Sarah and Emma discuss what it was like to talk about music with a person with some dementia and hearing loss and the challenges they encountered.
20th Century Composer Genealogy
For our podcast with our senior partner Joan, we chose to delve into the different styles present in the world of 20th century opera. To do so, we used songs from Berg’s Wozzeck, Shostakovich’s Lady MacBeth of Mtsensk District, and Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess.
Take an adventure through the 20th century with Becca and Aaron, as they navigate their way through several 20th century pieces. Featuring interviews with several music department characters, who offer their feedback about the difficulties of listening to 20th century music.
Jon Dostal and Matt Potter play radio broadcasters Billy Loney and Dan Druff. They look at Alex Ross’s chapter “Beethoven Was Wrong: Bop, Rock and the Minimalists”, and discover how composers like John Coltrane, Steve Reich and John Cage are related. Do not miss this great show, full of surprises, including a guest appearance by Alex Ross.