November 28, 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.
December 5, 2015
December 12, 2015
LATEST SHOW | Saturday, November 21, 2015
New England, in vocal, instrumental and orchestral works from the 17th to 20th centuries
Saturday, November 14, 2015
The moon in music by Dvorak, Offenbach, Orff, Debussy, Beethoven, and many others
Saturday, November 7, 2015
The First World War as reflected in the music of Debussy, Ravel, Elgar, Holst, Stravinsky, Vaughan Williams, and more.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
The Medieval mass for the dead melody in works by Liszt, Berlioz, Saint-Saens, Rachmaninoff, and many more.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Wordless vocals in orchestral works by Tchaikovsky, Debussy, Ravel, Nielsen, Holst, Vaughan Williams, and more
Saturday, October 17, 2015
How a humble folk dance was transformed into an art form
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff in music by Salieri, Verdi, Elgar, Vaughan Williams and more.
Saturday, October 3, 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.