Airs Saturday nights at 10pm on WQXR
All Ears with Terrance McKnight is a weekly show about musical discovery. Covering a wide range of styles, genres and periods, the show celebrates the diverse musical passions of its host, Terrance McKnight, as well as occasional guests -- including performers, composers, choreographers, critics and others. As music and ideas are experienced side by side, the power of music to transform is revealed and celebrated.
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Saturday, June 15, 2013
There's something titillating about travel. Whether its the sprawling landscape of the American Southwest or the beignets made in the French Quarter, getting away from the city for the summer is a unwritten tradition for New Yorkers. On this episode, host Terrance McKnight tours the globe through music. It's an exploration of composers capturing particular musical traditions found in cities and countries around the world. The program concludes with music by an New York City musical icon.
Saturday, June 08, 2013
This week, Terrance McKnight samples some of New York City's most iconic composers and musicians, as well as the musicality of the boroughs they have called home.
Saturday, June 01, 2013
There are musical forms that seemingly go hand in hand with the musicians that made them famous: Scott Joplin and the rag; J.S. Bach and the fugue; Chopin and the nocturne.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
This weekend, we explore the sound spectrum of New York City. By using compositions as prisms, we hear colorful experiences on display.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
This week, Terrance McKnight spins Sebastian Currier's epic work for violin and harp, Night Time. Also: music by J.S. Bach, Meredith Monk, Mulgrew Miller, and Nino Rota.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
This week, a collection of songs for Mother's Day. We explore how mothers have influenced composers and performers musically, and create a rich soundscape.