Classical 101 Archives For: December 19, 2014

Beethoven for Four Guitars on Next Fretworks

2:04PM
April
17, 2014

The Texas Guitar Quartet will be heard playing Beethoven’s Egmont Overture on the next Fretworks program Saturday at 7 pm on Classical 101.

A ‘Crown of Thorns’ on The American Sound, 6 p.m. Saturday

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Hear David Maslanka's "Crown of Thorns" on The American Sound, Saturday at 6 p.m. on Classical 101.
1:00PM
April
17, 2014

Read about the botanical inspiration for American composer David Maslanka’s marimba work Crown of Thorns, and listen to Maslanka’s otherworldly music Saturday at 6 p.m. on The American Sound on Classical 101.

Good Friday Special: St. Matthew Passion

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Good Friday evening at 8 on Classical 101
11:45AM
April 17, 2014

Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, conducted by Otto Klemperer is a Good Friday special on Classical 101, at 8 p.m. Friday.

Contemporary Music Ensemble Commissions New Phone Ringtones

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Ringtones by Pulitzer Prize-winning composers? Yep.
10:15AM
April
17, 2014

Question: what do you call a smartphone that rings with a brand-new ring tone written by a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer?Answer: a smarterphone.