Beethoven: The Basics with Andy Bush
Beethoven: The Basics with Andy Bush is an English-speaking podcast specialized in the field of classical music and opera. As such, Beethoven: The Basics with Andy Bush is a podcast selected by soclassiq, like Keep Classical Weird or This Classical Life and many others. The oldest episode indexed by soclassiq is dated 2020-05-13. Since then, a total of 11 episodes have been recorded and broadcast by Beethoven: The Basics with Andy Bush.
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Duration (h:m:s): 15:36
In the final episode of the series, Andy takes a look at some of Beethoven’s later works and asks his guests to explain which 1 piece of his music best describes the great composer’s legacy and influence. References to tour merch, Wimpy and privet hedges may also feature. Many thanks to the following musicians who contributed to this episode: Pianist …
Duration (h:m:s): 13:08
In the penultimate episode, Andy Bush turns to Beethoven’s ill health and explores how it affected his music. How he was able to continue composing as he became increasingly deaf? Andy gains insight from Maya Iwabuchi, leader of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, clarinettist Julian Bliss, cellist Matthew Barley, pianist Stephen Hough, conductor Karin Hendrickson and Scala Radio presenter and …
Duration (h:m:s): 17:38
Andy Bush investigates Beethoven’s skills on stage, as a pianist, improviser and conductor, and finds useful parallels with Donkey Kong, dry ice and Dane Bowers. The guests in this episode are conductors Karin Hendrickson, Jonathon Heyward and Sir Mark Elder, pianist Stephen Hough, cellist Matthew Barley, clarinettist Julian Bliss and composer and Scala Radio presenter Jack Pepper. …
Duration (h:m:s): 13:47
Andy Bush takes a look at the premieres of Beethoven's works that have gone down in history and manages to include references to in-flight safety videos, good soup and premium rate phone lines. The guests in this episode are conductors Sir Mark Elder and Karin Hendrickson, pianist Stephen Hough and clarinettist Julian Bliss. This podcast features clips of …
Duration (h:m:s): 13:07
Andy Bush finds out who kept a roof over Ludwig’s head by commissioning him to write music. Turns out there were quite a few princes, but only one of them was called a donkey… The guests in this episode are conductor Carlo Rizzi, leader of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra Maya Iwabuchi, Anna Phoebe from AVAWAVES, cellist Matthew Barley, conductor …
Duration (h:m:s): 11:57
Andy Bush takes a look at Ludwig's friends, frenemies and the significant members of his family. References to X-men, index fingers and Bond villains also feature. The guests in this episode are conductor Karin Hendrickson, composer and Scala Radio presenter Jack Pepper, cellist Matthew Barley and clarinettist Julian Bliss. The extracts of Beethoven’s Symphonies 5 & 9 are performed by …
Duration (h:m:s): 14:49
Andy Bush finds out about the objects of Beethoven's affections - and it turns out there were quite a few. Who was the Immortal Beloved? Who's the Elise in 'Fur Elise'? And where do llamas and bowls of urine come into all of this? The guests in this podcast are clarinettist Julian Bliss, violinist Nicola Benedetti, conductor Karin …
Duration (h:m:s): 11:02
We’ll begin at the beginning - in Bonn, to be precise, where Beethoven was born in 1770. Andy finds out about the young Ludwig’s home life, including a supportive mother and a less than supportive father. How did Beethoven’s upbringing shape his personality and work ethic? What was Beethoven like at school? And how exactly does Andy manage to crowbar …
Duration (h:m:s): 11:56
In this episode, Andy Bush takes a look at the composers who proved to be the biggest influences on a young Ludwig, namely Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Franz Joseph Haydn. Celebrity chefs, Mr Miyagi and Louis Theroux also get a mention as well… The guests in this podcast are cellist Matthew Barley, conductor Jonathon Heyward, clarinettist Julian Bliss, …
Duration (h:m:s): 12:46
Andy Bush gets to grips with Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.0, musical terminology such as ‘WoO’ and his first completed symphony, somehow managing to find parallels with King’s Cross station, butter adverts and Beverly Hills 90210. The guests in this podcast are Scala Radio presenter and composer Jack Pepper, conductor Carlo Rizzi, cellist Matthew Barley, clarinettist Julian Bliss …