In this episode, River Oaks Chamber Orchestra's Artistic Director, founder, and principal oboist, Alecia Lawyer takes Dacia inside the mind of an oboe player. In this strange world, people grow their own (bamboo), enjoy fame alongside Willie Nelson, and live on the edge without all of the annoying parachutes and bungee cords.
Classical Classroom, Episode 9: Amy Bishop goes on a tone poem journey through Bohemia, death, and 1920’s Paris
In this episode, Classical 91.7's Saturday Morning Music host and contra dancer extraordinaire, Amy Bishop takes Dacia on a journey with Smetana, Strauss, and Gershwin to learn about tone poems, invoking a surprising number of mermaids and mimes.
Classical Classroom, Episode 8: Wesley Horner on Bach’s B Minor Mass, the sound of Heaven, and classical music mosh pits
In this episode, independent producer, author, documentary filmmaker, Peabody Award-winner (et cetera, et cetera…), Wesley Horner chats with Dacia about Bach's B Minor Mass and bringing classical music to people who hate wearing tuxedos.
In this episode, Classical 91.7's Senior Recording Engineer, host of Music from the Movies, and Emmy-nominated composer, Brad Sayles talks to Dacia about his own work and the creative process of a classical music composer.
In this episode, Grammy-nominated Producer, Director of Music and Organist at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Houston, and Artistic Director of Grace Song, Inc. Keith Weber teaches Dacia about Camille Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony.
In this episode, Classical 91.7 program director St. John Flynn teaches Dacia all about Richard Strauss' "achingly beautiful" work, Four Last Songs.
In this episode, Brett Mitchell (former assistant conductor of the Houston Symphony) teaches Dacia all about John Williams use of leitmotif in the score to the original Star Wars movie.
In this episode, Dacia Clay talks with MusicLab intern and Moores School graduate student, Daniel Webbon, about Steve Reich's "Piano Phase" and classical music minimalism.
In this episode, Dacia Clay talks with Angela Schmidt about bel canto aria and sleepwalking, wrongly-accused hussies.
In this episode, Dacia Clay talks with Chris Johnson about Vivaldi's "Autumn", and rich people having picnics.
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