#132 Still Goldberg After All These Years

When harpsichordist Johann Gottlieb Goldberg asked Bach to write pieces for him to play to help a Saxon count get to sleep at night he could hardly have realized that he was playing a key role in creating music that would inspire audiences and musicians for centuries. Not only are the Goldberg Variations among the … Continue reading #132 Still Goldberg After All These Years

#131 Going Solo

There is perhaps no more intimate connection in music than when a composer writes a solo piece specifically for a gifted performer, crafting the piece for the player’s specific strengths and musical tastes. We’ll talk with several performers about solos that have been written for them and feature performances of the pieces recorded live in … Continue reading #131 Going Solo

#130 In the Field: Seoul Part 2

The second in our two-part series featuring composers and performers from Seoul, South Korea. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Eunwa Lee: Roadsound (excerpt) Sun-in Jung, piano 1:02 Shinuh Lee: Chorale Fantasy No. 3 Hyojung Huh, piano Dux 1129 8:24 Dong-Il Sheen: Fantasy on a Korean Fisherman’s Song for Korean traditional ensemble, violin, cello … Continue reading #130 In the Field: Seoul Part 2

#129 In the Field: Seoul Part 1

Relevant Tones goes in the field to this hotbed of contemporary classical music- Seoul, South Korea- to discover emerging and established composers. In part I we’ll chat with the composers and showcase the dynamic music scene there. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Sue Hye Kim: Rendezvous I for Gayageum and Violoncello (excerpt) Hee … Continue reading #129 In the Field: Seoul Part 1