Alfred Hitchcock arrived in Hollywood in the 1930s, and by the late 1950s, his nine-stroke pencil caricature had become internationally famous. In 1960, Hitch released of one of his best known films, 'Psycho'. On this week's Flicks in Five, Lynne Warfel will share some of Bernard Herrmann's unforgettable music from that soundtrack.
It's all a matter of timing. In 1942, the Soviet Union was America's wartime ally, and the Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich made the cover of Time magazine. Seven years later, the war was over, but the COLD war was on—with a vengeance.
On March 25, 1949, Shostakovich arrived in New York for...Episode details...
A new musical era began 216 years ago, with the premiere of Beethoven's Symphony No. 1. On Saturday's Performance Today, we'll hear it from a concert in Houston, as fresh and lively as ever.
Come match wits with Bruce Adolphe - now you can play the Piano Puzzler anytime, anywhere! Every week, we're putting a sneak peek of the upcoming Puzzler online; have a listen, and then send us your best guess.
We all have our favorite pieces of classical music and our favorite composers, and we probably all have musical moments we'll never forget. Have you ever wanted to share those moments with other classical music lovers? Well, here's your chance!