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All Ears with Terrance McKnight

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All Ears with Terrance McKnight is a weekly show about musical discovery. Covering a wide range of styles, genres and periods, the show celebrates the diverse musical passions of its host, Terrance McKnight, as well as occasional guests -- including performers, composers, choreographers, critics and others.

All Ears with Terrance McKnight is a weekly show about musical discovery. Covering a wide range of styles, genres and periods, the show celebrates the diverse musical passions of its host, Terrance McKnight, as well as occasional guests -- including performers, composers, choreographers, critics and others.
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Newark, NJ

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WNYC

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All Ears with Terrance McKnight is a weekly show about musical discovery. Covering a wide range of styles, genres and periods, the show celebrates the diverse musical passions of its host, Terrance McKnight, as well as occasional guests -- including performers, composers, choreographers, critics and others.

Language:

English

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WQXR c/o New York Public Radio 160 Varick Street, 8th Floor New York, NY 10013 212-433-9692


Episodes

The Hand that Rocks

9/7/2013
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Terrance McKnight considers the fact that sometimes it takes a tragedy in our lives to accept a helping hand. On tap are works by Debussy, Satie, Higdon and Lang.

Duration: 00:59:00


Young and Mysterious

8/24/2013
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This week, Terrance McKnight features Kevin James's composition NYC Playground, recorded by the Young People's Chorus of New York, and the Face the Music ensemble performs works by Phil Kline.

Duration: 01:57:00


Sounding Beautiful

8/17/2013
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All Ears host Terrance McKnight says that we hear beauty when we hear ourselves, and this week he plays compositions of considerable beauty to the Western psyche.

Duration: 01:57:00


All Ears Vacation

6/15/2013
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On this episode, host Terrance McKnight tours the globe through music. It'’s an exploration of composers capturing particular musical traditions found in cities and countries around the world.

Duration: 01:57:00


Beauty and the Boroughs

6/8/2013
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This week, Terrance McKnight samples some of New York City's most iconic composers and musicians, as well as the musicality of the boroughs they have called home.

Duration: 01:56:18


When Form Follows Composer

6/1/2013
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There are musical forms that seemingly go hand in hand with the musicians that made them famous: Scott Joplin and the rag; J.S. Bach and the fugue; Chopin and the nocturne.

Duration: 01:57:00


The Sound Spectrum of New York City

5/25/2013
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This weekend, we explore the sound spectrum of New York City. By using compositions as prisms, we hear colorful experiences on display.

Duration: 01:56:55


The Witching Hour

5/18/2013
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This week, Terrance McKnight spins Sebastian Currier's epic work for violin and harp, Night Time. Also: music by J.S. Bach, Meredith Monk, Mulgrew Miller, and Nino Rota.

Duration: 01:56:46


Songs My Mother Taught Me

5/11/2013
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This week, a collection of songs for Mother's Day. We explore how mothers have influenced composers and performers musically, and create a rich soundscape.

Duration: 01:27:11


Emancipation 150: Featuring Imani Winds and Roy Eaton

5/4/2013
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On Monday night, WQXR presented a special evening honoring the African American experience in classical music. This week's show features that event.

Duration: 01:57:00


Welcome Home

4/27/2013
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If you have fond memories of a place, if only through music, it's nice to go back there sometimes. On this edition of All Ears, Terrance McKnight shares compositions that might remind you of home.

Duration: 01:57:00


Music with Toys

4/20/2013
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John Cage's non-traditional use of radios, toys, and traditional instruments continues to inform contemporary music. Tonight, it's music inspired by radio and other musical toys.

Duration: 01:57:00


Tired Energy

4/13/2013
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Terrance McKnight says he got the idea for this week's show while waiting on the subway platform when a guy ranted about being tired of everything, from waiting on the train to people talking loudly.

Duration: 01:57:00


After Bach

4/6/2013
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On this edition of All Ears, it's an all-American experience showcasing the many musical influences existing our country and in the concert hall.

Duration: 01:56:00


Tone Parallel to Harlem

3/9/2013
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Terrance McKnight spins Duke Ellington's Tone Parallel to Harlem and Aaron Copland's The City, two compositions that evoke the sounds of life in northern American cities.

Duration: 01:56:58


Sounds of Comfort

3/2/2013
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This week, host Terrance McKnight shares his sounds of comfort: transcendental works and sentimental pieces evoking?amelioration.

Duration: 01:57:16


The Sound Spectrum of New York City

2/23/2013
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This weekend, we explore the sound spectrum of New York City. We look through compositions as we do prisms, and hear colorful experiences on display.

Duration: 01:56:58


I Celebrate Myself

2/16/2013
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This weekend on All Ears, we explore the feeling of pride in music. Featured are works by Rachmaninoff, Bernstein, Paul Lansky, Arvo Part, Iva Bittova and Jennifer Higdon.

Duration: 01:56:58


Time Flies, Music Soars

2/9/2013
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Unless you're enjoying yourself, 10 minutes can seem like an eternity. In this episode of All Ears, host Terrance McKnight gives three composers 10 minutes to capture and keep your attention.

Duration: 01:57:01


Gifts We Give (and Re-Gift)

11/24/2012
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This week's All Ears explores this very idea of gift-giving in the not-so-usual holiday song format: melodies composed for others; gifts of life.

Duration: 01:56:59

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