Archive for the 'Contemporary' Category

It's Part II of our Music and Science mini-series! This time we'll show you how to make music for for YOU and make your everyday life better and more productive! Be sure to like, and share with a friend!

 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Suite_bergamasque_(Debussy%2C_Claude)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Also_sprach_Zarathustra%2C_Op.30_(Strauss%2C_Richard)

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Stories, diseases, music, and history! This episode of the CoffeeHouse has it all! Join us for some vignettes during these trying time with Godowsky's Triakontameron. Like, and share with a friend!

Music: 

https://imslp.org/wiki/Triakontameron_(Godowsky%2C_Leopold)

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Not just anyone can stand in front of a crowd of people and wave their hands in the air! And we're not just taking about mimes. The skills of a music conductor are unique and are what hold most music together! We're joined by Jeremy Cuebas of the Podium Time Podcast to discuss the history and art of conducting. Be sure to like and share with a friend!

Find Podium Time here: https://podiumtimepod.wordpress.com/

Music:

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Le_bourgeois_gentilhomme%2C_LWV_43_(Lully%2C_Jean-Baptiste)

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Welcome to a new mini-series that will introduce you, a music listener, to some tools musicians use behind the scenes! This week we'll be spending our time learning about the rudimentary clock known as the metronome. Be sure to share with a friend! 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Samson_et_Dalila%2C_Op.47_(Saint-Sa%C3%ABns%2C_Camille)

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https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Xylo-Ziko/Minimal_1625/Phase_2_1586

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Welcome to the Modern Era, where you can write music in whatever style you want! Bruch did just that- for his entire life! Be sure to share this episode with a friend!

Music: https://imslp.org/wiki/8_Pieces_for_Clarinet%2C_Viola_and_Piano%2C_Op.83_(Bruch%2C_Max)

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Bonjour! C'est la Chateaux du Cafe! This week we look at Frenchman Maurice Ravel and his whimsical and powerful impressionist masterpiece, Daphnis and Chloe!   

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Daphnis_et_Chlo%C3%A9_Suite_No.2_(Ravel%2C_Maurice)

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This week, we're looking at perhaps the most famous instrument maker in history, Antonio Stradivari, maker of the legendary Stradivarius violins that are still sought after today!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Violin_Sonata_No.9%2C_Op.47_(Beethoven%2C_Ludwig_van)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Violin_Sonata_in_D_minor%2C_Op.5_No.12_'La_Folia'_(Corelli%2C_Arcangelo)

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 Welcome to the New Year! Today, we have a very special interview with musician extraordinaire, Emily Kerski! She'll talk to us about attending concerts, discovering new music, and teaching. Links discussed in the episode are listed below:

Episode Resources:

Emily Kerski: http://egkerski.wixsite.com/emilykerski/contact

Thomas Lack: https://www.thomaslack.com/

Benjamin Wallfisch: https://www.benjaminwallfisch.com/

Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDiD8F9ItX0

I Care If You Listen: https://www.icareifyoulisten.com/

Ensemble Dal Niente: http://www.dalniente.com/

Eighth blackbird: https://www.eighthblackbird.org/

International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE): https://www.iceorg.org/

Cacophony Magazine: http://cacophonymag.com/

Modern Reeds: https://www.facebook.com/modernreeds/

Music:

Veiled Entropy used with composer and performer permission.

 

https://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.2%2C_Op.27_(Rachmaninoff%2C_Sergei)

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https://freepd.com/epic.php

 

https://imslp.org/wiki/Clarinet_Duet_2_(Reintjes%2C_Roy)

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This week's episode is a little different. Instead of our normal historical perspective, we are talking about attending concerts or listening to music in our modern world and how audiences perceive what they hear! We hope you'll humor us in this little experiment. Let us know what you think by emailing or posting on our Facebook page!

Links to the pieces:

Trace: http://zhoutianmusic.com/Works%20-%20Orchestral/trace.html

Piano Concerto No. 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEGOihjqO9w

Pictures at an Exhibition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEGOihjqO9w

 

Music: http://imslp.org/wiki/Piano_Concerto_No.2,_Op.18_(Rachmaninoff,_Sergei)

https://musopen.org/music/4736-pictures-at-an-exhibition/

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Look out! This episode is bursting with music fun in the form of a brand new genre (for the time)- the tone poem! We'll see how Richard Strauss made history with this new form as we go on an adventure with his Don Juan. 

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http://imslp.org/wiki/Don_Juan,_Op.20_(Strauss,_Richard)
http://imslp.org/wiki/Symphonie_fantastique,_H_48_(Berlioz,_Hector)

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