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Archive for November 2017


Episode 35: Gounod and the Funeral March of a Marionette

Sunday, November 19th, 2017 DefaultTag | Comments

Whoever says that classical music is stuffy and uptight obviously doesn't understand satire! Join us as we look at a humerous piece by French composer Charles Gounod that has made its way into pop culture! 

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http://imslp.org/wiki/Marche_fun%C3%A8bre_d%27une_marionnette_(Gounod,_Charles)

Episode 34: Weber and the Clarinet Concertino in E Flat Major

Sunday, November 5th, 2017 DefaultTag | Comments

Meet Carl Maria von Weber. He should have been called "Europe's Next Top Mozart", and he arguably changed the course of music history. Take a listen as we explain his history and dissect his well loved Clarinet Concertino.

Music: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode
https://musopen.org/music/6168-clarinet-concertino-in-e-flat-major-op-26/