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The Music Show

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The Music Show is two hours of conversation and music, broadcast live. Gregorian chant or hip hop, k.d. lang or a rookie conductor, all get the attention they deserve. Composer Andrew Ford entertains and informs a wide audience each week.

The Music Show is two hours of conversation and music, broadcast live. Gregorian chant or hip hop, k.d. lang or a rookie conductor, all get the attention they deserve. Composer Andrew Ford entertains and informs a wide audience each week.
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Location:

Sydney, NSW

Description:

The Music Show is two hours of conversation and music, broadcast live. Gregorian chant or hip hop, k.d. lang or a rookie conductor, all get the attention they deserve. Composer Andrew Ford entertains and informs a wide audience each week.

Language:

English

Contact:

Music Show ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001 (02) 8333 1352


Episodes

Stephen Varcoe

7/14/2018
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When literature and music collide: English bass-baritone Stephen Varcoe on the art song form.

Duration:00:23:22

Michael Atherton & Virginia Lloyd

7/13/2018
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We explore the rise and fall of the piano in Australia.

Duration:00:22:58

South Korean soprano Sumi Jo

7/13/2018
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We meet the celebrated South Korean coloratura soprano, Sumi Jo.

Duration:00:16:14

Mick Harvey on Serge Gainsbourg

7/7/2018
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Former Bad Seed, Mick Harvey, talks about his fascination with the renowned French singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg.

Duration:00:27:28

Deline Briscoe's Rainforest Soul

7/7/2018
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Rainforest Soul. That’s how Yalanji singer-songwriter Deline Briscoe describes her music.

Duration:00:16:01

Robyn Archer

7/6/2018
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The years between the two World Wars was when cabaret came alive in Germany, it was a period of cultural innovation and social commentary through music, a time when the Weimar Republic was "dancing on a volcano".

Duration:00:23:12

Simone Young on Bruckner, Mahler and Britten

7/6/2018
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People often associate the music of Anton Bruckner with that of Gustav Mahler, and it's something that conductor Simone Young finds very strange.

Duration:00:23:22

William Basinski

6/30/2018
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William Basinski — clarinettist, saxophonist, tape artist and one of the most prominent composers of ambient music.

Duration:00:27:54

Ann Carr-Boyd at 80

6/30/2018
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It only took 80 years but Australian composer Ann Carr-Boyd is on The Music Show for the first time reflecting on her life, career and music.

Duration:00:23:50

Sir Simon Rattle

6/29/2018
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After 16 years, British conductor Sir Simon Rattle has stepped down as principal conductor of the prestigious Berliner Philharmoniker.

Duration:00:21:13

Moussa Diakité

6/29/2018
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The West African nation of Mali is renowned for its guitarists and Moussa Diakité is one of its finest.

Duration:00:14:49

Lou Reed: Drones

6/23/2018
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Yield to the roaring hum of the late Lou Reed's guitars and amps. As twenty-four strings are activated by magnetic cones, they unleash cascading and colliding waves of feedback.

Duration:00:10:15

Steven Isserlis

6/23/2018
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Steven Isserlis talks about Shostakovich's manic first cello concerto, the 'holiday cello' played in the WW1 trenches, and how his family almost got involved in the near-defection of late Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky.

Duration:00:25:44

Joe Chindamo & Zoe Black

6/22/2018
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Exploring the boundaries of jazz and classical music with Joe Chindamo and Zoe Black.

Duration:00:15:48

Laurie Anderson

6/22/2018
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Laurie Anderson is the first International Artist in Residence at HOTA, Home of the Arts, on the Gold Coast.

Duration:00:11:41

Emily Wurramara

6/22/2018
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Emily Wurramara is a young singer-songwriter from Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory.

Duration:00:12:59

Handel's Athalia

6/16/2018
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A powerful, fearful matriarch with a violent and bloody story, Queen Athalia is one of Handel's great female characterisations.

Duration:00:25:57

St. Vincent

6/16/2018
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When you're on a good thing you're meant to stick to it but Annie Clark, A.K.A St. Vincent, keeps changing.

Duration:00:15:22

Liza Lim & Eugene Ughetti

6/15/2018
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Liza Lim and Eugene Ughetti reveal an exciting new work, 'Atlas of the Sky'.

Duration:00:21:01

The Teskey Brothers

6/15/2018
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It's been a big year for the Teskey Brothers, a group of soul-loving twenty-somethings from the Yarra Valley just outside Melbourne.

Duration:00:19:32