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Program 564: Covers of the Classics

KALW Broadcast Date: June 14, 2019 | Host: Liam Herb

From mechanized 19th century instruments, to disco covers, to works inspired by the classics, this program covers the many different ways people have chosen to deal with the music that came before them.

Program Audio

30-Second Spot

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Title: Also Sprach Zarathustra arr. Deodato
Composer: Richard Strauss
Performers: Eumir Deodato and Ensemble
Recording Title: Prelude
Record Label:  Sony
Catalog Number: SMM 504857 2


Title: Selections from Tannhäuser
Composer: Richard Wagner
Performers: 19th Century Merry-Go-Round Organ
Recording Title: Wagner Mécanique
Record Label: Oehms Classics
Catalog Number: 330


Title: Claire de Lune, Arabesque No. 1
Composer: Claude Debussy
Performers: Isao Tomita
Recording Title: Snowflakes are Dancing
Record Label: RCA
Catalog Number: ARL1-0488


Title: Dark Waters
Composer: Ingram Marshall
Performers:  Libby Van Cleve and Ingram Marshall
Recording Title: Dark Waters
Record Label: New Albion Records
Catalog Number: NA 112


Title: Songs My Mother Taught Me
Composer: Charles Ives
Performers: Theo Bleckmann and Kneebody
Recording Title: 12 Songs by Charles Ives
Record Label: Music Edition
Catalog Number: 910 147-2


Title: Finale from The Firebird Suite
Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Performers: Isao Tomita
Recording Title: Live in New York – Back to Earth
Record Label: RCA
Catalog Number: 7717-2-RC

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