By Yale School of Music
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Distinguished faculty and students from the Yale School of Music discuss performances, composers and pieces in this collection of music lectures. Also included are selections of noted composers from historic interviews.
||Aaron Copland: A profile from Yale's Oral History of American Music Project||Aaron Copland, (1900-1990) major figure in American composition and leader in the promotion and establishment of American music, was interviewed by Vivian Perlis for Yale’s Oral History American Music Project (OHAM) between 1975 and 1978.||8/8/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||A Lifetime Spent With Music||Anne Walters Robertson, the Claire Dux Swift Distinguished Service Professor in Music at the University of Chicago, speaking on the occasion of being awarded the Wilbur Cross Medal by the Yale Graduate School.||10/24/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||Boris Berman, pianist, on Prokofiev||Boris Berman, Professor of Piano, Chair of the Piano department at the Yale School of Music, and one of the world’s leading authorities on the life and music of Sergei Prokofiev talks with Yale piano student David Kaplan about Prokofiev.||4/23/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Celebrating The New Taylor & Boody Organ In Marquand Chapel||The builders of the new organ in Marquand Chapel, George Taylor, John Boody, and Martin Jean discuss their inspiring creation.||10/24/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||Charles Ives: From Historic Interviews||Charles Edward Ives was born in Danbury, CT in 1874 and since his death in 1954 has been recognized as one of the most imaginative, diverse and experimental composers of the 20th century.||10/23/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||Virgil Thomson: Excerpts From Historic Interviews||Perlis & Van Cleve's Oral History of American Music archive, Thomson interview excerpts (1977-1980)||6/11/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Die Fledermaus: A Discussion by the Artistic Staff of Yale Opera||Grant Meachum talks with Artistic Director Doris Yarick-Cross, stage director Marc Verzatt and conductor Jeremy Silver, with musical examples.||2/5/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Yale Baroque Opera Project||Yale Baroque Opera Project||2/11/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
Boris Berman lecture
I recently bought the Berman book on the Prokofiev sonatas and have taught his music many times in classes. It was wonderful to have this very fine interview available to pass on to students.