Tim Page

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From the Vaults, Part Five: Meet the Composer With Leonard Bernstein

Friday, March 03, 2017

The ramp-up to the next season of Meet the Composer concludes with another archival mini-episode featuring a conversation between host Tim Page and the legendary Leonard Bernstein.


From the Vaults, Part Four: Meet the Composer With Libby Larsen

Thursday, March 02, 2017

A blast from the past, courtesy of the WNYC Archives: We revisit the original Meet the Composer. Today, a conversation between host Tim Page and composer Libby Larsen.


From the Vaults, Part Three: Meet the Composer With Otto Luening

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Today we revisit a conversation between host Tim Page and composer Otto Luening, from the original Meet the Composer of the mid-'80s, as we gear up for next week's new season.

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From the Vaults, Part Two: Meet the Composer With John Cage

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

We continue the week-long ramp-up to our next and third season of Meet the Composer with an interview with the widely influential patriarch of 20th-century experimental music John Cage. 


Prepare for the Next Season of Meet the Composer With a Look Back

Monday, February 27, 2017

Q2 Music's podcast Meet the Composer launches its third season next week. Prepare by enjoying clips from the original WNYC radio program of the same name, hosted by the critic Tim Page.

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Meet the Composer with Tim Page (1985)

Thursday, September 06, 2012

On this episode of Meet the Composer from 1985, Glass talks about his days as a student, and the process of breaking the mold to develop a personal sound.


New, Old and Unexpected with Tim Page (1978)

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

From a 1978 New, Old and Unexpected with guest Philip Glass, today's archival interview was first broadcast commemorate the radio debut of the composer's 1976 breakthrough opera, Einstein on the Beach.

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Tim Page's Do Not PlayList

Friday, July 13, 2012

A couple weeks ago, the music critic Tim Page posted a shortlist on Facebook of “perfectly good music that I never need to hear again.” He included Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique, ...

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Otto Luening Plugs America into Electronic Music

Friday, March 30, 2012

Otto Luening was one of the first American composers to work with electronic tape music. His collaborations with Vladimir Ussachevsky led to the formation of the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, the first of its kind in America and a crucial breeding ground for many American electronic composers.


Jacob Druckman on the State of Contemporary Music

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Druckman discusses his role as the composer-in-residence at the New York Phiharmonic and the impetus behind the New Horizons contemporary music festival. He recounts the changing fortunes of interest in new music and opera, and how audiences and fellow composers have responded.


Smackdown: Concert Simulcasts

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

As opera houses and orchestras simulcast their performances into movie theatres across the country, critics charge that it’s turning classical music into a cheap reality show. Fans say it’s as addictive as popcorn. It's our Soundcheck Smackdown debate.

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Tim Page

Friday, September 25, 2009

Pulitzer Prize-winning music critic Tim Page always knew that he was different. It wasn't until his 40's that he was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism. Page's new memoir, Parallel Play, looks back at his life and how the syndrome was an asset ...

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Bonus Track: Tim Page interviews Glenn Gould

Friday, September 25, 2009

WNYC's New, Old, and Unexpected, August 1982.


Soundcheck Smackdown: Herbert Von Karajan

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

The powerful conductor Herbert Von Karajan ruled over major orchestras and released more than 800 recordings. Once a member of the Nazi party, he also possessed a dangerous ego and ambition like no other artist. British music critic Norman Lebrecht and Pulitzer Prize-winning classical music critic Tim Page engage in ...

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It's Back

Saturday, January 20, 2001

Washington Post music critic Tim Page illustrates how a Volkswagen ad inspired a revival of the late-1970s songwriter Nick Drake.


It's Back

Saturday, November 25, 2000

Washington Post music critic Tim Page illustrates how a Volkswagen ad inspired a revival of the late 1970s songwriter Nick Drake.


An Afternoon with Vincent Persichetti

Tuesday, May 12, 1987

Tim Page speaks with the distinguished composer Vincent Persichetti.


Dizzy Gillespie

Wednesday, August 07, 1985

An innovative force in jazz for decades.


Morton Gould

Wednesday, June 26, 1985

Gould talks about being both a composer and conductor and how each can offer the other some practical perspectives but that the two are very different areas of work


John Corigliano

Wednesday, March 06, 1985

He originally wanted to be a cartoonist.