Classical Classroom, Episode 112: The Ugly Christmas Sweaters of Classical Music, with Alecia Lawyer (Rerun)
There’s a lot of beautiful Christmas music out there. This isn’t it.
Why the music of Bach can’t stop won’t stop.
Oh, a (record) hunting we will go!
How much practice does it take to be the best around?
(Or whatever you want to call this newfangled sound.)
If it’s not Scottish, what is it??
In which the composer uses prestidigitation to make an opera about the famous director.
Íslensk tónlist er flott!
When the going gets tough, the tough write string quartets. (Or, at least Beethoven did.)
A fangirl gets to work with her idols.
The Grammy-winning guitarist is subjected to our rigorous geeky-ness and passes with flying colors.
A composer writes music for a film about a classical musician. Whoa. Meta.
Hey there! Glad you made it.
There are no dumb questions here – only uninformed ones asked with inexplicable confidence. And panache!