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Backstage Podcast

By Horrible Requiem

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We love stories, and we love music. We're also keenly aware that classical music has a well-deserved reputation for being boring and unapproachable. Is it possible that sharing the true, unbelievable stories behind some of the world's most famous classical works (and non-classical, down the road), will be the first step towards repairing that reputation? We've set out to give it a try. We dive into the narrative behind works like The Barber of Seville and Beethoven's Ninth to uncover little-known historical facts that you won't find in a text book or hear in a lecture. In short, we tell fascinating stories. They happen to be about classical music. We want our listeners to arrive curious, remain riveted, and leave informed. We want them to be the most interesting people out there. And we want to inspire a renewed interest in classical music.

Customer Reviews

Great Podcast!

As a composer and music history lover, I cannot wait for the next episode to come out! This podcast is taking the pretension out of classical music. Absolutely worth subscribing to!

Actually Really Fun

Pleasantly surprised. Deals with music history but it's really fun to listen to. Cool soundtrack and stories.

Interesting stuff

Very interesting takes on music & culture. Looking forward to seeing how this podcast develops!

Backstage Podcast
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  • Category: Music
  • Language: English

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