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Contempora: The Contemporary Classical Music Podcast

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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: 00:28:57


A Tune Refracted

1/1/2013
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Eliza Brown's music has been described by Symphony Magazine as "Haunting, delicate and introspective." Eliza speaks about her inspirations and the compositional process for her work A Tune Refracted for harp and wind ensemble. Excerpts from a performance of the work are featured and one of the musicians who gave this performance, oboist Kevin Scott, speaks about the experience. You can also listen to A Tune Refracted in its entirety below.

Duration: 00:25:31