The CoffeeHouse Classical
By Rocky Mountain Student Media
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The Coffeehouse Classical Podcast comes to you from Asa and Allison: two clarinetists and lovers of all things classical music, who are excited to share their love of the genre! Each 15-30 minute episode, we choose an excellent classical work and guide you through the history, technical aspects and more of what makes each piece great!
||CleanEpisode 32: Vivaldi and The Autumn Concerto||We're going back to Baroque this week for a seasonally appropriate work, the Violin Concerto in F Major "Autumn" by Italian composer, Antonio Vivaldi.||10/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 31: Faure and Violin Sonata No. 1||Welcome to the CoffeeHouse classical music salon-podcast! We're simply delighted you could join us today. Do relax and enjoy this scrumptious piece from the French ...||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 30: Rachmaninoff and Symphony No. 2, Mvt. III||Do you know this melody? If not, you will after this episode about one of the great melody composers, Serge Rachmaninoff and his iconic Symphony ...||9/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29: Scott Joplin and the Magnetic Rag||Step right up folks, and be dazzled by the miraculous Rag King himself: Scott Joplin! Tap your toes to his upbeat music, and join us ...||8/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 28: Carl Orff and “O Fortuna” from Carmina Burana||You may have been hearing this week's piece from various sources for years, but have you ever heard of its composer, Carl Orff? We're back ...||8/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27: Roger Quilter and Where the Rainbow Ends||As we reach this midpoint of summer, we might stop to reminisce about childhood joys. This suite of music by Roger Quilter is the perfect ...||7/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 26: Shostakovich and the Festive Overture||Happy Birthday to us here at the CoffeeHouse Classical Music Podcast! That’s right, it’s been one year since our first episode went live. So, we’re ...||7/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 25: Sousa and The Free Lance March (4th of July Holiday Special)||You'll need some good walking shoes this week as we march into the history of John Philip Sousa and his Free Lance March. It's a ...||7/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24: The Bach Family (Father’s Day Special)||A happy Father's Day to all our listeners out there! We have a holiday special of sorts today featuring a bunch of Bachs! You didn't ...||6/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23: Weill and Symphony No. 2||We're at it again with a composer who loved the theatre but was equally as comfortable in the concert hall: German composer Kurt Weill. His ...||6/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22: Gershwin and the Second Rhapsody||Put on your dancing shoes and get your jazz hands ready! We're looking at George Gershwin's lesser known, yet still jazzy and fun Second Rhapsody. ...||5/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: Copland and the Red Pony Suite||You may know American composer Aaron Copland for his ballets or symphonies, but did you know he was also composed numerous film scores? The Red ...||5/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: Ralph Vaughan Williams and A Sea Symphony||Behold the spine-tingling symphony about exploration and the sea on this 20th episode of the CoffeeHouse Classical Podcast! We'll delve into the modern British sound ...||4/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: The Music of David Maslanka||Welcome to the wonderful world of wind band music from contemporary composer David Maslanka! We'll be doing a comparative analysis of some of his epic ...||4/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Clara Schumann and the Scherzo in D Minor||This week we invite you to fall in love with the German romantic pianist, Clara Schumann. Her works are just as stunning as her husband's ...||3/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Soler and the Fandango in D Minor||We'll go on a whirlwind trip to Spain and dance our way out of the Baroque era and into the Classical!||3/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: John Dowland and The Lowest Trees Have Tops||Hear ye, hear ye! Today the CoffeeHouse travels back to merry old Renaissance England to explore the world of John Dowland. We'll delve into one ...||2/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Balakirev and the Symphony No. 1 in C Major||We're traveling to the Mother Land of Russia this week to explore the massive influence of a little-known composer. Get ready to feel the power ...||2/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Debussy and Premier Rhapsody||Join us as we journey once again to France! Debussy is one of the more well known composers, and his Premier Rhapsody is a real ...||1/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
So eye opening!
I love how The CoffeeHouse talks about popular composers' less known works! As someone who loves discovering new music, this is a great guide for my listening. It's also fun that groups of episodes relate to eachother- it really puts the history in a global context.