Today's date marks the birthday anniversary of Morton Gould, a quintessentially American composer, conductor, and advocate for music, who was born in Richmond Hill, New York, on today's date in 1913.
A child prodigy, he published his first work of music at the tender age of six. His teenage...Episode details...
Starting Tuesday, Dec. 6, and continuing until the end of day on Wednesday, Dec. 14, we're asking you to vote for your favorite pieces by the great composer Ludwig van Beethoven, whose birthdate is this month. On Tuesday, Dec. 20, starting at 10 a.m. Central, listen to the Favorites Stream as we count down the top 20 favorite pieces by Beethoven, as voted by you.
Beethoven borrowed a tune from a popular opera when he wrote his Gassenhauer Trio; it was a song that everybody was singing in Vienna in 1797. On this weekend's Performance Today, we'll hear a performance of Beethoven's Trio from an all-star concert in Bridgehampton, New York.
The new film 'Jackie,' opening in theaters across the country this weekend, begins with a blank, black screen, underscored by melting strings. It's our first indication that music will play a central role here, at times even more so than the title character.
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.
Sometimes the best stories get left on the cutting room floor. This year, Julie Amacher picks those stories up and shares them with you. She'll count down her six favorite New Classical Tracks interviews of 2016 on 'New Classical Tracks, Uncut.' For December 9, Julie shares her full conversation with violinist Rachel Barton Pine.
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!