Classical 101 Archives For: April 11, 2014
You might think writing new music for an archaic instrument like the harpsichord is simply for the birds. But if those birds are the long extinct dodo birds, well, then it’s easy to see what the flap is all about.
Stravinsky characterized Maurice Ravel as “a Swiss watchmaker.” His music was precise, intricate, and assembled in a fastidious manner.
On Saturday evening at 7 on classical 101, the next Fretworks broadcast will feature Paul Galbraith and his 8-string guitar for music of Johann Sebastian Bach.