Soaring Melodies Olga Kern on the rich, pianistic legacy of Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, the Kern Family and Billy Joel.
Strange Magic On quantifying the sound of a Stradivarius.
Ten Great Classical Music Moments in America Magical moments that enraptured the public at large and became part of the fabric of the American cultural landscape.
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Just in Time The lyricism of Adolph Green.
More Honest Than Words Our man in Queens gets a taste of music therapy.
Playing the Barre The invisible but indispensable ballet rehearsal pianist.
Raw Emotion, Coagulated Blood, Vodka and Gunpowder The Substance of Shostakovich’s Fourth.
Moonlighting Wherein the violinist learns never to judge a cop by his cover.
Lost to the World The roundabout journey of the manuscript to Mahler’s finest song.
Downtown, You’re Legendary Now eighty, a look back at the Village Vanguard’s unlikely path.
C.P.E. Bach Primer Top recordings from the most famous Bach of his time.
Music To Cook By Four chefs share how music and food meet in their kitchens.
Aspiring to Democracy When musicians run their orchestras.
The Pinball Wizard At Forty Dusting off The Who’s rock opera.
recommendedMutter & Orkis: The Silver Album; Les Arts Florissants play Handel; Bavouzet offers Stravinsky; Manfred Honeck conducts polkas and waltzes from the Strausses; Harnoncourt locates Mozart's last symphonies; Szell takes on Haydn; Hope plays an original Mendelssohn; magic from Saariaho; Ozawa conducts Takemitsu; Goerne's Winterreise; concertos by Penderecki; Lewis visits Pictures at an Exhibition
Claude Frank (1925-2014)