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The Music Show

ABC (Australia)

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

Bossa nova break-down

7/13/2019
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It's 1958 Rio and samba was about to be eclipsed by Gilberto and Jobim's bossa nova.

Duration:00:25:53

Caroline Shaw, her Pulitzer and Kanye

7/13/2019
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String quartets, glottal and Tuvan throat singing and working with Kanye West.

Duration:00:22:59

Nadia Reid

7/12/2019
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The NZ artist sees songwriting as "nostalgia at its finest".

Duration:00:19:51

Nooky on rapping, culture and the Indigenous hip hop scene

7/12/2019
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A wordsmith who pours his anger into the microphone.

Duration:00:20:22

Noise, Sunn O))) and the art of listening

7/6/2019
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When is noise music, and when is music noise?

Duration:00:25:11

Nico Muhly

7/6/2019
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A composer in demand all over the globe.

Duration:00:22:46

Missy Mazzoli

7/5/2019
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A role model female composer, writing music on her own terms and receiving prestigious commissions and high praise.

Duration:00:23:58

Lydia Lunch: confrontational

7/5/2019
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Forty years as a singer, poet, actor, photographer, outsider and provocateur.

Duration:00:24:57

Nico Muhly

6/29/2019
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He started as a chorister and ended up at the Met.

Duration:00:25:00

Warren Fahey - an endangered species

6/29/2019
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Singer, folklorist and entrepreneur

Duration:00:53:51

'Radio poet' Robyn Ravlich

6/28/2019
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A memoir marking a long career in public broadcasting and radiophonic feature making.

Duration:00:25:27

Brett Whiteley's musical life

6/28/2019
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Whiteley is about to open for Opera Australia. We go behind the art to find out what music meant to one of our most celebrated artists.

Duration:00:26:48

Dung Nguyen's zithers

6/22/2019
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A journey 'round the Vietnamese đàn tranh and the đàn bầu.

Duration:00:20:36

David Crosby: Remember My Name

6/22/2019
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The former Byrd and founding member of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young gives an utterly coherent and candid testimony in this new doco.

Duration:00:24:18

Def FX's Fiona Horne

6/21/2019
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She fronted this techno-punk band from the 90's.

Duration:00:18:37

Gordon Koang and the South Sudanese thom

6/21/2019
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One of South Sudan's biggest stars now calls Australia home.

Duration:00:20:30

Anna Calvi

6/15/2019
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A vision and voice as powerful as her electric guitar.

Duration:00:20:47

Claire Edwardes' percussion world

6/15/2019
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"Sorceress of percussion" aptly describes this powerhouse performer and champion of gender parity and the new in music.

Duration:00:26:59

Jónsi from Sigur Rós and Riceboy Sleeps

6/14/2019
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The Icelandic musician uses a falsetto voice, bowed guitar and sounds of nature in his music.

Duration:00:20:31

The Chills' Martin Phillipps and the 'Dunedin sound'

6/14/2019
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The triumph, and tragedy, behind one of NZ's finest rock bands.

Duration:00:27:58