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Giuseppe Verdi - Storms, Rigoletto, and the Requiem

Verdi was an national hero for Italy, as well as the most popular composer in 1800s Europe. Beloved by audiences today, his operas are known for lush harmonies, delicate and powerful arias, and…

From  Elliana Phillips 9 plays

The Rite of Spring

The Rite of Spring erupted through Parisian artistic circles like an earthquake in 1913, shocking audiences and changing European art forever. Transported to a world before time, Walt Disney…

From  Elliana Phillips 13 plays

Debussy & Ravel: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun & Daphnis et Chloe

Riveted to the new machines, science, politics, and art of the late 19th century, French composers invented a way of hearing music never seen before in European high art. Explore hidden connections…

From  Elliana Phillips 10 plays

Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

The Concerto for Orchestra by Béla Bártok is as brightly colored and geometrical as a Picasso painting. Explore the Hungarian folk dances, scenes of nature, folk stories, and bright…

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Bartók and Hungarian Music of the 20th Century

What makes folk art authentic? How are cultures or ethnic groups different from the way they may be portrayed by those in power? Béla Bartók and Zoltan Kodály formed an authentic…

From  Elliana Phillips 21 plays

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

Berlioz's captivating Symphonie fantastique portrays a tale of a young man unlucky in love. Learn how this masterwork of Hector Berlioz reflects the riots and revolution of Napoleonic France. …

From  Elliana Phillips 8 plays

Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major Op. 55, "Eroica"

Listen to Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony with us, and learn what makes this music so captivating. Lecture by Dr. Marlan Carlson, conductor of the Corvallis-OSU Symphony, and Ellie…

From  Elliana Phillips 165 plays

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5

Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5 is an enduring favorite of audiences and orchestral musicians alike. The symphony's historical and artistic background is much grimmer. One brutal day in 1937,…

From  Elliana Phillips 10 plays

Wind Symphony-2:24:14

From  Geoffrey Bishop 35 plays


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Olin Chester 10/12

Olin conducting the Wind Symphony.

From  ilgm 2 plays