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Classical Classroom

Sep 15, 2014

In this episode, Classical 91.7’s Saturday Morning Music host and contra dancer extraordinaire, Amy Bishop takes Dacia on a journey with Smetana, Strauss, and Gershwin to learn about tone poems, invoking a surprising number of mermaids and mimes.

Audio production by Todd Hulslander with “insightful” suggestions from Dacia Clay.

Music used in this episode includes:

  • Smetana’s “The Moldau” from Tchaikovsky/Smetana, Chesky CD65
  • Richard Strauss’ “Death and Transfiguration” from Metamorphosen, Tod Und Verklarung, Deutsche Grammophon 410 892
  • Gershwin’s “An American in Paris” from Rhapsody in Blue, RCA 68792