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MSO Radio Hour: Unpacking Beethoven's Ninth

For the season premiere of the Missouri Symphony Orchestra Radio Hour, masetro Kirk Trevor talked about the importance of being ready to conduct Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and speculation the the composer worked with a broken metronome.

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Classical News from NPR

It's become an annual tradition for NPR to host a live band in our studios for a full day. This year, we upped the ante and invited around 70 musicians from Washington, D.C.'s National Symphony Orchestra to play the musical interludes between stories on All Things Considered.

To mark the end of Black History Month, it is only fitting to feature a song by an ultramodern band called Harriet Tubman, named after the celebrated abolitionist and activist who led hundreds of slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman's birth name, Araminta, provides a suitable title for the band's latest album, which dropped Friday.

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Alice K Dade

Alice K Dade has a recital this Sunday with pianist Peter Miyamoto. Dade talked with Trevor Harris for this week's Mizzou Music about the flutist's roles as an educator, performer and recording artist. 


MU School of Music

Josh Reed programmed music from the canon and new works for tonight's MU Concert Jazz Band performance. Reed is the newly appointed director of jazz studies at the University of Missouri. 

Joseph Karl Stieler

For the season premiere of the Missouri Symphony Orchestra Radio Hour, masetro Kirk Trevor talked about the importance of being ready to conduct Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and speculation the the composer worked with a broken metronome.

Barbara Johnson, University Photographer / University of Notre Dame

Fresh off their performance at last Sunday's Grammy ceremony where they took home the award for best chamber ensemble, Third Coast Percussion visits Columbia this Friday evening. The group's Rob Dillon talked with Trevor Harris for this week's episode of Mizzou Music. 


Peter Miyamoto

Peter Miyamoto previewed his Friday recital on a recent episode of Mizzou Music.

KWBU

Author and Baylor University professor Robert Darden tells stories and plays recordings from the Baylor University Libraries' Black Gospel Music Restoration Project in a series of two-minute segments.

Dale H. Lloyd / University of Missouri School of Music

When Julia Bentley came to MU last summer, the new member of the voice faculty wanted to teach her students. She also wanted to sing with her colleagues. On a recent episode of Mizzou Music, Bentley and Stephen Jepson previewed an upcoming recital. Also on this week's show, Anthony Glise looked ahead to the MU Honors Guitar Quartet's winter tour and Megan Arns gives us a look at her percussion studio.

Dale Lloyd

In advance of the MU Wind Ensemble's winter tour, Dr. Brian Silvey dropped by the Classical 90.5 studios to talk about who's making the trip, their concert program and why 45 MU scholars made the trip this week to play for nine St. Louis area high schools.

Dale Lloyd / University of Missouri School of Music

New music is a major focus at the MU School of Music. On this week's episode of Mizzou Music Jacob Gotlib shares some of the compositional highlights of 2016 and looks ahead to works we'll be hearing in 2017.


Stephanie Berg

Stephanie Berg came to MU as a clarinetist and left a composer. The St. Louis resident was a guest on Mizzou Music where she talked with Trevor Harris about her time at MU and her post graduation successes.


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