Music


Gregorian Chant Explained

Prof. Julie E. Cumming and Dr. Peter Schubert discuss the historical and religious impact of Gregorian Chant on ancient and modern society.

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August 8, 2014 at 2:25 pm


The Music of Emily Carr’s Pines

Dr. Eleanor Stubley talks about Canadian composer Jean Coulthard’s fascination with Emily Carr, and how her paintings influenced Coulthard’s musical works.

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August 8, 2014 at 1:45 pm


Capturing Bach

As a performer himself, Professor Ilya Poletaev discusses the interpretations of Bach’s compositions and how they came to be so diverse.

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August 8, 2014 at 12:08 pm


What you should know before you buy that Strad

Dr. Gary Scavone discusses his research on the quality of string instruments and their influence on musicians.

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August 8, 2014 at 10:44 am


The Secrets of Music Theory

Nicole Biamonte talks about the The Secrets of Music Theory in this episode.

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August 7, 2014 at 10:11 am


Shelley Stein-Sacks: Presence and Experience

Talent, passion and dedication are musts, so are presence and experience. What that means and why it matters.

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October 14, 2011 at 2:15 pm


Rémi Bolduc: Talk Jazz with Rémi!

What goes through the mind of a jazz improviser? Harmony, form, inner time, inner ear – what do these terms mean? Rémi Bolduc teaches you to understand and appreciate jazz by illustrating the basics through the ears of a jazz musician.

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October 14, 2011 at 2:15 pm


Mark Fewer: Voice of the Violin

From the early baroque to jazz and the contemporary avant garde – discover how composers and innovators can’t get enough of the violin, and why so many think of it as the closest instrument to the human voice.

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October 14, 2011 at 2:15 pm


Hank Knox: Making Old Things New

Watch us undo centuries of technological and musical evolution, excavating instruments from three or more centuries ago, peering at the marks on old sheets of music, arguing over the instruction manuals and comments of our musical predecessors… all in the service of bringing forth forgotten musical treasures and revealing them as they might have been when they were new.

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October 14, 2011 at 2:15 pm


Richard King: How to Make a Recording in Three Easy Steps

Recording music follows three basic chapters: Recording, editing, and mixing. This lecture will provide a guided tour of a recording project from start to finish, from the audio engineer’s point of view. Audio examples will be presented and explained in detail, according to their role in the project.

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October 14, 2011 at 2:15 pm