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The Musicalist

Summary: Featuring conversations with today's most eminent composers, performers, musical writers and thinkers.

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 Daniel Felsenfeld: They're Just Words | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:21:33

Phil sits down with composer and writer Daniel Felsenfeld to discuss everything from Arthur Berger and Stravinsky to Daniel's latest project: an opera based on the life and times of Alfred Kinsey.

 Anne Akiko Meyers: Vintage Violins and Modern Music | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:23:17

Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers discusses her recent collaborations with composer Mason Bates, and the recording premiere of the Vieuxtemps Guarneri del Gesu violin.

 BJ Leiderman: Life At The Bottom of The Dial | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:25

Composer and songwriter BJ Leiderman talks about his iconic work on National Public Radio, and his first studio album.

 Joshua Smith: Live at The Happy Dog | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:27:37

Cleveland Orchestra principal flutist Joshua Smith talks about his album "Live at The Happy Dog."

 David Maslanka: Healing With Music | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:41:59

Composer David Maslanka talks about the difference between talent and technique, studying composition in the 1960's, and writing serious music for wind ensemble.

 Clint Needham: Dance, Technology and New Music | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:51:47

Clint Needham stops by the podcast to talk about new music, what makes it last, and where it's headed.

 Yolanda Kondonassis: American Harp | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:39:45

Yolanda Kondonassis talks about the rewards and challenges of being a harpist.

 JoAnn Falletta: Hidden Gems | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:28:21

Maestro JoAnn Falletta talks about her life and work, and the state of American music.

 Jennifer Higdon writes an opera | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:39:51

Composer Jennifer Higdon discusses her newly completed opera, Cold Mountain.

 David Rakowski: The Polish Vortex | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:55

Composer David Rakowski talks about the premiere of his second piano concerto.

 Daron Hagen: Running toward the knife | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:33:35

Composer Daron Hagen discusses his life and work, and his upcoming opera, A Woman in Morocco.


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