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Latest Ether Game

December 3, 2019


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Charitable Music for Giving Tuesday

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


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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When Should We Clap? (Concert Etiquette Part 2: The Frontier)

hands clapped together

This week on Ethercast, the Ether Game Brain Trust continues its exploration of concert etiquette with a listen to the Mannheim steamroller and the Mannheim rocket!

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Why is Silence the Cardinal Rule? (Concert Etiquette Part 1)

Piano Black and White

This week on Ethercast, we delve into the murky origins of concert etiquette.

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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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Body of Works: Hair Music

Hair Dryer

Our musical anatomy theme continues with a look at some hirsute pieces of classical music!

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Body of Works: Head Music

head sculpture

Our "Body of Works" shows explore music about body parts. We begin with some "head" music.

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Licorice Stick: A Salute to the Clarinet


Ether Game's salute to the clarinet, featuring some of our favorite clarinet pieces!

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