Discovering Classical Music
Discovering Classical Music is an English-speaking podcast specialized in the field of classical music and opera. As such, Discovering Classical Music is a podcast selected by soclassiq, like A Minute with Miles or New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher and many others. The oldest episode indexed by soclassiq is dated 2019-03-17. Since then, a total of 10 episodes have been recorded and broadcast by Discovering Classical Music.
Discovering Classical Music activity
Discovering Classical Music seems to be on pause right now, since no episode has been published for 3 months. The last episode in Discovering Classical Music, "#10: Tchaikovsky - Symphony 6 'Pathetique'", is dated 2020-02-15.
"On pause" does not mean, however, that Discovering Classical Music will not resume its activity soon, nor that its episodes are less interesting than another more active source.
This editorial activity is no different from that recorded for the previous period.
Discovering Classical Music in the last 36 months
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Duration (h:m:s): 19:04
A listener's guide to Tchaikovsky's Sixth Symphony, the 'Pathetique', featuring a bit of history, a guide to the music, and recommended recordings. Discover Tchaikovsky's final piece - his swansong, premiered a week before his death.
Duration (h:m:s): 31:51
A listener's guide to Rimsky-Korsakov's famous suite based on the tales of 'Arabian Nights'; with a contextual history, plenty of musical examples, and recommended recordings too. Visit nkoda.com for a huge supply of sheet music, straight to your Tablet, Phone, or Laptop.
Duration (h:m:s): 26:32
A listener's guide to one of Beethoven's great programmatic symphonic works, depicting the countryside; with a contextual history, plenty of musical examples, and recommended recordings too.
Duration (h:m:s): 37:52
A listener's guide to Berlioz's Magnum Opus - Symphonie Fantastique, famously inspired by a drug-induced, opium trip where the artist fantasizes about his beloved, then his own public execution, then his dark, Satanic funeral. Lots of musical examples, and recommended recordings at the end.
Duration (h:m:s): 16:18
A listener's guide to Britten's 'Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra', also known as 'Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell'. This podcast goes through how Britten ingeniously introduces to us the different elements of the orchestra, through a compelling piece of music, ending with an explosive, brilliant, and mindblowingly complex fugue. Recommended recordings at the end. Visit …
Duration (h:m:s): 37:58
A listener's guide to Dvorak's "New World" Symphony. After a review of its 'American' qualities, and its use of spirituals and folk music, this episode provides a walkthrough of the symphony, with plenty of musical examples, and recommended recordings too.
Duration (h:m:s): 27:06
A listener's guide to Saint-Saëns' famous and popular Third Symphony, known commonly as the 'Organ' Symphony. After a quick overview of the historical context and position of this symphony, this episode will guide you through Saint-Saëns' 'Organ' Symphony, with plenty of musical examples, and recommended recordings at the end.
Duration (h:m:s): 29:56
A listener's guide to Beethoven's famous and popular Fifth Symphony in C minor. After an overview of the historical context of this symphony and Beethoven's life, this podcast will take you on a guide through Beethoven's Symphony no. 5, with plenty of musical examples - a symphony which changed classical music forever.
Duration (h:m:s): 36:37
A listener's guide to Mahler's epic Second Symphony, the 'Resurrection' Symphony. After an overview of Mahler's life and works, we go into detail (about 8 minutes in), with plenty of musical examples, on Mahler Symphony no. 2 - a masterpiece of late Romantic, 20th century Classical Music
Duration (h:m:s): 22:17
A Listener's Guide to Holst - The Planets 0:20 - Introduction to "Discovering Classical Music" Series 0:49 - The Mission of This Series 2:12 - Introduction to Holst and The Planets 4:44 - Mars, The Bringer of War 8:38 - Venus, The Bringer of Peace 10:05 - Mercury, The Winged Messenger 11:04 - Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity 14:07 …