Jeremy Denk vs. The Goldberg Variations On a Steinway in a cluttered apartment or on a broken down upright in the streets of Manhattan, Bach's
Goldberg Variations invite a variety of unusual observations from pianist Jeremy Denk.
Jeremy Denk vs. The Goldberg Variations
To celebrate the life of the late Icelandic composer, we revisit his KEXP studio session from 2017.
February 12, 2018
Gurtman and Murtha Artist Management
Hear "America's First Lady of the Piano" explore the boundaries between classical music and jazz with host Marian McPartland in this 2004 episode.
November 10, 2017
Ruth Laredo On Piano Jazz
A still from Brooklyn Raga Massive's
In C video.
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Watch Terry Riley's signature piece performed on sitar, bansuri, tablas and violins as members of the music collective gather in kitchens, parks and subways.
November 9, 2017
Dancers in "Stalactites," a video by Mark DeChiazza, based on
Orpheus Unsung, a theater work composed by Steven Mackey, with Jason Treuting.
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A new video, featuring a score by Steven Mackey with Jason Treuting, retells the ancient tale of love, loss and the power of music.
September 28, 2017
Devonté Hynes and Philip Glass met in Hynes' Chinatown loft for a conversation on a rainy spring day.
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Watch the two musicians, nearly 50 years apart in age, talk about the pains of striking out on your own, the pulse of New York, and the role of the artist today. Plus about a hundred other ideas.
September 21, 2017
Penguin Cafe performs a Tiny Desk Concert on May 2, 2017. (Claire Harbage/NPR)
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Penguin Cafe folds in sounds from around the world and throughout music history — Africa, Kraftwerk, Brazil and Franz Schubert.
June 16, 2017
Composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir revised her piece
Aura especially for The Los Angeles Percussion Quartet.
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As members of the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet bow their vibraphones, brush their gongs and message their bass drums, the composer's evocative music oozes from blackness.
May 25, 2017
Alex Sopp, flutist for yMusic, has created a video for her band's new album.
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Falling fast, jumping high and one stratospheric sky dive, are all themes explored in a new stop-motion animated video from the ensemble, yMusic.
February 9, 2017
Ludovico Einaudi, performing live for KCRW.
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Watch the pianist and composer, joined by a full band, in a stunning live performance for KCRW.
November 3, 2016
Opera singer Joyce DiDonato created this video to go with her new album,
In War and Peace: Harmony through Music.
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Opera star Joyce DiDonato does more than sing — she lends her voice to social causes. Watch her new video, a haunting depiction of a woman trapped in conflict.
October 17, 2016
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