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The Music Show

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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

Paco Peña

8/19/2017
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"The guitar found me ...and it really made me, in that sense, a social person..." Paco Peña.

Duration: 00:25:19


Altered States 3: Shana L Redmond

8/19/2017
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Anthems and politics through history.

Duration: 00:26:27


Benjamin Britten's The Rape of Lucretia

8/18/2017
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Benjamin Britten's chamber opera about female violation and Christian morality gets a modern make-over.

Duration: 00:23:23


Yoiking with Ánde Somby

8/18/2017
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Yoiking, which comes from the Sami people of northern Europe, is one of the oldest musical traditions in the world. Having a yoik is as important as having a name.

Duration: 00:24:02


Remembering Janet Seidel (1955-2017)

8/12/2017
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A singular voice in Australian jazz and a fine pianist to boot died this week aged only 62.

Duration: 00:05:49


Kate Neal's Valley of Lost Things

8/12/2017
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Kate Neal's new work for the Sydney Symphony steers away from any particular musical form and or style, instead focuses on the grey space between John Adams and Pierre Boulez.

Duration: 00:18:54


Altered States 2: Henry Rollins

8/12/2017
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Former musician and current radio host on punk, politics and his nostalgia for Bush.

Duration: 00:23:35


Cage + Zappa @ ANAM

8/11/2017
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John Cage and Frank Zappa don't have a huge amount in common, other than both being smokers, but they are being celebrated in a concert that features pianos filled with bolts, nuts and plastic.

Duration: 00:24:01


Paul Kelly: Life is Fine

8/11/2017
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Optimism is the hall mark of Paul Kelly's new album.

Duration: 00:17:11


Melbourne's Little Bands movement

8/5/2017
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From the late 70s, Melbourne's post punk scene was defined by distinct locations, and ideologies and Little Bands. The idea: get together, perform, self-destruct, but for one night in July, they did it all over again.

Duration: 00:15:49


Altered States with Julian Day

8/5/2017
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Making art in Trump's America

Duration: 00:23:38


Jewish music and theatre out of the shadows

8/4/2017
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Jewish music and theatre once thought lost or forgotten are celebrated in this international touring festival.

Duration: 00:18:39


Chasing John Coltrane

8/4/2017
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Bill Clinton, Wynton Marsalis and Carlos Santana on one of the greatest musicians of the 20th Century.

Duration: 00:24:27


Umberto Clerici's cello odyssey

7/29/2017
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How do J.S Bach's cello suites prepare us for their modern equivalents? It's all in the dances.

Duration: 00:23:54


Heroes 4: Katie Noonan on Vince Jones

7/29/2017
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Katie Noonan explains how her hero, singer Vince Jones, taught her groove, tone and how to sing jazz.

Duration: 00:19:41


Manu Delago's Hang

7/28/2017
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An upside down wok with holes becomes the latest concerto instrument. What the dickins?

Duration: 00:18:05


The Handmaid's Tale

7/22/2017
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Author Margaret Atwood on the opera of the book that created a TV sensation.

Duration: 00:13:22


Heroes: Lyndon Terracini on Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

7/22/2017
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Opera Australia's Lyndon Terracini on why his hero Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau was the greatest singer of the 20th century.

Duration: 00:26:25


Valérie Hartmann Claverie & the Ondes Martenot

7/21/2017
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What do horror movie soundtracks and Olivier Messiaen have in common? The ondes martenot of course.

Duration: 00:07:56


Simone Young

7/21/2017
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This great Australian conducting "export" on Bruckner, Messiaen, Wagner and going freelance.

Duration: 00:18:23

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