Exploring Music : April 2012
Monday, April 30, 2012
This week we’ll celebrate some of the exquisite music written for the violin’s darker cousin, including music by Hindemith and Walton.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Host Bill McGlaughlin takes a look at novelists who have drawn their plots around great music.
Monday, April 16, 2012
This week Exploring Music reaches back into the history, growth and development of one of America’s great musical institutions.
Monday, April 09, 2012
Host Bill McGlaughlin explores the lives and music of the two Scandinavian greats: Edvard Grieg and Jean Sibelius. Music includes a number of chamber works, Grieg’s Peer Gynt, the Norwegian Dances and several Sibelius symphonies.
Monday, April 02, 2012
Composed in 1727, it’s one of two surviving settings of the last days of Jesus Christ composed by J.S. Bach. We’ll explore the history of this masterpiece and sample different recordings.