Classical 101 Archives For May 2012
The next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7 features Mozart, mandolins, and Debussy in the mix. We will stray a little from the standard classical guitar repertoire with Fidium Concentus, a mandolin orchestra, playing music of 18th Century German composer Carl Stamitz.
Hear a rhapsodic Cowboy and three of the wold’s finest women classical musicians Saturday at 6pm on The American Sound on Classical 101.
Violinist Joshua Bell talks tech – and getting away from it – in a recent video interview.
Ronald J. Jenkins, Minister of Music and Liturgy at First Community Church, leads a diverse program of hymns in both traditional and new settings, along with sacred classics, including works by J.S. Bach and Johannes Brahms.
“It’s really not about whether a certain piece of music has the “it” ingredient that will improve someone’s mental faculties. Rather, listening in and of itself improves those faculties, and it also does a whole lot more—it makes us better people.”
Hearing a chuckle go up from the audience when they ‘get’ a musical innuendo is quite gratifying for orchestra and composer alike.
An introduction to the Central Ohio Symphony (COSO) and Music Director Jaime Morales-Matos.
In the biography of Luigi Boccherini, he is described in this manner. “Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini was an Italian classical era composer and cellist whose music retained a courtly and galante style.” Courtly and galante is exactly the style which comes to mind when I think of the Muppet musicians. So don your powdered wigs, dust [...]
On the next Fretworks Saturday evening at 7, we have a big concerto for guitar by Niccolo Paganini, the great early 19th Century violin virtuoso.
The wonderful mezzo-soprano turns 85. She gave one of the most unforgettable concerts I’ve ever heard