In honor of this month’s music, science, and outer space theme, our latest podcast features Gustav Holst and his famous piece, The Planets. If you are new to classical music, The Planets is a great place to start!
In honor of Marches Madness, this month’s podcast is a salute to the illustrious life of John Philip Sousa, “The March King.” Lots of trivia, too! What is your favorite John Philip Sousa march? So many to choose from!
With Thanksgiving just a week away, we celebrate Beethoven and his peacefully gracious “Song of Thanksgiving.” What does “Song of Thanksgiving” make you think of?
Halloween is nearly here! Ready to be spooked? Modest Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain will help with that! Our latest podcast explores the life of Mussorgsky and one of his most famous works.
Classical music is so much more than Beethoven and Mozart! While their work was and is amazing, there are many talented composers right here in the U.S. (past and present) that you have likely never heard of. In a truly American way, each of the composers featured below had a vastly different approach to what… Continue reading American Classical Music.
It isn’t all the same!
This month’s podcast features Johannes Brahms. Just because! Take a few moments to learn a little about his life and hear some of his music. You won’t regret it!
Not a lot is said about Eric Coates, who was known as the King of Light Music in his time. Today is the 127th anniversary of his birth, so we felt this was a great time to put Coates back in the spotlight for a few minutes. He was quite an interesting character! Download this… Continue reading Latest Podcast:
Happy Birthday, Eric Coates!
American Composers Month. It happened! But since it largely took place across the social web rather than on this website, here is a rundown of the awesome we blasted across the web for American Composers Month. And what a good month it was. Enjoy! 1. Gotta get things started with Aaron Copland and Rodeo, of… Continue reading In Case You Missed It:
American Composers Month
In honor of Salon97’s American Composers Month, this month’s podcast is all about John Cage. He was a truly fascinating person. Did you know he was super into mushroom hunting? Dig on in!
Every year at Salon97 we celebrate American composers in the month of July. The whole month! We kicked things off today with a post of all things Aaron Copland. Stop by to listen to a few tunes and grab some trivia! And keep your eye on this space for more great American composers stuff throughout… Continue reading A month-long salute to American Composers begins today!