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Author: Ruth Padel | Narrator: Ruth Padel
Release Date: April 20, 2021
A fascinating poetic journey into the mind and heart of a musical genius, from the author of the celebrated Darwin: A Life in PoemsRuth Padel's new sequence of poems, in four movements, is a personal voyage through the life and legend of one of ...
Author: John Mauceri | Narrator: John Mauceri
Release Date: September 17, 2019
With a lifetime of experience, profound knowledge and understanding, and heartwarming appreciation, an internationally celebrated conductor and teacher answers the questions: Why should I listen to classical music? How can I get the most from the lis...
Author: Anthony Tommasini | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: November 06, 2018
An exploration into the question of greatness from the Chief Classical Music Critic of the New York TimesWhen he began to listen to the great works of classical music as a child, Anthony Tommasini had many questions. Why did a particular piece move h...
Author: Judith Chernaik | Narrator: Judith Chernaik and Nicol Zanzarella
Release Date: September 18, 2018
Drawing on previously unpublished sources, this groundbreaking biography of Robert Schumann sheds new light on the great composer’s life and work. With the rigorous research of a scholar and the eloquent prose of a novelist, Judith Chernaik tak...
Author: Harvey Sachs | Narrator: Patrick Egan
Release Date: June 15, 2010
“All men become brothers . . . Be embraced, ye millions!” The Ninth Symphony, a symbol of freedom and joy, was Beethoven’s mightiest attempt to help humanity find its way from darkness to light, from chaos to peace. Yet the wor...
Author: David Ritz and Lang Lang | Narrator: Feodor Chin
Release Date: July 08, 2008
“Number One” was a phrase my father—and, for that matter, my mother—repeated time and time again. It was a phrase spoken by my parents’ friends and by their friends’ children. Whenever adults discussed the great Ch...
Keyboard ConversationsĀ®: Mozart and Friends Cover
Author: Jeffrey Siegel | Narrator: Jeffrey Siegel
Release Date: June 20, 2006
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel combine the virtuosity and poetry of a world-class pianist with entertaining commentary to create a magical concert experience. His lively, engaging insights and captivating performances make listening...
Keyboard ConversationsĀ®: Mozart and Friends Cover
Author: Jeffrey Siegel | Narrator: Jeffrey Siegel
Release Date: June 20, 2006
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel combine the virtuosity and poetry of a world-class pianist with entertaining commentary to create a magical concert experience. His lively, engaging insights and captivating performances make listening...
Author: Jeffrey Siegel | Narrator: Jeffrey Siegel
Release Date: June 20, 2006
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel combine the virtuosity and poetry of a world-class pianist with entertaining commentary to create a magical concert experience. His lively, engaging insights and captivating performances make listening...
Keyboard ConversationsĀ®: The Power and Passion of Beethoven Cover
Author: Jeffrey Siegel | Narrator: Jeffrey Siegel
Release Date: June 20, 2006
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel combine the virtuosity and poetry of a world-class pianist with entertaining commentary to create a magical concert experience. His lively, engaging insights and captivating performances make listening...
Keyboard ConversationsĀ®: The Power and Passion of Beethoven Cover
Mozart Cover
Author: Peter Gay | Narrator: Alexander Adams
Release Date: December 21, 1999
The greatest mind in Western music is examined by a National Book Award–winning writer on culture and psychology in this concise account of the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The composer’s unshakable hold on the public’s fascinat...
Mozart Cover