ANAM Radio is an English-speaking podcast specialized in the field of classical music and opera. As such, ANAM Radio is a podcast selected by soclassiq, like Morning Classics or The Composer Chronicles and many others. The oldest episode indexed by soclassiq is dated 2016-06-24. Since then, a total of 33 episodes have been recorded and broadcast by ANAM Radio.
ANAM Radio activity
With 3 articles published in the last 90 days, ANAM Radio is currently a not very active podcast. "Not very active" does not mean that ANAM Radio is less interesting than another more prolific source. Each media follows a specific editorial line, recording and broadcasting according to its own rhythm.
This editorial activity is slowing down compared to the previous period.
The last episode in ANAM Radio, "Britten's A Young Person's Guide to Orchestra (Ep 17 2020)", is dated 2020-12-10. By 2020, this podcast had published 17 episodes.
ANAM Radio in the last 36 months
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Duration (h:m:s): 9:50
Episode 17, 2020: Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to Orchestra Friday 11 December 2020 For his final year as ANAM’s Artistic Director, Nick Deutsch originally planned to start and end the year performing with the complete ANAM cohort and faculty. However, 2020 had other plans. Yet as he proved, “no pandemic will stand in our way”. In this special episode of …
Duration (h:m:s): 17:28
Episode 16, 2020: Antheil’s Ballet Mécanique Wednesday 18 November 2020 For ANAM Radio’s final 2020 episode, Phil Lambert (ANAM Music Librarian) and Peter Neville (ANAM Head of Percussion) talk about one of the 20th Century’s unique, bizarre and outrageous compositions, George Antheil’s Ballet Mécanique. Born in New Jersey, Antheil found himself in Paris in the 1920s along with other …
Duration (h:m:s): 9:22
Episode 15, 2020: Dvořák’s Quintet in A major Wednesday 4 November 2020 ANAM alumnus Laurence Matheson (piano 2016) and ANAM Music Librarian Phil Lambert agree that Dvořák was quite happy when he wrote his Quintet in A major in his country estate in Vysoká, Czech Republic in the summer of 1887. Yet, this light and folk-influenced composition finishes with a …
Duration (h:m:s): 12:43
Episode 14, 2020: Bottesini’s Double Bass Concerto Wednesday 21 October 2020 Giovanni Bottesini is considered to be one of the most colourful and mysterious celebrities of 19thcentury music. Although his Double Bass Concerto no. 2 is considered to be a staple in every double bassist’s repertoire, there is unfortunately no surviving orchestral score written in the composer’s hand. Bottesini’s lack …
Duration (h:m:s): 11:20
Episode 13, 2020: Finnissy’s Ru Tchou (The Ascent of the Sun) Wednesday 7 October 2020 A virtuoso pianist himself, British composer Michael Finnissy has been at the forefront of new music for the last fifty years. He composed Ru Tchou in 1975 for a concert series in Taiwan and intended it to be a musical ritual for welcoming the sunrise. …
Duration (h:m:s): 9:39
Episode 12, 2020: de Falla’s Concerto for Harpsichord Wednesday 23 September 2020 When pianist Wanda Landowska asked composer Manuel de Falla to write a composition inspired by Baroque music, she envisioned the piece to be played on a harpsichord. To this end, Landowska also commissioned the French firm Pleyel to build the instrument for her which they indulged with four …
Duration (h:m:s): 10:09
Episode 11, 2020: Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons Wednesday 9 September 2020 It was in 1725 in the city of Amsterdam when Venetian virtuoso and composer, Antonio Vivaldi’s Il cimento dell’armonia e inventione or The Contest between harmony and invention was published. The composition was made up of twelve sets of concertos for violin, strings and continuo. Its first …
Duration (h:m:s): 7:05
Episode 10, 2020: Chopin’s Barcarolle Wednesday 19 August 2020 It is surprising to know that Frédéric François Chopin wrote the Barcarolle without having had the chance to visit Venice during his lifetime. A barcarolle is a Venetian gondolier's song, and Chopin wrote his in 1845. ANAM Alumnus Adam McMillan (piano 2017) tells ANAM Music Librarian Phil Lambert about Chopin’s …
Duration (h:m:s): 8:14
Episode 9, 2020: Mozart’s Six German Dances Wednesday 12 August 2020 This week we revisit Mozart’s first time in Prague in 1787 where he wrote the first of his ten sets of German Dances. But first, Phil Lambert (ANAM Music Librarian) clarifies that the music in the elegant ballroom scenes in film adaptations of Jane Austen’s novels where couples dance …
Duration (h:m:s): 12:17
Episode 8, 2020: Strauss’s Metamorphosen Wednesday 5 August 2020 The position of Richard Strauss during the Second World War was truly tragic. Already an esteemed composer during his time, he was used by the Nazi Party as a validation of its program. His contrasting political view was compromised by his desire to protect his Jewish family members. The war ended …