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Podcasts

New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher

  • New Classical Tracks: The joy and tumult of Beethoven

    Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    The Cypress String Quartet were first inspired to record Beethoven's late quartets. Now 'telling the story backwards', they are releasing a three-CD set of Beethoven's middle quartets, works that came at a tumultuous time in the composer's life. Plus, you can enter for a chance to win a copy of the recordings. More

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  • New Classical Tracks: 'Paris, Mon Amour'

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva has a new album that stirs many happy memories for her, not only of a city she loves, but of her motherhood and her call-up to the Met Opera. More

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  • New Classical Tracks: Hilary Hahn, 'In 27 Pieces'

    Wednesday, February 18, 2015

    On Sunday, Feb. 8, Hilary Hahn won a Grammy Award for her album, 'In 27 Pieces', which just happens to be the release we're featuring this week on New Classical Tracks. Julie Amacher spoke to Hilary Hahn about this work. More

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Top Score with Emily Reese

  • Top Score: Peter McConnell and the music for 'Hearthstone'

    Thursday, March 5, 2015

    Composer Peter McConnell felt pressure to write great music for the game 'Hearthstone', which was projected to be a big seller. McConnell is Emily Reese's guest on this week's Top Score. More

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  • Top Score: Jason Graves and 'The Order: 1886'

    Thursday, February 26, 2015

    To compose the music for 'The Order: 1886', Jason Graves removed instruments that don't carry a heavy sound. Violins and high woodwinds were thrown out, and violas and cellos doubled up. Learn more about it on this week's episode of Top Score. More

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  • Top Score: Composer Winifred Phillips

    Thursday, February 19, 2015

    A highly versatile composer, Winifred Phillips has created music for the ever-adorable 'LittleBigPlanet 3' and for the brutal 'Assassin's Creed III: Liberation'. She recently pulled off a five-minute fugue for 'The Ziggurat', voicing 12 vocal parts herself. Phillips is Emily Reese's guest on this week's Top Score. More

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