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It has something to do with flasks, beakers, and Bunsen burners…

This composer certainly kept himself busy. He wasn’t content just writing complex operas in being part of a certain “handful.” He was also noted research chemist, a medical doctor, and wrote music criticism on the side! He would have been shocked to hear how his music later became popular on the Broadway stage!

Music Heard On This Episode

Richard Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/George Solti — Richard Strauss Concert (Decca, 1994)
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Richard Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/George Solti — Richard Strauss Concert (Decca, 1994)
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Claude Debussy: Nocturnes: Clouds
Detroit Symphony Orchestra/Paul Paray — Debussy at Dawn (Philips, 1997)
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Giulio Caccini: Udite, Amanti
Accordone Ensemble — La Bella Noeva (Alpha Productions, 2004)
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O Superman
Laurie Anderson
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George Phillip Telemann: Vioin Concerto in A:The Frogs
New London Consort — Telemann: Water Music; Alster Overture; "The Frogs" Concerto (Decca, 1999)
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Ludwig van Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra/Michael Halasz — The Creatures of Prometheus (Naxos, 1998)
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Aaron Copland: From Sorcery To Science: Selections
Eos Orchestra/Jonathan Sheffer — Celluloid Copland - Film Music (Telarc, 2001)
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Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C minor
Lucerne Festival Orchestra/Claudio Abbado — Abbado Conducts Mahler & Debussy (Dg Imports, 2004)
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Ornithology
Charlie Parker — Ornithology (Naxos Jazz, 2001)
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte: “Come Scoglio
Camerata Salzburg/Louis Langrée/Elina Garanca — Elina Garanca - Mozart Opera & Concert Arias (Virgin Classics, 2006)
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Alexander Borodin (1833-1887): Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Daniel Barenboim/Chicago Symphony Orchestra — Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition, A Night on Bald Mountain, and Other Russian Showpieces (RCA, 2004)
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Willfred Mellers: Opus Alchymicum: Regio Nyphididca
Kevin Bowyer — Contemporary Music for Organ (Nimbus Records, 1999)
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She Blinded Me with Science
Thomas Dolby — The Golden Age of Wireless (Capitol, 1982)
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