Your Classical Music Adventure
Begin your classical adventure! In 10 minutes or less, you'll discover new (or new to you) classical music with lots of trivia along the way. Join us online at www.salon97.org!
info_outline The Star Wars Soundtrack aka "The Best Film Score Ever" 01/31/2015
The Star Wars Soundtrack aka "The Best Film Score Ever" It happens to be Oscar season, but we love film scores any time of year! In this month's podcast, we discuss the beloved Star Wars soundtrack, which was designated "the best film score ever" by the American Film Institute. You won't believe where the music actually came from!
info_outline The "King of Jazz" Won't Shoot Your Eye Out! 07/28/2014
The "King of Jazz" Won't Shoot Your Eye Out! In this month's podcast, we highlight the life and music of American composer Ferde Grofe. Many aren't aware of the enormous contributions Grofe made to classical music (and jazz!) in this country, but you'll learn all about it here!Join Salon97 online:www.salon97.org http://twitter.com/salon97 http://www.facebook.com/salon97 gplus.to/salon97 http://pinterest.com/salon97/http://salon97.tumblr.com/http://www.youtube.com/user/Salon97Musichttp://www.rdio.com/people/Salon97/
info_outline Richard Wagner, a Bunch of Drama, and Ride of the Valkyries 05/28/2014
Richard Wagner, a Bunch of Drama, and Ride of the Valkyries 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!
info_outline DYK? Martin Luther King Jr. Dug Classical Music 01/16/2014
DYK? Martin Luther King Jr. Dug Classical Music 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?
info_outline Salon97's 2012 Summer Classical Playlist: Part 2 08/16/2012
Salon97's 2012 Summer Classical Playlist: Part 2 It's time for part two of our 2012 Summer Classical Playlist! Get ready for a sample of tunes from Copland, Zaimont, Ravel, Delius, and Mendelssohn. And yes, we're *still* making the livin' easy. Enjoy!
info_outline Salon97's 2012 Summer Classical Playlist: Part 1 07/03/2012
Salon97's 2012 Summer Classical Playlist: Part 1 Summertime is here! How best to celebrate? Make a playlist! In part one of this two-part series we explore works by John Philip Sousa, Zoltan Kodaly, Darius Milhaud, Antonio Vivaldi, and Claude Debussy. We're makin' the living easy!
info_outline William Grant Still--The Dean of African American Composers 05/18/2012
William Grant Still--The Dean of African American Composers You've probably never heard of William Grant Still, but he was awesome! A very talented American composer with tons of rich, melodic music under his belt. Hear a preview of some of the magic he created!