Archive for the 'Turn of the Century' Category

Did you learn music as a child? We certainly hope so, and so do the historical teachers we're looking at today! Be sure to like and share with a friend! 

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Violin_Concerto_in_F_major%2C_RV_293_(Vivaldi%2C_Antonio)

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Happy Autumn, listeners! Join us for a charming romp through this contemplative season through the musical ideal of Edward German! Like, and share with a friend!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/The_Seasons_(German%2C_Edward)

https://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.1_(Mahler%2C_Gustav)

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Join us for some Foote notes on the American romantic era this week while we look into the music of Arthur Foote and his Suite in E for String Orchestra. Be sure to Like and share with a friend!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Suite_for_String_Orchestra%2C_Op.63_(Foote%2C_Arthur)

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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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A lack of good native composers had been the phantom menace to the English people until Sir Edward Elgar came on the scene! He brought about the return of "good" English music and provided a new hope for the composers who came after him! Be sure to subscribe and share with a friend!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Imperial_March%2C_Op.32_(Elgar%2C_Edward)

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In the modern era, is there really much left to tweak with musical instruments? The cornetist Charles Conn thought there was and made lasting impacts on instrument manufacturing as you'll learn in this week's episode!

Music:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Fatherland_(Hartmann%2C_John)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Erinnerung_an_Prag%2C_Op.18_(Hoch%2C_Theodore)

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https://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.5_(Mahler%2C_Gustav)

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One hit wonder? We think not! Dukas wrote many works filled with magic and wonder! 

If you would like to hear excerpts from the other composers mentioned in this podcast, here are some selected YouTube links: 

Hindemith: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLsDD1SJbjM

Hovhaness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-gVLMNSV_Y

Glass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLhFnmaO_fg

Einaudi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRjNiiTVOys

Music: https://imslp.org/wiki/Variations%2C_interlude_et_final_sur_un_th%C3%A8me_de_Rameau_(Dukas%2C_Paul)

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Be careful out in those forests this summer! As Edward MacDowell shows us in this week's piece, they can be pretty scary places!

Music: http://imslp.org/wiki/Suite_No.1%2C_Op.42_(MacDowell%2C_Edward)
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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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