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The Baroque Flute & Luis Martinez Pueyo [me:mo]

The Baroque Flute & Luis Martinez Pueyo [me:mo]

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Louis, we have known each other for several years now, ever since we studied here together – and since I’m doing me:mo I always wanted to have you here as a guest on my show. But it turns out that it’s surprisingly difficult to get a hold of you. You are always playing concerts, or […]

The sound that connects Stravinsky to Bruno Mars

The sound that connects Stravinsky to Bruno Mars

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I’ll play it again. It’s a sound effect called an orchestra hit. Bruno Mars, he’s the king of nostalgia and he used that effect in “Finesse” to take you back to the 80’s. Take a listen to any pop, dance, or hip hop song in the 80’s or 90’s and you’re gonna hear a version […]

How a Spy Changed the Sound of Horror Movies

How a Spy Changed the Sound of Horror Movies

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Have you ever wondered how those sounds became associated with horror films? Sounds are critical to most films– they can help establish a scene’s mood, provide insight into characters, and alert the viewer to important information. There are two major camps of film soundscapes. Sounds that the audience can hear (but the characters on screen […]

To All Lovers of Song and Music

To All Lovers of Song and Music

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hi hi Amanda how are you doing good glad are you excited to have some piano lessons yeah yeah v2 you ready to come in hey let’s come on in perfect job Amanda alright so this is a piano they were played one before now No so we have keys on the piano what colors […]

Erik Satie | History’s Weirdest and Most Eccentric Musician

Erik Satie | History’s Weirdest and Most Eccentric Musician

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If you watched movies, TV or just been around on earth, you’ve probably heard this song. That’s from French composer and pianist Erik Satie. And by all accounts, he was thought of as a crazed and talentless musician in his formative years. But Satie’s work set the tone for experimentation for the next century musicians, […]

Composition Masterclass #2: Seven Sharps and Score Order

Composition Masterclass #2: Seven Sharps and Score Order

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welcome to the second video in the composition masterclass series before we get into the pieces I want to set a few ground rules for how this series will progress going forward I'm willing to look at any piece from anyone but I don't feel as if it's right to give repeat appearances to those […]

How DAWs Changed the Music Industry

How DAWs Changed the Music Industry

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The Romantic Period   Part Two Program Music, Nationalism EDITED VERSION

The Romantic Period Part Two Program Music, Nationalism EDITED VERSION

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The Truth About Little Richard Might Surprise You

The Truth About Little Richard Might Surprise You

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Richard Penniman the golden voice Jim from Georgia who's better known as Little Richard infused his performances with a flair previously unseen in the music industry he was a trailblazer and the trendsetter and the only thing crazier than Little Richard's impact on music is its life story psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud believed babies view their […]

Great Composers: Dmitri Shostakovich

Great Composers: Dmitri Shostakovich

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yes I can yeah II enjoyed great personal struggles through one of the most artistically repressive regimes of our time some of them was powerful and emotionally rock music there was on the classical murder today we're talking about Dmitri Shostakovich Shostakovich was born in seed Petersburg in 1906 and was destined to be the […]