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Podcast: An American Romantic – Arthur Foote

Arthur was one of America’s finest Romanic composers, and one of the first completely trained in the United States. His gorgeous melodies and lush orchestrations beg the question: Why isn’t the music performed much more often? In this podcast, conductor … Read More →

Wild Nights

Podcast: Wild Nights! Exciting New Music for Wind Ensemble

A podcast featuring the new University of Kansas Wind Ensemble CD, Wild Nights. This recording features five new band pieces, all written in the 21st century. In this podcast conductor Scott Weiss talks about the music on this disc, and … Read More →

Podcast: The Phoenix and the Composer – an Interview with Bright Sheng

Bright Sheng has spent half his life in his homeland China, where he survived the Cultural Revolution by playing piano and percussion in a folk music group on the border with Tibet, and has spent the other half of his … Read More →

Podcast: Daron Hagen’s Opera Shining Brow

The 1993 opera Shining Brow is based on the life of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. In this podcast, both composer Daron Hagen and librettist Paul Muldoon talk about how this opera was created. Album details… Catalogue No.: Naxos 8.669020-21   … Read More →


Podcast: An Interview with Robert Ian Winsten of ERM

An interview with Robert Ian Winstin as he talks about his work as a composer, conductor, pianist, and as founder of the CD label ERM Media. All of the music in this podcast comes from the CD Taliban Dances, which … Read More →