#102 Spotlight Double Bass

Thanks to virtuoso performers like Gary Karr, François Rabbath and Edgar Meyer, the double bass is leaping to the front of the concert stage and composers are taking note. This week we’ll listen to some of the music written in the last few decades for this sonorous and incredibly versatile instrument. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced … Continue reading #102 Spotlight Double Bass

#95 Synesthesia

Scriabin so linked color to his music that he created a “light organ” to display colors that corresponded to different notes in his pieces. How does color and visual art affect composers and their music today? Michael Torke: Bright Blue Music for Orchestra Baltimore Symphony Orchestra/Zinman Ecstatic 092201 1:56, 9:09 Morton Feldman: Rothko Chapel California … Continue reading #95 Synesthesia

#93 Gunther Schuller

He’s played with Miles Davis, was principal horn of the Cleveland Symphony at age 18, is the co-creator of the “third stream” movement and so much more. Seth talks with Schuller about his incredible life and legacy in music. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Gunther Schuller: Conversations Modern Jazz Quartet & Beaux Arts … Continue reading #93 Gunther Schuller