week by the passing of the American composer Christopher Rouse. Rouse was one of the most powerful voices of our time, writing music that combined visceral energy with deep emotional intensity. Chris was also a friend of mine, and as an homage, I wanted to give you a tour of his music this week. There a ...…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 81: “The Benefits of Extended Techniques with Robert Dick – Video” (1:23:45) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Robert Dick about the benefits of using extended techniques while practicing the flute! Robert demonstrates a wide variety of extended techniques utilizing the standard flute repertoire. Check out today’s episode ...…
 
In the third and final of our three podcasts exploring the Gramophone Awards 2019 shortlist, Editor-in-Chief James Jolly, Editor Martin Cullingford and Reviews Editor Tim Parry discuss the Contemporary, Opera, Recital and Solo Vocal Awards.
 
It can be difficult to separate Shostakovich's 5th from his political situation, but focusing only on the politics can lead us to ignore some of the most searingly powerful music of the 20th century in favor focusing only on the extra-musical forces behind the piece. This week, we'll look at the 3rd and 4th movements from a musical point of vie ...…
 
It can be difficult to separate Shostakovich's 5th from his political situation, but focusing only on the politics can lead us to ignore some of the most searingly powerful music of the 20th century in favor focusing only on the extra-musical forces behind the piece. This week, we'll look at the 3rd and 4th movements from a musical point of vie ...…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 80: “The Fundamentals of Extended Techniques with Robert Dick, Part 2 – Video” (1:16:22) Today’s episode is a continuation from Episode 79 where Robert Dick extends his discussion on the fundamentals of extended techniques. He talks in great detail about flutter tonguing, whisper/whistle tones, and much more! We hope you enj ...…
 
The 2019 Gramophone Classical Music Awards are just over one month away. In the second of our three podcasts exploring the shortlist, Editor Martin Cullingford and Reviews Editor Tim Parry discuss the Early, Choral and Chamber categories.
 
Guitarist John Schneider is clearly obsessed. In the best, passionate-music-geek kind of way. And the thing is that the object of his obsession - Harry Partch and his work - just engenders that kind of response in people. It probably comes from the fact that Partch himself who was monomaniacally focused: he was so absorbed with the idea that mu ...…
 
Shostakovich's 5th symphony has always been indelibly associated with politics and Shostakovich's traumatic experiences with Joseph Stalin. But what about the music itself? This week, we'll look at the first two movements of this symphony, including the massive and innovative first, and the sardonic scherzo. This is a piece that is as interesti ...…
 
Shostakovich's 5th symphony has always been indelibly associated with politics and Shostakovich's traumatic experiences with Joseph Stalin. But what about the music itself? This week, we'll look at the first two movements of this symphony, including the massive and innovative first, and the sardonic scherzo. This is a piece that is as interesti ...…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 79: “The Fundamentals of Extended Techniques with Robert Dick, Part 1 – Video Portion” (35:31) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Robert Dick on the fundamentals of extended techniques. Mr. Dick goes through the following extended techniques in great detail, including throat tuning, harmonics, multiphonics, microtones, and ...…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 79: “The Fundamentals of Extended Techniques with Robert Dick, Part I – Audio Portion” (1:04:04) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Robert Dick on the fundamentals of extended techniques. Mr. Dick goes through the following extended techniques in great detail, including throat tuning and harmonics. Also, make sure to check ...…
 
The 2019 Gramophone Classical Music Awards are just over one month away, and in the latest issue of Gramophone we reveal the shortlist of the top three albums in each category. Over the next few weeks, the Gramophone Podcast will be devoted to exploring that shortlist. We start this week with the Editor-in-Chief James Jolly and Reviews Editor T ...…
 
In this episode, Adam sits down with Arizona State University horn professor John Ericson. They discuss his teachings, his teachers, and his career that lead to his job at ASU. Stay for the bloopers!
 
Robert Schumann called Beethoven's 4th symphony “a slender Grecian maiden between two Nordic giants.” It's true that the 4th is a much lighter and brighter piece than the 3rd and 5th symphonies that surround it, but its charm, wit, and expressions of pure joy make it one of Beethoven's most enjoyable works, and one the most underrated works in ...…
 
Robert Schumann called Beethoven's 4th symphony “a slender Grecian maiden between two Nordic giants.” It's true that the 4th is a much lighter and brighter piece than the 3rd and 5th symphonies that surround it, but its charm, wit, and expressions of pure joy make it one of Beethoven's most enjoyable works, and one the most underrated works in ...…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 78: “The Parallels Between Podcasting and Music-Making” (9:47) In today’s episode, Heidi talks about the parallels between podcasting and music-making. These two mediums have more in common than what meets the eye! Heidi discusses how the lessons learned, as a podcaster, have strengthened her music-making skills. Today’s top ...…
 
Jasper Parrott talks to Gramophone's James Jolly about the role of recording in an artist's professional and artistic life, and how it has changed during the 50 years that HarrisonParrott has been one of the world's leading artist management companies.By Gramophone.
 
We're going to take a look at 7 pieces that represent perfect starting points for those interested in beginning their journey with classical music. If you are a regular listener, don't worry - these 7 pieces are all fascinating and enjoyable to learn about for experienced listeners as well! In addition, 5 out of the 7 pieces have never been dis ...…
 
We're going to take a look at 7 pieces that represent perfect starting points for those interested in beginning their journey with classical music. If you are a regular listener, don't worry - these 7 pieces are all fascinating and enjoyable to learn about for experienced listeners as well! In addition, 5 out of the 7 pieces have never been dis ...…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 77: “The Parallels Between Podcasting and Music-Making” (14:49) In today’s episode, Heidi talks about the parallels between podcasting and music-making. These two mediums have more in common than what meets the eye! Heidi discusses how the lessons learned, as a podcaster, have strengthened her music-making skills. Today’s to ...…
 
Georgian London was a glorious and artistically rich era, with a dynamic musical life, whether in concert halls, opera houses, churches or pleasure gardens. On his new album, From Palaces to Pleasure Gardens, released on the Regent label, organist Thomas Trotter celebrates this period with a programme of music performed on the newly restored 17 ...…
 
This week we take a look at a symphony that has been called both "sunny and bucolic" and "tragic and full of shadow." What accounts for these differences of opinions about such a beloved symphony? We'll explore all of the emotional ambiguity that runs throughout this symphony, as well as Brahms' remarkable thematic cohesion and creativity. How ...…
 
This week we take a look at a symphony that has been called both "sunny and bucolic" and "tragic and full of shadow." What accounts for these differences of opinions about such a beloved symphony? We'll explore all of the emotional ambiguity that runs throughout this symphony, as well as Brahms' remarkable thematic cohesion and creativity. How ...…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 76: “The Parallels Between Podcasting and Music-Making” (10:50) In today’s episode, Heidi talks about the parallels between podcasting and music-making. These two mediums have more in common than what meets the eye! Heidi discusses the creative process between these two mediums. Follow Heidi on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, ...…
 
Danny Elfman is known to millions for his scores for over 100 movies, including many collaborations with the director Tim Burton, not to mention his inimitable title music for The Simpsons. This summer he released a new album on Sony Classical containing his Violin Concerto and Piano Quartet. The concerto, written for and played by Sandy Camero ...…
 
This week we're focusing on the 1950s and the musical cold war between composers of the total serialist school like Boulez, Babbitt, and Carter, and the tonalists like Copland and Bernstein. Caught in the middle of pitched battles over the future were Stravinsky and Messiaen. Every composer had a different way of dealing with the post-war order ...…
 
This week we're focusing on the 1950s and the musical cold war between composers of the total serialist school like Boulez, Babbitt, and Carter, and the tonalists like Copland and Bernstein. Caught in the middle of pitched battles over the future were Stravinsky and Messiaen. Every composer had a different way of dealing with the post-war order ...…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 75: “Podcasting and Music-Making with Caity Massoud of Flute Unscripted” (40:49) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Caity Massoud who is a flutist and the host of the Flute Unscripted podcast! The ladies discuss their podcasting journey and the lessons they have learned through the process. Check out today’s episode to hea ...…
 
Schumann's Symphony No. 2 expresses a journey of redemption like perhaps no other symphony. It begins in the depths of Schumann's physical and mental breakdown of 1842, and ends in grateful thanks for his recovery. Whatever tragedies Schumann experienced later, this piece is a marker of a happier time, though it reminded Schumann of "dark days. ...…
 
Schumann's Symphony No. 2 expresses a journey of redemption like perhaps no other symphony. It begins in the depths of Schumann's physical and mental breakdown of 1842, and ends in grateful thanks for his recovery. Whatever tragedies Schumann experienced later, this piece is a marker of a happier time, though it reminded Schumann of "dark days. ...…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 74: “NFA Highlights from the Wm.S. Haynes Booth” (1:39:15) In today’s episode, Heidi talks from the Wm.S. Haynes’ Exhibitor Booth at the NFA’s Flute Convention held in Salt Lake City, Utah. Heidi gets the opportunity to discuss a variety of topics with flutists from all walks of life. Join in on our conversation and learn fr ...…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 73: “NFA Highlights from the Wm.S. Haynes Booth” (2:25:36) In today’s episode, Heidi talks from the Wm.S. Haynes’ Exhibitor Booth at the NFA’s Flute Convention held in Salt Lake City, Utah. Heidi gets the opportunity to discuss a variety of topics with flutists from all walks of life. Join in on our conversation and learn fr ...…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 72: “NFA Highlights from the Wm.S. Haynes Booth” (2:17:47) In today’s episode, Heidi talks from the Wm.S. Haynes’ Exhibitor Booth at the NFA’s Flute Convention held in Salt Lake City, Utah. Heidi gets the opportunity to discuss a variety of topics with flutists from all walks of life. Join in on our conversation and learn fr ...…
 
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