Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Sunday, September 28, 2014
Friday, September 13, 2013
Aaron Dunn is on a music mission. His new Kickstarter campaign is called "Set Chopin Free." If successful, it will allow him to record all of Frederic Chopin’s music with the world’s top musicians, and then release all the music free to the public and to any filmmaker who wants to use it. He joins The Takeaway to discuss his campaign and how it works.
Thursday, August 01, 2013
This week’s Saturday cartoon features Chopin’s “Minute Waltz” in D-flat, Op. 64/1. Bugs Bunny takes on the popular waltz in the 1955 Warner Brother’s cartoon, “Of Hyde and Hare."
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Pianist Vassily Primakov confesses to “an emotional and a physical need to have this composer present in my life at all times”… “no matter what!” Find out why he's so passionate about Chopin.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Composers have always enjoyed imitating battle sounds. This week on Classics for Kids, hear examples of instruments and voices at war.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Where does the polonaise come from and when was it played? This week’s Classics for Kids program will tell you all about this form of music.
Saturday, April 06, 2013
Frederic Chopin was born in Poland, but he spent much of his life away from the country he loved. This week on Classics for Kids, learn more about this famous pianist composer.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Sweden's Mattias Jacobsson has just released his debut album, “Invocación,” which is devoted to the great guitarist-composer Francisco Tárrega. Get a free download.
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Many composers used European dance forms in their work. Dvorak, Haydn, Chopin and Beethoven are just a few of the composers featured here.