#158 Cityscapes

We all know the Pastoral Symphony of Beethoven, Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture inspired by Fingal’s Cave, and the music by Vaughan Williams inspired by the English countryside.  But in the modern era, the urban environment is inspiring many composers to capture its sounds in music. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters David Sampson: Chicago Moves, … Continue reading #158 Cityscapes

#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