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Caption: Paavo Järvi, Credit: Photo by Lang Photography
"Authenticity" became the buzz word for playing Baroque music in the 80's and 90's and the "Authentic Instrument" movement changed the way we now p...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Jun 27, 2009
  • Length: :26
  • Purchases: 1
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The clarinet was most likely invented by Johann Christoph Denner in 1690. While Denner may have been the inventor, David Shifrin says it was Mozar...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2007
  • Length: :26
Caption: Robert Spano
Even before the recent economic challenges, there have been ongoing discussions and blogs about the future of the American symphony orchestra. Wha...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2010
  • Length: :23
Caption: Robert Spano
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra operates under a management approach known as “collective leadership.” Conductor Robert Spano is clearly in charge,...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio and WETS


  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :26
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Herbert Blomstedt
Swedish composer Carl Nielsen offers us a vast range of musical colors and tapestries. The music can be beautiful and entertaining, but conductor ...

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lorin Maazel
How does a conductor get the orchestra to play for him or her? Conductor Lorin Maazel says that's the wrong question to ask if you want to get a g...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: :23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paavo Järvi, Credit: Photo by Lang Photography
You may have heard the saying, "familiarity breeds contempt." In the classical music world, conductor Paavo Jarvi says familiarity can sometimes b...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Jun 27, 2009
  • Length: :25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Corigliano
If you ever enter into a friendly competition over which art form is the most powerful, or holds the greatest potential, you might want to consider...

  • Added: May 29, 2009
  • Length: :27
Caption: John Corigliano
The middle of the 20th century saw both enormous growth and struggle for new classical music. Part of the struggle, according to composer John Cor...

  • Added: May 29, 2009
  • Length: :24
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By all accounts, composer Francis Poulenc was just a normal, average guy. No crazier than the next person. But his music could not be more schizop...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2008
  • Length: :20
Caption: Michael Tilson Thomas
The PBS Series, "Keeping Score" returned with a series of three programs, each devoted to a single composer and one of their pivotal pieces of musi...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2009
  • Length: :27
Caption: Michael Tilson Thomas
"Keeping Score" is the incredible PBS music series that redefines everything we ever knew about "music education" and "music appreciation." The se...

Bought by PRX Demo Station


  • Added: Sep 27, 2009
  • Length: :26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Michael Tilson Thomas
The PBS Series, "Keeping Score" returned with a series of three programs, each devoted to a single composer and one of their pivotal pieces of musi...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2009
  • Length: :28
Caption: Michael Tilson Thomas
The PBS Series, "Keeping Score" returned with a series of three programs, each devoted to a single composer and one of their pivotal pieces of musi...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2009
  • Length: :34