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Contempora: The Contemporary Classical Music Podcast

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A monthly podcast, Contempora is aimed at composers, performers and enthusiasts of contemporary classical music. Each episode features the music of a different living composer and an interview with them about their music.

A monthly podcast, Contempora is aimed at composers, performers and enthusiasts of contemporary classical music. Each episode features the music of a different living composer and an interview with them about their music.
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Location:

Evanston, IL

Description:

A monthly podcast, Contempora is aimed at composers, performers and enthusiasts of contemporary classical music. Each episode features the music of a different living composer and an interview with them about their music.

Language:

English

Contact:

704-902-5998


Episodes

Angelswort

5/1/2013
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Ben Hjertmann is a composer and singer involved in a variety of genres. In his upcoming self-produced album, Angelswort, we hear his myriad musical interests in concurrence, as well as conflict. Ben explains the inspiration behind the album and talks us through several of the movements. Enjoy the album artwork below and study the entire score here. Download these pre-release tracks of the entire album: I. Introit - Drift wood II. Aksak - Wolves in the South Loop III....

Duration: 00:29:00


Songs in the Rear View Mirror

2/1/2013
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Kenneth Frazelle studied composition at the Juilliard School during the peak of high modernism. So how did his music develop into what the New York Times describes as a cross between Kurt Weill and Franz Schubert? And where did it pick up the influence of Appalachian folk music? This episode of Contempora will explore these questions, and much more, supplemented by Frazelle's recent and stunningly beautiful Songs in the Rear View Mirror. Listen to the episode, and then enjoy this...

Duration: 00:24:05