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In 1674, the artist Johannes Voorhout documented a noteworthy friendship in his painting A Musical Party. It was commissioned by Hamburg organist J...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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On this episode of The Live Feed we continue our coverage of the 2019 Mid West Music Fest with Graveyard Club. This Minneapolis based bands sound p...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 33:01
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The Missa Prolationum by Johannes Ockeghem is an amazing feat of contrapuntal virtuosity: he created it entirely out of mensural canons. Far from s...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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This week we're spending time with one of the greats of the Renaissance: Orlando di Lasso, who was said to have 'stolen his harmonies from Heaven'....

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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English composers worked magic with consorts: ensembles made up of different sized instruments of the same family. On this week's show we'll hear m...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: Freeform Pioneers, Credit: Richard Avedon
Join us for tributes to Ginger Baker, Marshall Efron, Jimmy Nelson, Diahann Carroll. Jessye Norman, and WBAI with Steve Post, Spiro Agnew, Richard ...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:29
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The 11th century Winchester Troper contains some of the earliest examples of polyphonic music: two-part elaborations on Gregorian chant. We'll hear...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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This week's program presents stunning polychoral music in honor of the Archangel Michael from 'The Venice of the North': Hamburg, Germany. Weser Re...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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This final broadcast of the 100th anniversary season of the Los Angeles Philharmonic features a world premiere by a composer who has been closely a...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:00
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Girolamo Frescobaldi's bold and imaginative keyboard music fascinated younger generations of composers: J.S. Bach was said to have owned a copy of ...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Swiss composer Ludwig Senfl began his career as a choirboy in the Hofkapelle of Emperor Maximilian I, became the protege of one of the greatest com...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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2019 marks the 400th anniversary of the birth of Johann Rosenmüller, who was instrumental in importing Italian musical styles to his German homelan...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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This week we'll sit in on the adventures of Oswald von Wolkenstein, a well-travelled poet, composer, and diplomat. We'll also hear from Walther von...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Elim Chan leads the LA Philharmonic in a celebration of the Lunar New Year. The orchestra performs traditional Chinese favorites alongside firework...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:00
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You've heard Thomas Tallis' breathtaking motet for forty voices, Spem in Alium, now we'll hear from the man whose music inspired it! This week's sh...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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This week we'll sample a recent release from the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale of Rameau's Le Temple de la Gloire, and hear insights fro...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Royal and imperial courts have produced great music for centuries, but some members of the minor nobility maintained high-quality musical establish...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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William Byrd is focus of this edition of Early Music Now, who a contemporary called 'the father of English music'. Included are keyboard and consor...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Michael Tilson Thomas leads the Symphony, the women of the symphony chorus, the Pacific Boys Choir, and Sasha Cooke in Gustav Mahler's broadest and...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:30
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This week's program presents heartfelt and uplifting music of remembrance, including Schütz's Musicalische Exequien performed by Vox Luminis, In Me...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Join Haley as she brings you along with her to the Old West End Festival. It's a weekend of live music, food, historical house tours, and unfortuna...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 06:03
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Pianist Daniil Trifonov joins Michael Tilson Thomas and the orchestra for the fiendishly difficult Rachmaninoff 3. Also performed are two of Jean S...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:30
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This show presents gorgeous polyphonic music by John Dunstaple, plus John Plummer's Missa Sine Nomine and selections from the Eton Choirbook. Our p...

  • Added: May 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on CHICAGO JAZZ LIVE our host, Steve Rashid, takes the stage as he presents the reunion of a band he formed in the late 1980s, "The Porkp...

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  • Added: May 21, 2019
  • Length: 56:59
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Pianist Behzod Abduraimov joins Michael Tilson Thomas and the orchestra for a musical chess match by Sergei Prokofiev. Also featured is a world pre...

  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:30