Artists visiting America have through the ages soaked in the unique richness of American culture and reinterpreted it in new artworks. Saturday evening on The American Sound join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for fun, American-inspired music by foreign-born composers.
There is something about Mozart which seems to cross the boundaries of country, age, and era.
Play it Again, An Amteur Against the Impossible chronicles Alan Rusbridger’s attempt to master a brief and difficult piece by Chopin
Recently, one of the premier American orchestras, the New York Philharmonic, underwent another personnel change that may affect, even if subtly, the sound of that esteemed ensemble.
Mexican composer Manuel Ponce wrote his Concerto of the South, which features native Mexican rhythms and harmonies combine with the composer’s own original themes will be featured on Fretworks Saturday night at 7pm on Classical 101.
What would you give Mahler, or Mozart, or Bach for his birthday?
Playing piano with your feet…your teacher would have been appalled!
Celebrate the Fourth of July Saturday evening and all weekend long with a musical melting pot on The American Sound, Saturday at 6 p.m. on Classical 101.
For the rest of the week, leading up to the Fourth of July on Friday, I’ll be featuring American composers on Symphony @ 7: Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, Alan Hovhaness and Don Gillis. I started on Tuesday with that American original Charles Ives and his early Symphony No. 2 from 1901. It’s a relatively conventional [...]
Here are three American composers worth knowing better.