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Podcasts

New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher

  • New Classical Tracks: Barry Douglas, 'Celtic Reflections'

    Thursday, December 31, 2015

    Flutist Eimear McGeown joins pianist Barry Douglas on a new collection of Irish airs titled Celtic Reflections. Hear about it on this week's New Classical Tracks. More

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  • New Classical Tracks: For the Mozart Concerto Completist

    Wednesday, January 28, 2015

    Rachel Barton Pine has been playing Mozart's violin concertos since she was 10 years old. She's performed each of these five concertos many times since then. In 2011, she performed all five violin concertos in a single evening! Now, Rachel and the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields have put them all on a single recording. More

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  • New Classical Tracks: The Hollywood Sound

    Wednesday, January 21, 2015

    On his latest release, 'Escape to Paradise: The Hollywood Album', violinist Daniel Hope looks at the development and creation of the so-called Hollywood sound. It's the featured album on New Classical Tracks. More

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Top Score with Emily Reese

  • Top Score: Composer Ben Prunty and Faster Than Light

    Thursday, January 22, 2015

    For composer Ben Prunty, the glamour of scoring video games did not come without effort. While working alternately as a janitor, Google diagnostician and volunteer coordinator, he received a call from the developers of the new game, Faster Than Light (FTL). They asked for a score, and Ben's life changed forever. Ben is Emily Reese's guest on this week's Top Score. More

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  • Top Score: Jesper Kyd and 'Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel'

    Thursday, January 15, 2015

    For the latest 'Borderlands' release, the game's developers wanted a new sound. Their instruction to composer Jesper Kyd was simple: Bring back the '80s. Kyd is Emily Reese's guest on this week's Top Score. More

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  • Top Score: Composer Jason Graves

    Thursday, January 8, 2015

    Composer Jason Graves talks about his score for 'Tomb Raider' and about writing memorable music for video games. Hear it on this week's episode of Top Score. More

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