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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

Inside Keith Jarrett’s improvisations

10/21/2017
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Putting your fingers where Jarrett put his — how much thought does it take? Or does it actually take none at all...

Duration: 00:27:02


Alice's Adventures in ballet

10/21/2017
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Joby Talbot on his critically acclaimed ballet score Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Duration: 00:23:30


Music after the fall

10/20/2017
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Did the end of the Cold War really change the way composers composed?

Duration: 00:31:11


Havana meets Cuba

10/20/2017
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Fusing the music of two Caribbean islands reveals rich pickings.

Duration: 00:21:42


Peter de Jager on Xenakis

10/14/2017
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Architect, polymath, engineer and virtuosic composer—the many sides of Iannis Xenakis explored by pianist Peter de Jager.

Duration: 00:28:10


Robbie Fulks

10/13/2017
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Songs for the American south

Duration: 00:21:26


Requiem for Cambodia

10/13/2017
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Bangsokol - a requiem marking 40 years since Pol Pot's "killing fields" of Cambodia.

Duration: 00:16:51


Handel, Helyard and the Harpsichord

10/7/2017
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Another side of George Frideric Handel - his flamboyant harpsichord.

Duration: 00:27:27


Violeta Parra: 100 years of a Nueva Canción pioneer

10/7/2017
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A century of Violeta Parra — the mother of Latin American folk music.

Duration: 00:22:12


Jan Williams

9/30/2017
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Percussionist for the who's who of American avant garde composers.

Duration: 00:16:12


Valerie June

9/30/2017
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Valerie June grew up at the crossroads of Nashville Country and Memphis Soul, creating her own unique sound from the same "muddy waters" as Tina Turner and Carl Perkins.

Duration: 00:10:22


Old Crow Medicine Show's Ketch Secor

9/30/2017
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Dylan fan, Old Crow Medicine Show front man weaned on Virginian folk music.

Duration: 00:19:05


Melanie Horsnell's love song

9/30/2017
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One of the most candid song-writers around today.

Duration: 00:02:18


Heroes: Simon Cobcroft on Jacqueline du Pré

9/29/2017
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Jacqueline du Pré did for Elgar's Cello Concerto what Glenn Gould did for Bach's Goldberg Variations — made it famous.

Duration: 00:50:58


Fanny Lumsden

9/23/2017
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Fanny Lumsden has a new album and a new tour, heading from town to town in her caravan, bringing music to the beating heart of isolated communities.

Duration: 00:16:06


Wu Man's Pipa

9/23/2017
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The Chinese-American musician responsible for bringing the ancient Chinese lute into the 21st century.

Duration: 00:15:22


Jack Johnson

9/23/2017
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Jack Johnson, surfer, eco-warrior and musician; what comes first?

Duration: 00:14:55


Heroes: Jane Edwards on Dame Joan Sutherland

9/22/2017
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Our Joan; a stupendous hero.

Duration: 00:41:27


Freedman Classical Fellowship winner

9/22/2017
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Matthew Kneale is the first bassoonist to win this award. He's off on a bassoon world domination tour.

Duration: 00:09:49


Wilfrid Mellers

9/16/2017
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Musicologist (a term he hated) author and teacher who adored Beethoven, Dylan and The Beatles in equal measure. He died in 2008 and this is a repeat of an interview from September 2000.

Duration: 00:22:08

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