Classical 101 Archives For: April 21, 2014
They bobbed their hair (gasp!), drank, smoked and – worst of all – listened to jazz (horrors!). Saturday on The American Sound we bob our heads (pun intended) to those bad girls of the roaring ’20′s with some flapper fun.
Mexican composer Manuel Ponce wrote a fine guitar concerto for Andreas Segovia in 1941, using his own original theme and native Mexican rhythms and harmonies. The Concierto del Su by Manuel Ponce will be featured on Fretworks Saturday evening between 7 and 8 p.m.
In honor of Debussy’s 151st birthday, today’s Google Doodle showcases a glowing moon over a nighttime panorama of the lights of Paris flickering to the rhythms of Debussy’s Clair de lune (“Moonlight”).