March 2015 programs on Exploring Music

March 2015 programs on Exploring Music

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Esteemed Exploring Music host Bill McGlaughlin talks about child prodigies this month on Exploring Music. 

This month on Exploring Music: an in-depth look at music of Samuel Barber, the american Romantic who composed famous works such as Adagio for Strings, a careful anaylsis of the development of J.S Bach's B minor Mass, and personal insights from host Bill McGlaughlin.

Week of March 2, 2015 - TBA

Week of March 9, 2015 - Samuel Barber - This week, we’ll explore the work of a great American Romantic, including the Adagio for Strings, music by Menotti and more.

Week of March 16, 2015 - Wunderkinder- Musical Prodigies, Part I - Blazing talents whose remarkable and sometimes-perilous lives overflowed with natural gifts at a young age.

Week of March 23, 2015 - Wunderkinder- Musical Prodigies, Part II - More performers and composers whose exceptional musical gifts emerged at an early age. 

Week of March 30, 2015 - The Not-So-Minor B Minor Mass - A week-long examination of the development of Bach's masterpiece, starting with the smaller Lutheran Masses and touching on influences from Palestrina to Bach's own instrumental and organ works.