An hour-long sampling of music inspired by literature, from countless centuries ago to today.
Some of our recent programs:
A selection of pieces sure to please plus a 100th-year birthday tribute to Hawaiian musician Gabby Pahinui.
A sure sign of spring and other good news.
The woman we all know and the story we are never told.
The music of spring to welcome the return of vibrant, verdant, new life to the northern hemisphere.
A sampling of Aaron Copeland’s music written for Martha Graham’s ballet, which she named Appalachian Spring, and a host of others celebrating the arrival of spring.
A moving portrait of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Elis Regina, and Helo Pinheira, the Girl from Ipanema.
An exploration of the finest celebration of spring, Aguas de Março, and the unparalleled artistry of Antonio Carlos Jobim.
Chinese composer Tan Dun leads off this week’s program with a sampling from his soundtrack to the film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. And also a little tango from the French group L’Armenonville.
A sampling of the work of Gabriel Yared,the Lebanese/French film composer, as well as a selection of other works certain to please.
We celebrate Mardi Gras this week with Gal Costa and Bossa Nova and a sampling of others sure to please.