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 and Salon97’s previous podcast episodes on Libsyn!
May 29, 2013 marks the centenary of Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring. Whether you love it or hate it, Rite of Spring paved the path of classical music in the 21st century. It’s a roller coaster ride of a piece, so if you are unfamiliar with it, today is a great day to give it a try! (That image above is a hat tip to Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, by the way. Another must!) People the
For those moments when you need to take a deep breath and chill out for a few minutes, listen to the pieces featured in this month’s podcast!
In March, we did something a little different. In lieu of our monthly podcast, we visited the studios of San Francisco Public Radio station KALW to participate in an episode of VoiceBox, a wonderful show investigating all things vocal music with Chloe Veltman at the helm. And what fun it was! Chloe baked cupcakes, I brought wine, and we had two Salon97 community members with us discussing their thoughts on the music we featured on
In honor of Presidents Day, our latest podcast features some very meaty works inspired by past presidents. Dig in!
Yay, Part 2 is here! Get ready for a sample of tunes from Copland, Zaimont, Ravel, Delius, and Mendelssohn. And yes, we’re *still* making the livin’ easy. Enjoy!