Clarinet Hive - Piazzolla, Harbison, Schuller, Persichetti, Barker, Ziporyn

Podcast: Clarinet Hive

Evan Ziporyn is a composer, bass clarinettist, and has worked as a beekeeper. These interests collide in his piece “Hive”, a wonderful piece for four clarinets based on the sounds and activities of a honey bee hive. With music by … Read More →


Podcast: Lincoln Portraits

For generations Americans from all walks of life have been inspired by Abraham Lincoln. This includes generations of American composers who have written a long list of works dedicated to or inspired by the history and words of the 16th … Read More →


Podcast: Monumental Winds

Monumental Works for Winds is a collection of some of the greatest pieces ever written for wind band. Persichetti’s 1956 Symphony for Band, Op. 69 is not only one of his greatest works, but has become one of the most … Read More →