Beethoven and that Danged Metronome

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Monday, February 11, 2013

Metronome Metronome (Mrs. Logic/flickr/CC-BY-2.0)

Host Bill McGlaughlin looks at how tempo and interpretation affect the emotional impact of a composition?

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Nov. 28 2015 05:59 AM
Ron Waterbury from Oaxaca, Mexioco

As usual, I've learned so much listening to Bill. This analysis of the B 9th is enlightening. I write in the present tense because I'm listening to the program right now.

Feb. 15 2013 10:41 PM
stephanie dambra from rockville centre ny

Thank you for presenting this informative segment about Shostakovich's 4th movement of his 5th symphony. my family and i have a deep fondness for this and my daughter just played it at a breakneck speed which causes us all to ecstatically move! wonderful to hear the differences and hear that berstein and shostakovich embraced!

Feb. 14 2013 10:38 PM
Helen Brackett

Wonderful exploration of the effects of tempo in Beethoven tonight. Thank you.

Feb. 11 2013 11:40 PM

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