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Archive for Ether Game

December 21, 2012

2012 Year in Review

Ether Game asks, can you name this tune? We're hosting a silent game on Christmas day!

December 14, 2012

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

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November 30, 2012

Lights, Camera, Downbeat!

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November 23, 2012

Good Behavior, Bad Behavior

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November 20, 2012

All The Trimmings

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November 12, 2012

All-American

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October 30, 2012

Votes for Women

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October 17, 2012

The Sounds of WFIU: Fund Drive Edition

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October 12, 2012

Money Makes the World Go 'Round

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October 8, 2012

October

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September 27, 2012

Well Dressed

Ether Game asks, can you name this tune? Here's a hint... this would be considered formalwear...

September 21, 2012

Child's Play

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September 14, 2012

Autumn Leaves

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September 7, 2012

Good Sportsmanship

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August 29, 2012

Time Is On My Side

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August 22, 2012

Music Men At Work

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August 21, 2012

Tone Colors

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August 8, 2012

Hey, Remember the '80s?

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August 1, 2012

One Big Musical Family

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July 27, 2012

I'm With the Banned

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July 18, 2012

Songs of Summer

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July 12, 2012

Musical Crime

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July 6, 2012

Hair

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June 28, 2012

Grilling

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June 20, 2012

Rediscoveries

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June 15, 2012

Drinking Songs

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June 8, 2012

Travel Tunes

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June 2, 2012

Bonus Blitz - Day 4

It's Saturday, so instead of moping about, try your hand at the latest Bonus Blitz.

June 1, 2012

Bonus Blitz - Day 3

For day three, we hope you're not sleeping on the job.

May 31, 2012

Bonus Blitz - Day 2

It's Day 2 of our Spring Bonus Blitz, and we want to take you on a trip.

May 30, 2012

One Hit Wonders

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May 30, 2012

Bonus Blitz - Day 1

In our first day of the 2012 Spring Bonus Blitz, let's give them something to talk about.

May 24, 2012

He Did THAT?

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May 17, 2012

Swan Song

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May 9, 2012

Survivors

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April 25, 2012

Hey, Remember the 70s?

Ether Game asks, can you name this tune? Here's a hint: you may need to buy a train ticket...

April 18, 2012

Spring Has Sprung

Ether Game asks, can you name this tune? It's the opposite of Autumn Somnolence...

April 17, 2012

Take Courage

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April 4, 2012

School Days

Ether Game asks, can you name this tune? Make sure you don't miss this meeting!

April 3, 2012

Dance The Night Away

Ether Game asks, can you name this tune? We suggest you ask our friend Ziggy for a hint.

March 27, 2012

Musical Fruits

Ether Game asks, can you name this piece? You may need to see a fruit optometrist.

March 20, 2012

War

Ether Game asks, can you name this tune? Find out the answer Tuesday night at 8pm with special guest, Sue Swaney.

March 13, 2012

Old Is New

Can you name this piece? A little perambulation might help.

March 6, 2012

Beginnings

Ether Game begins it's 42nd year with a new way to play, better prizes, and celebrity guest. This week, it's all about beginnings.

February 28, 2012

What's In A Name?

Can you name this piece? Here's a hint: between steps.

February 21, 2012

Rivals

This work featured many controversial and novel ideas, especially the rowdy chorus of women in the first act. Despite its endorsement from a number of prominent composers, this opera wasn’t exactly a smash success.

February 14, 2012

Cupid and Venus

This composer's first film score came at the bequest of a famous American director. While working on this film, the composer insisted on making his own orchestration decisions, often resulting in striking, unusual combinations. This technique would show up in a later film score with another famous American director.

February 7, 2012

Equal Rights

Can you name this piece? Here's a hint: Same date as “The Second War of American Independence”

February 3, 2012

Ewazen: A Western Fanfare

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: E.E., but not Cummings.

February 2, 2012

Ives: West London, Tom Sails Away

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: The Holly and the ____

February 1, 2012

Campion: The Peaceful Western Wind; Woo Her To Win Her

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: What you do in the woods with a tent.

January 31, 2012

By Arrangement Only

In England, oratorios were often performed at benefit concerts. Large-scale vocal works could draw large crowds, and the pious messages they contained were aimed at drawing forth donations for worthy causes. Some English oratorios were imported to Vienna and translated to be used for similar purposes.

January 31, 2012

Puccini: Golden Girl Of The West, Una Partita A Poker

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: A Verismo master.

January 30, 2012

Ravel: Bolero

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: A capital city.

January 27, 2012

Respighi: Adoration Of The Magi

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: Starry-eyed.

January 26, 2012

Rossini: Semiramide, Overture

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: Signor crescendo.

January 25, 2012

Debussy: Deux Arabesques

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: Arabian Nights.

January 24, 2012

Chocolate

The movie Chocolat was an Oscar nominee for Best Picture in 2000. The story center around an iconoclastic chocolatier who shakes up the life of a small French town in 1960. After initially meeting with resistance, the confectioner (played by Juliette Binoche) eventually wins over the hearts and palates of the townspeople.

January 24, 2012

Weill: Threepenny Opera; Overture, Mack The Knife

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: Three cents.

January 23, 2012

Puccini: Turandot, Nessun Dorma

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: Verismo.

January 20, 2012

Ponce: Conierto Del Sur

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: Fountain of youth discoverer.

January 19, 2012

Elgar: In The South

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: It’s an enigma

January 18, 2012

Stravinsky: Jeu De Cartes, Part I

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: Less scandal at this premiere.

January 17, 2012

Little Green Men

Over the past forty years, this composer has become one of the most well-known film composers in America. This film about a boy who befriends a stranded alien was the composer's sixth collaboration with its director. The composer's exuberant and emotive music perfectly captures the film’s immersion in the world of childhood and the imagination.

January 17, 2012

Piazzolla: Autumn In Buenos Aires

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: Tango master.

January 16, 2012

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess, Summertime

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: It begins on June 21.

January 13, 2012

Monk: Northern Lights, Chinook

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: A monastery-dweller

January 12, 2012

Delius: North Country Sketches, Dance

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: To pass out cards

January 11, 2012

Copland: The North Star Suite, Main Title

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: Fanfare for the common composer.

January 10, 2012

Young At Heart

Can you guess this piece? Here's a hint: an angelic choir

January 10, 2012

Liszt: Mephisto Waltz

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: Checking it twice.

January 9, 2012

Sousa: The Northern Pines

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: Stars and Stripes

January 6, 2012

R. Strauss: Don Quixote

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: Tilting at windmills in Carnegie Hall?

January 5, 2012

Schumann: Davidsbündler Dances, “Wild and Joyful”

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: Read all about it!

January 4, 2012

Celebration!

Surprisingly, over half of this composer's output involves voices in some manner, and the six last masses are considered to be at the pinnacle of his contributions to the genre. His primary duty was to supply a mass each year for performance in conjunction with the celebration of the name-day of Maria Hermenegild.

January 4, 2012

Bach: Mass in B minor, “Et in terra pax”

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: A musical job transfer!

January 3, 2012

Rossini: Barber of Seville, “Largo al factotum”

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: A musical jack-of-all-trades!

January 2, 2012

Glass: Dracula, “Mina on the Terrace”

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: Talk about juggling jobs!

January 1, 2012

Old Beginnings

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