Classical 101 Archives For: December 19, 2014

Hot Summer Sounds on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday

color photo of an old red barn along the side of a curving two-lane road ith double yellow line down the middle.  THE backdrop is a green field and a blue summer sky.
The American Sound welcomes you to an American Summer, 6 pm Saturday on classical 101.
1:10PM
June
19, 2014

Top celebrate the official arrival of summer, this Saturday on The American Sound Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick brings you summer music that won’t have you dreaming of ice floes.

Bach on Banjo plus Concerto for Four Guitars on Fretworks

12:57PM
June
19, 2014

We’ll ring in the official start of summer on the next Fretworks program with banjo player extraordinaire Bela Fleck and his arrangement of J. S. Bach’s Prelude from the Violin Partita No. 3, a dazzling piece for any instrument. For a calmer musical experience, guitarist David Leisner will have American composer Lou Harrison’s lovely Serenade.

Sensational Jazz Singer Jimmy Scott Dies At 88

Jimmy Scott appearing at the Iridium Jazz Club in New York City
Jimmy Scott (right) appearing at the Iridium Jazz Club in New York City on September 4, 2004.
12:37PM
June
19, 2014

Jimmy Scott was a sensational singer with a different kind of voice. He did this week at the age of 88.

The 10 Worst Things About Playing the Oboe

9:51AM
June
19, 2014

To paraphrase a famous line, friends don’t let friends play the oboe.