Summer classical music! From the glistening piano music of Ravel; to summery songs by Berlioz, Barber, and Gershwin; to Mahler and beyond.
Are you ready for more music and data visualization? We sure are! This time we have a fun selection of interactive musical data visualization. You’ll want to bookmark this page for later, as you are likely find yourself slipping down a music and data visualization rabbit hole!
We recently caught up with author (The Orchid Thief, Rin Tin Tin) and New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean to ask her thoughts on classical music. She happens to be a big fan! What is your favorite composer or piece of classical music and why? Handel’s Messiah. It’s gorgeous, stirring, classic, and majestic but human. It’s hard for me to hear it without feeling moved. Is there a piece of classical music you don’t like?
I’m excited to present our first two-part podcast series, and our first playlist edition! I hope you enjoy this summery playlist featuring works by John Philip Sousa, Zoltan Kodaly, Darius Milhaud, Antonio Vivaldi, and Claude Debussy. We’re making the living easy!