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Holiday Special: April’s Fools- A Backstage Blooper Reel!

Monday, April 1st, 2019 holiday, Holiday Special | Comments

Happy April Fool's day to you! Throughout our many episodes, we've amassed quite a backlog of good goofs from our recording sessions. We're sharing a select few here for your pleasure. We hope it brings a smile to your face today!

Tune in This Sunday for our next regularly scheduled episode! 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/String_Quintet_in_E_major%2C_G.275_(Boccherini%2C_Luigi)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/String_Quintet_in_E_major%2C_G.275_(Boccherini%2C_Luigi)

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Episode 65: Auld Lang Syne (New Year’s Special)

Monday, December 31st, 2018 holiday, Holiday Special | Comments

Let's wrap up 2018 the right way with holiday trivia to share at your New Year's Eve party! We'll tell you why you are obligated to sing Auld Lang Syne at the start of every new year! 

Thanks for a great 2018! Please share us with a friend or two so 2019 can be even better!

Music:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Auld_Lang_Syne_New_Year%27s_Eve.ogg

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http://freemusicarchive.org/curator/FMA/blog/Some_Auld_Lang_Synes_For_You

 

Episode 64: Concert Chat: Holiday Concerts

Sunday, December 16th, 2018 holiday, Holiday Special, Concerts | Comments

Why should you go to a holiday concert? Why do we even have holiday concerts? We'll explore these questions and more on this week's episode! Happy Holidays, everyone!

And tune back on MONDAY DECEMBER 31st for our final episode of 2018!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/The_First_Nowell_(Rondeau%2C_Michel)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Carol_of_the_Bells_(Leontovych%2C_Mykola)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/The_Nutcracker_(suite)%2C_Op.71a_(Tchaikovsky%2C_Pyotr)

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Episode 38: Tchaikovsky and the Nutcracker Suite (Holiday Special)

Sunday, December 24th, 2017 Romantic, holiday, Russian, Holiday Special, Suite | Comments

We have an early Christmas present for you, our dear listeners: a holiday special about everyone's go-to classical holiday music, The Nutcracker! We hope everyone has a happy holiday season. We're going to take a little break ourselves and will return to you on January 14, 2018.

Music: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode
http://imslp.org/wiki/The_Nutcracker_(suite),_Op.71a_(Tchaikovsky,_Pyotr)

Episode 25: The Marches of Sousa (4th of July Holiday Special)

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 March, Turn of the Century, Band, American, Holiday Special | Comments

You'll need some good walking shoes this week as we march into the history of John Philip Sousa! It's a spectacular display of patriotic spirit to help celebrate the 4th of July weekend.

Music: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/
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https://musopen.org/music/43799-the-gladiator/
https://musopen.org/music/43828-stars-and-stripes-forever/
https://musopen.org/music/43792-the-stars-and-stripes-forever/
https://musopen.org/music/43789-sabre-and-spurs/
http://imslp.org/wiki/El_Capitan_March_(Sousa,_John_Philip)
http://imslp.org/wiki/The_Honored_Dead_(Sousa%2C_John_Philip)

Episode 24: The Bach Family (Father’s Day Special)

Sunday, June 18th, 2017 classical, Baroque, Holiday Special, Family | Comments

*This episode is being updated and is temporarily unavailable!*

A happy Father's Day to all our listeners out there! We have a holiday special of sorts today featuring a bunch of Bachs! You didn't know there was more than one? Well, there are actually more than 70! Listen to this episode for a deeper look into the lives of 4 members of this musical dynasty. 

*EDIT* This piece missed getting in the credits: The Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F, Mvt I. Allegro was performed by Henryk Szeryng, Sir Neville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Michala Petri, Heinz Holliger & André Bernard.