Podcasts: Naxos Interviews Tanglewood “Generation of ‘38″ Composers

Tanglewood’s Festival of Contemporary Music, which ended last weekend, celebrated the “Generation of ’38,” a group of composers born in 1938 who have had an indelible impact on the world of concert music in post-war United States.

Raymond Bisha, producer of the Naxos Classical Music Spotlight podcast series, interviewed a number of the composers featured in the Tanglewood fest; click on the names below to hear his conversations.

Joan Tower

William Bolcom

Ellen Taafe Zwilich

Charles Wuorinen

John Harbison

John Corigliano



  • davidcoll says:

    any others? wish it could include some of the other compsosers, make it a little more diverse, as is the record label.

  • Mark Berry says:

    We’ve got lots of podcasts that focus on a host of music and composers. You can check out the series on iTunes or at Naxos.com.