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Podcasts

New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher

  • New Classical Tracks: Starting with a Rice Krispie Box

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    Alisa Weilerstein's new CD is the culmination of a dream that began in early childhood. Her recording of Dvorak's cello concerto is featured on this week's New Classical Tracks. More

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  • New Classical Tracks: 'Homecoming, A Scottish Fantasy'

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    Violinist Nicola Benedetti has an Italian name, but she grew up in Scotland. Her new disc celebrates those Scottish roots, with a classical fantasy on Scottish melodies, a tribute to Robert Burns, and a selection of traditional folk tunes. More

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  • New Classical Tracks: Getting to know Schubert

    Wednesday, September 3, 2014

    Irish pianist Barry Douglas is a self-described latecomer to the music of Franz Schubert. That said, Douglas has just released the first in a series of recordings celebrating Schubert's solo piano works. For this first volume, Barry wanted to focus on Schubert at the height of his creative powers. More

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Top Score with Emily Reese

  • Top Score: John Broomhall's music for Transport Tycoon

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    This week on Top Score, Emily Reese interviews composer John Broomhall about the music he created for the game 'Transport Tycoon'. More

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  • Cellist Tina Guo on Top Score

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Cellist Tina Guo is best known for shredding on her electric cello. But the lonely, meditative sonority of a video game soundtrack shows the depth of her playable emotion. Cellist Tina Guo discusses her intense classical upbringing and modern musical rebellion on Top Score. More

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  • Inon Zur and Disney's Fantasia: Music Evolved on Top Score

    Thursday, September 4, 2014

    Nearly 75 years after the film debuted, Disney is bringing 'Fantasia' back in a new game called 'Fantasia: Music Evolved'. Composer Inon Zur wrote original music for the game, and oversaw the re-recordings of many classical favorites. More

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