Like any artist, composers can be inspired by a variety of things. Sometimes composers are inspired by a piece of music and decide to make their own version. In this episode of YourClassical Adventures, we’ll learn about arrangements and variations and listen to pieces that composers made their very own.
In this week’s episode of YourClassical Adventures, we talk about celebrations. We explore how the sound of bells can be heard throughout a variety of music used in festive celebrations.
Do you have a dance move that you always use, or a color that you love to wear all the time? Composer Eric Whitacre has something he loves to do in almost every piece he writes. Discover what it is in this week’s episode.
Do you ever get a song stuck in your head? Sometimes the lyrics or the way a piece of music makes you feel is why it’s so catchy, but often the melody is what sticks. Let’s explore some famous melodies in classical music.
What makes the human voice such a unique instrument? Join host Liz Lyon, along with producer Melanie Renate, in today’s episode of YourClassical Adventures as they talk about why the human voice is so unique.
Music can often paint pictures in your mind. Today’s episode might inspire you to draw or color those pictures that you see in your thoughts. Join host Liz Lyon as we explore music from impressionist composer Claude Debussy in this episode of YourClassical Adventures.
How do musicians know when to play slowly and gently? Learn all about the term 'lento,' and hear examples of pieces played in this tempo in the latest episode of YourClassical Adventures, hosted by Liz Lyon and produced by Melanie Renate.
The piano has a long and interesting history. Piano players have helped to form the piano into the instrument that we know and love today. Join Liz Lyon in this episode of YourClassical Adventures as we learn a little about the piano’s story and listen to music that speaks to the piano’s evolution over the years.
Have you ever used your imagination to create a story? In the latest episode of YourClassical Adventures, we explore the beautiful sounds of flutist and composer Valerie Coleman and hear her ensemble, Imani Winds as they bring creative ideas and stories to life through music.