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March 2011

19th Century Listening Journal

Emily and Lindsey’s Podcast on “Ah! je veux vivre”

Lindsey and Emily describe how Gounod‘s, “Ah! je veux vivre,” from the opera Romeo et Juliette relates to the opera as a whole and Gounod’s studies in Italy. As well as discussing the vocal style and mood of the piece in relation to the character.

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Lowell Mason: Educator, Church Musician, and Composer Wolf, Stefan J.

Today on A Prairie Home Composition, Stefan Wolf takes a closer look at 19th century American composer Lowell Mason and his effect on American music. This segment features the hymn “Nearer My God to Thee” and discusses Mason’s influence on the public music education system as well as the supplanting of American hymns and fuging songs with European-modeled hymns. It’s an episode you won’t want to miss!

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Jon Wood’s 1st Podcast: A Selection from the Great Viennese Classical Guitar Era

My brief podcast description: Jon Wood describes a solo sonata for written for classical guitar by one of the instruments greatest composers: Mauro Giuliani.
The recording excerpts are from my own recorded performance of the piece being performed.
I could not find a citation format for scores or pieces with editors, so I worked with the usual MLA citation for books and put the principle editor who copied the original edition on to modern manuscript.

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Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

Alex explains the background of the piece and the elements incorporated therein. Meghan describes the forms and techniques involved in this famed piece of virtuosity. Alex then cites the important popular culture references involving this rhapsody.

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Sarah and Emma’s Podcast

Sarah and Emma describe Schubert’s fantastic use of text painting in Der Lindenbaum.
(sorry about the phantom echoing in the second half, we have no idea how it happened and couldn’t get it to go away when we tried recording again…)

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