John Schaefer


John Schaefer appears in the following:

Unexpected Grammy Winners

Monday, March 04, 2002

In a world where most of the awards go to the usual suspects, the Grammy Award for "Album of the Year" went, surprisingly enough, to the movie soundtrack O Brother Where Art Thou . And it wasn't the only unexpected winner on Grammy night… WNYC's ...


Music Hooks

Saturday, February 16, 2002

For centuries composers and musicians have been engaged by repetition. WNYC music host John Schaefer joins Kurt and Guru in the studio, to play them some examples.


Garden Music

Saturday, September 29, 2001

WNYC's John Schaefer unearths a variety of musical garden motifs, from traditional folk songs to Bobby McFerrin.


World Festival of Sacred Music

Tuesday, May 01, 2001

When the World Festival of Sacred Music comes to New Yorks Merkin Concert Hall next week, it will represent the culmination of a 2-year, round-the-world musical journey. WNYCs John Schaefer explains.


Yo-Yo Ma on Original Instruments

Saturday, January 13, 2001

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma talks with John Schaefer about the pleasures of performing Bach on a baroque cello.


Train Songs

Tuesday, December 12, 2000

Kurt talks with WNYC’s John Schaefer about how the rhythm of the rails have influenced music from Honneger to Johnny Cash to Björk.


Yo-Yo Ma's Baroque Cello

Saturday, November 11, 2000

John Schaefer talks with Yo-Yo Ma about performing Bach on a baroque cello.


Welcome! Your Favorite Homes for New Music Under One Roof

Monday, December 02, 1991

This is the NEW New Sounds website! Here, finally, in one place, are all the major musical threads that New York Public Radio has been weaving into its programming over the years.