Classical 101 Archives For: June 27, 2014

From Baroque to Contemporary Music for Guitar on Fretworks

1:47PM
May
30, 2013

The next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7 will feature the exciting young guitarist from Montenegro, Milos Karadaglic.  This fine artist from the Baltic region of the former Yugoslavia is making quite an impression, and we’ll have music from his recent Deutsche Grammophon CD, including a famous anonymous piece arranged for orchestra and a mesmerizing [...]

Get in There and Fight

Il-Trovatore-fight
Fight scene from Il Trovatore.
10:01AM
May
30, 2013

What would you prefer to hear in performance? Every note perfectly played or the excitement of an occasional mistake? What would you rather experience? A robotic performance or the blood of an artist on stage?

Writer Goes On ‘Listening Diet’ To Learn To Love Some Music

6:00AM
May
30, 2013

Adam Baer says that his deep. dark secret is that there is quite a bit of music he “cannot stand.” He decided to go on a listening diet in an attempt to change his tune.