Yes, it’s true! Martin Luther King Jr. studied classical music as a child and had a special place in his heart for the genre. We uncover the details in this podcast and also highlight a famous classical work that played a prominent role in King’s life. Do you know which piece it is?
Autumn fever came early this year with Starbucks’ early release of the PSL. While this podcast is not laden with pumpkin spice, it does offer some autumn classical music!
We’re highlighting Richard Wagner this month since his birthday was last week! His life was full of drama and his music was no less interesting. This episode is packed with trivia and a look at a very famous piece of music that now permeates popular culture. Get ready for some fun!
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!
It has been a long time coming, but we’re pleased to report that Salon97’s podcast is now available on iTunes! The series is nearly two years old now and has featured numerous composers and their work, complete with musical excerpts and fun facts. Listening recommendations and trivia in under 10 minutes can’t be bad, right?… Continue reading The Salon97 Podcast is Now on iTunes!