Editor's Note: IPods were still somewhat of a thing when this was taped. We swear. We know composers spend a lot of time alone wrestling with their sonic muse but, when they’re not composing what are they listening to? What music is currently inspiring them? How does it influence their own music? We’ll ask established … Continue reading #137 What’s in Your IPod?
It takes fine craftsmanship to achieve a perfect partnership between text and music in which neither element overshadows the other. This week, we’ll listen to a fascinating array of spoken word and music by composers striving to achieve this symmetry. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Scott Johnson: How it Happens (The Voice of … Continue reading #118 Art of the Spoken Word
Aaron Jay Kernis, Yale faculty member and recent winner of Northwestern University’s Nemmers Prize, visits WFMT to talk music, life and everything. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Ecstatic MeditationsMikrokosmos Chamber Choir/Loïc Pierre conductingSym of Meditations, Meditation on OnenessYale Symphony Orchestra & Glee Club/Kernis; Amanda Hall, sop.Double Concerto, ICho-Liang Lin, v. & Sharon Isbin, … Continue reading #36 Aaron Jay Kernis