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Episode 54 - Music Inspired by Change

Episode 54: Changes


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September 03, 2022

Which classical pieces go with big things that happen in your life such as moving or living with quarantines? Join host Liz Lyon and producer Melanie Renate and listen to music that deals with change.

Episode 54 playlist

Claude Debussy: Arabesque No. 1 — Debussy moved when he was a child to live with his aunt, who discovered his musical talent. This is one of his popular pieces.

Debussy - Arabesque No. 1

Ludwig Van Beethoven: Ode to Joy — Beethoven experienced change when he lost his hearing, but that didn’t stop him from creating great music like this well-known selection from his Symphony No. 9.

Ludwig Van Beethoven: "Ode to Joy" from Symphony No. 9
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Philip Glass: Etude No. 6 — Pianist Simone Dinnerstein had to cope with change during quarantine and found a new way to record music, including this performance.

Philip Glass - Etude No. 6

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