Sara Fishko

Sara Fishko appears in the following:

Ned Rorem's French Connection

Thursday, October 19, 2017

From the archives: To understand French music, you have to understand the French aesthetic.

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Monk at Town Hall

Thursday, October 12, 2017

From the archives: In 1959, there was a stir in the Jazz Loft when Thelonious Monk showed up to rehearse.

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West Side Story

Thursday, October 05, 2017

From the archives: In 1957,  a new musical attempted to capture the era's social and political tension onstage.

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Two Pianists and a Painter

Thursday, September 28, 2017

For artists, innovation can often be mistaken for eccentricity.

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Avakian/Mack the Knife

Thursday, September 21, 2017

From the archives: How does a song go from an unknown tune to a mega-hit?

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Pianists After Glenn Gould

Thursday, September 14, 2017

From the archives: Gould's performances of Bach's music brought him - and Bach - to broad popular attention.

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Silence

Thursday, September 07, 2017

From the archives: Some music is defined by the sound it leaves out.

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Guthrie Archive

Thursday, August 31, 2017

From the archives: Woody Guthrie's progressive influence continues today, thanks in no small part to the fastidious collecting of his family.

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Moonlight Sonata

Thursday, August 24, 2017

From the archives: This week's solar eclipse inspires a moonlight marathon.

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Toscanini

Thursday, August 17, 2017

From the archives: Arturo Toscanini had a meticulous and fervent style of conducting that pushed his players to match his rhythmic sharpness.

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The Chopin Paradox

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Frédéric Chopin borrowed from the music he loved and turned it into something completely original.

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Bonnie and Clyde

Thursday, August 03, 2017

From the archives: Fifty years ago this summer, "Bonnie and Clyde" made history. It divided critics, thrilled audiences, and opened creative doors.

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On Broadway

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Broadway musicals have often been a perfect mixture of song, dance – and seriously controversial politics.

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Sid Caesar

Thursday, July 20, 2017

From the archives: In the fall of 1950, audiences were introduced to a TV star whose program stayed on top for nearly a decade.

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Segovia

Thursday, July 13, 2017

From the archives: Andres Segovia carved out a place for the guitar in the concert hall.

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Tap

Thursday, July 06, 2017

From the archives: For a dance so heavily steeped in tradition, tap lets dancers make it their own.

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The Sound of America

Friday, June 30, 2017

Composer Aaron Copland and the search for an American national identity.

The House I Live In

Thursday, June 29, 2017

From the archives: When Frank Sinatra covered a song, it was propelled into the mainstream - but not necessarily with its original message intact.

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Penn Station

Thursday, June 22, 2017

From the archives: In the 1960s, the original Penn Station was demolished - and with it, a piece of New York history.

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Jazz Masters

Thursday, June 15, 2017

From the archives: A legendary panel of NEA Jazz Masters reflects on how jazz has - and hasn't - changed.

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