October 10, 2015
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"On Connections we focus on music that draws directly from other works or composers, or shares a common theme or inspiration," explains host Stephen Peithman. "How Chopin influenced Debussy, for example. How composers have described mountains, rivers, oceans, trees and birds in musical terms. What terms like 'adagio' and 'scherzo' really mean, and how they get put to use. It all adds up to great stories and great music."
Stephen has been contributing shows to Capital Public Radio since 1984, first with Musical Stages, and now, Connections. More...
- For a list of recordings used in each program, click on the program's title below, after the program has aired.
October 17, 2015
October 24, 2015
LATEST SHOW | Saturday, October 03, 2015
Autumn, as portrayed in music by Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky, Grieg, MacDowell, Debussy and more.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Music that struck a chord with our listeners
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Don Quixote in works by Purcell, Telemann, Mendelssohn, de Falla, Strauss, Rodrigo and more.
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Music in 4/4 time by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Verdi, and Grainger—and one that you’ve probably marched to yourself—possibly more than once.
Saturday, September 05, 2015
Music inspired by the sea, by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Debussy, Rimsky-Korsakov, Ravel, Britten and more
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Folk dance as a nationalist expression in works by Brahms, Liszt, Chopin, Dvorak, Grieg, Bartok, Arnold, and more
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Paris in the music of Jacques Offenbach, Frederick Delius, Jacques Ibert, Franz Lehar, George Gershwin, and more
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Works inspired by—or thought to have been inspired by—Shakespeare's The Tempest,
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Underwater life in vocal, instrumental and orchestral works by Schubert, Saint-Saens, Debussy, Mahler, and more
Saturday, August 01, 2015
An exploration of two of Vaughan Williams' best-loved works--The Fantasia on Greensleeves and English Folk Songs Suite--and the folk music that inspired them.