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Classical Classroom, Ep. 172: Pine On Paganini
Learn about about a virtuoso from a virtuosa.
Classical Classroom, Ep. 171: Strange Loop, With Jessica Meyer
Hear the story of a musician with something to say.
Classical Classroom, Ep. 170: Fabien On Felix (Mendelssohn, That Is)
Who was Felix Mendelssohn (and why should we care)? Conductor Fabien Gabel discusses.
Classical Classroom, MusicWorks Ep. 169: How Music Chased Down Gaelynn Lea
The Tiny Desk Contest winner talks about the musical journey she seems to have had no choice in taking – in a good way.
Classical Classroom, Ep. 168: Third Coast Percussion Plays At 1.21 Gigawatts
Sean Connors of Grammy-winning Third Coast Percussion talks about what being in a percussion-only ensemble is all about.
Classical Classroom MusicWorks, Ep. 167: Craig Hella Johnson, Activism In Classical Music (Part 2)
Is classical music strong enough to go to dark places?
Classical Classroom, Ep. 166: A Fool For Renaissance Music Talks Period Instruments
A special guest talks about and (sort of) plays instruments (allegedly) from the Renaissance period.
Classical Classroom MusicWorks, Ep. 165: Amanda Gookin – Activism In Classical Music (Part 1)
Is there a place for activism in the classical music world?
Classical Classroom, Ep. 164: Going Out On A High Note, With Cypress String Quartet
Recording a composer they’ve never recorded, playing as a sextet instead of a quartet, and doing it all live in studio with an audience. Just like Costanza.
Classical Classroom, Ep. 163: MusicWorks – The Starkland Story
Tom Steenland is the one-man-DIY-band behind the most punk rock of classical music labels, Starkland Records. Hear the story of Starkland, plus some incredible music.
Classical Classroom, Ep. 162: I Got You Babe – Collaborative Piano With Madeline Slettedahl
There are no accompanists here. Only people making musical magic together.
Classical Classroom, Ep. 161: Sweet Secret Sacred Songs, With Jason Oby
Learn about the deceptively simple spiritual, its ingenious codes and uses, and its art.
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