#155 Above and Beyond

In recent years composers have become interested in the fact that the performers can do things on stage other than just play their instrument: stomp their feet, clap, play simple percussion, and even sing.  We’ll feature a variety of pieces from composers who ask musicians (who are not trained singers) to vocalize and supplement their … Continue reading #155 Above and Beyond

#12 Electric Guitar

The electric guitar and classical music may seem like strange bedfellows, but almost as soon as the instrument was invented, composers devised ways to take advantage of its sonic possibilities. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Bob Dylan: Maggie’s FarmCharlie Christian: Solo Flight (excerpt)Leonard Bernstein: Simple Song from MassDonald Erb: Trio for Violin, Electric Guitar and Cello (excerpt)Morton … Continue reading #12 Electric Guitar