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Latest Ethercast

February 12, 2020


Ethercast: How Hard is it to Write a Symphony?

Most composers haven't written that many of them. Is that because they are harder to write than your average piece?


Ethercast: Our Top Five Shows of 2019


Join the Ether Game Brain Trust for a look back at our favorite podcast moments in 2019

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Ethercast: Classical Comforts


In celebration of the Christmas spirit, the Ether Game Brain Trust looks back at our Hygge themed Ether Game and presents an extra round of quizzing!

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Why Don't Classical Musicians Improvise?

sheet music

Join the Ether Game Brain Trust in exploring the history of improvisation in classical music and its departure from the tradition.

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The Ether Game Brain Trust's Top Five Musical Mix-ups

finger print

Just because a composer's name is written on the music doesn't mean they wrote it! Explore five moments when history got it wrong.

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Why Should You Listen to Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony?


Find out how the theme of Camille Saint-Saëns' 3rd Symphony endured for a century

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The Ether Game Brain Trust's Top 5 Classical Music Duels

fencing duel

This week the Brain Trust picks 5 epic duels in classical music

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What is the Most Famous Piece of Classical Music?

gold record

What piece is the top dog in classical music? We try to figure it out on this week's Ethercast

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When Should We Clap? (Concert Etiquette Part 3: The Transition)

opera house stage

The Ether Game Brain Trust concludes its first exploration on concert etiquette

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Evergreen Classical Music

Pine Trees

Ether Game explores music about firs, cypresses, pine cones, and holly berries.

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Hygge: Comfort in Classical Music


This week, Ether Game celebrates the Danish concept of "Hygge," that feeling of coziness, in classical music.

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Charitable Music for Giving Tuesday

Guitar Case

This Giving Tuesday, Ether Game explores the theme of "Charity" in classical music!

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Do The Math: Math and Classical Music

geometry chalkboard

We're exploring the vertex between classical music and mathematics on this episode!

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High Infidelity

Wedding Escape

J’accuse! It’s a scandalous week on Ether Game, exploring affairs and other acts of infidelity in classical music.

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Flying Home

Paper Airplane

It's up, up and away on this lofty episode, looking at music all about flight!

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Body of Works: Torso Music

Venus Torso Statue

Our musical anatomy theme ends this week by looking inside to the music of hearts, lungs, and guts!

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Body of Works: Limb Music

Hands and Feet

Our "Body of Works" theme continues, looking at the music of shoulders, knees, and toes!

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