Classical 101 Archives For: April 21, 2014

Paraguay’s “Recycled Orchestra” Turns Trash into Musical Treasure

12:06PM
January
8, 2013

Imagine: the body of a cello made from a discarded metal canister, a violin made of scrap metal and discarded wood. Meet Paraguay’s Recycled Orchestra.

Conductors guilty pleasures

6:00AM
January
8, 2013

What do orchestra conductors and musicians in general, for that matter, listen to when they’re not preparing to conduct?