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Classical Dark Arts is a show all about making classical music as edgy and interesting as possible. The podcast is designed to be hustled out as quick as a hip hop mixtape. Episodes are short, hopefully punchy, and not too high-concept. Along the way you'll hear choice classical music, movie & pro wrestling clips, and the occasional prank call. Classical Dark Arts is hosted by Will Roseliep, the author of "The Libertine's Guide to the Classical Music Revolution," a cellist, and a founding member of the Cambridge Philharmonic.

Classical Dark Arts is a show all about making classical music as edgy and interesting as possible. The podcast is designed to be hustled out as quick as a hip hop mixtape. Episodes are short, hopefully punchy, and not too high-concept. Along the way you'll hear choice classical music, movie & pro wrestling clips, and the occasional prank call. Classical Dark Arts is hosted by Will Roseliep, the author of "The Libertine's Guide to the Classical Music Revolution," a cellist, and a founding member of the Cambridge Philharmonic.

Location:

Boston, MA

Description:

Classical Dark Arts is a show all about making classical music as edgy and interesting as possible. The podcast is designed to be hustled out as quick as a hip hop mixtape. Episodes are short, hopefully punchy, and not too high-concept. Along the way you'll hear choice classical music, movie & pro wrestling clips, and the occasional prank call. Classical Dark Arts is hosted by Will Roseliep, the author of "The Libertine's Guide to the Classical Music Revolution," a cellist, and a founding member of the Cambridge Philharmonic.

Language:

English


Episodes

CDAI, ep. 4

3/10/2021
The CDA pod returns after a six-year hiatus! Now AI-hosted and DMCA-compliant. What could go wrong.

Duration:00:28:56

Deep Cover: Notes from the Cuban Classical Underground, ep. 3

3/5/2015
In December 2014, President Obama announced a historic 'thaw' between the US and Cuba. Up until then, Cuba -- and its classical music -- have been somewhat mysterious. Today on Classical Dark Arts: it's deep-cover, top-secret Cuban classical music, declassified for much of the general public for the first time.

Duration:00:31:36

The Super 8, ep. 2

1/3/2015
Selling somebody on the goodness of classical music is tough. Today on the CDA podcast we're taking up the challenge. You'll hear eight bulletproof favorites -- THE SUPER 8 -- that have been battle-tested on headphones and stereos. Certified, premium-grade. If these don't win the argument for you, nothing will.

Duration:00:31:29

CDA Minicast: Classical Two-Minute Drill

11/1/2014
Here's a ridiculous idea: take a huge piece and completely insult the composer by breaking it down in two minutes or less. After 120 seconds you'll know the high & lowlights of some long, beastly classical piece. Bad idea? Of course. But don't let that get in your way. We’re after JUST the flavor of the piece, not the full meal. Featured piece: Marc-Antonio Consoli, "Afterimages." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA21DMj6qPg

Duration:00:01:59

The Devil and Classical Music, ep. 1

10/1/2014
What is it about the idea of devilry that summons fear in our hearts, and thrills us at the same time? Why do we shake at the thought of eternal damnation, but still secretly hanker for a taste of evil? Most importantly, do we make a pact with the Dark Lord when we put on certain classical records? On the very first radio episode of CLASSICAL DARK ARTS, we look at Satan’s cabal of classical composers, players and theorists -- a sleeper cell run by Liszt, Paganini, Saint-Saëns & Tartini --...

Duration:00:23:51