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Podcasts

New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher

  • New Classical Tracks: Spirit, Strength and Sorrow

    Wednesday, April 1, 2015

    Harry Christopers and The Sixteen took a 13th-century text, the Stabat Mater, as the source material for a new album that explores themes that are simultaneously exciting and meditative, hopeful and dark. Find out about these new works, and enter for a chance to win a copy of the CD. More

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  • New Classical Tracks: Romero captures the spirit of Spain

    Wednesday, March 25, 2015

    Pepe Romero's latest album is a showcase of works by one of Pepe's closest friends, composer Federico Torroba. Romero describes 'Torroba: Guitar Concertos' on this week's New Classical Tracks. What's more, you can enter for a chance to win a copy of the CD. More

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  • New Classical Tracks: Simone Dinnerstein, 'Broadway - Lafayette'

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    Pianist Simone Dinnerstein's latest album celebrates the frienships, musical and otherwise, between New York and France. Its title was inspired by the name of a subway station. More

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Top Score with Emily Reese

  • Top Score: Cris Velasco goes for Baroque

    Thursday, March 26, 2015

    In creating the soundtrack for 'Assassin's Creed Unity: Dead Kings', composer Cris Velasco used traditional sounds, including arpeggios, counterpoint and harpsichord to create music to fit the game's 18th-century setting. More

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  • Jeff Ball: from commercial fisherman to composer

    Thursday, March 19, 2015

    The California-based composer and violinist has spent significant time living and working in Alaska. He still draws inspiration from the beauty and solitude of the North. Jeff is Emily Reese's guest on this week's Top Score. More

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  • Top Score: Composer Billy Martin

    Thursday, March 12, 2015

    Composer Billy Martin is known for writing soundtracks with comedic and with jazz elements. This week on Top Score, Emily Reese talks to Martin about his work, and we hear samples of two very different soundtracks. More

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