Archive for the 'Holiday Special' Category

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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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

 

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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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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.

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http://imslp.org/wiki/The_Nutcracker_(suite),_Op.71a_(Tchaikovsky,_Pyotr)

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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.

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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)

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*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.

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