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Sticky Notes: The Classical Music Podcast

Hello and welcome to Sticky Notes: The Classical Music Podcast!  This podcast is for anyone who loves classical music, or is just getting ready to dive in for the very first time.  Thanks so much, and I hope you enjoy it!  

Aug 30, 2018

Dvorak came to the USA in December of 1892.  Three years later, he returned to Bohemia.  In the meantime, he wrote three of his most popular pieces and three of the most popular pieces in all of classical music, the American String Quartet, the Cello Concerto, and the topic for today, his New world Symphony.  Season 4...


Aug 23, 2018

Only one more week until the premiere of Season 4!  In the meantime, take one more look back at a favorite episode of mine, Medieval Music in 60 Minutes.  We'll explore some of the first ever composers that we have records of, and take a deep dive into topics such as the Ethiopian Saint Yared, Gregorian...


Aug 16, 2018

This week, we're taking a look back at the premiere of Season 3, exploring 4 of the greatest pieces of the French master, Maurice Ravel. Through the Piano Concerto for the Left Hand, Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Tombeau de Couperin, and of course, Bolero, we dive into the incredibly unique and wonderful style of...


Aug 9, 2018

This week on Sticky Notes we dive into Film Music!  For almost 100 years, filmgoers have been captivated by the music of composers like John Williams, Bernard Herrmann, Erich Korngold, Dmitri Shostakovich, Max Steiner, Charlie Chaplin, and more.  On this week's episode, we'll find out why.  We will also talk about the...


Aug 2, 2018

We all need some humor in our life, and even though classical music is often thought of as a very serious art form, that is not always the case! In fact, there is no shortage of jokes, witticisms, and hilarity in the music of Joseph Haydn. Haydn was not only a jokester, but he was also one of the most...