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Latest Ether Game

July 16, 2019


Apollo 11

Man On The Moon

The lunar playlist for our "Man On The Moon" episode of Ether Game, in honor of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11


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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Why Should I Listen to Debussy’s Clair de Lune?

Forest scene from fantasia

On this week's Ethercast, we explore Debussy's Clair de Lune, and question why the piece is so popular,

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Music At Notre-Dame

Notre Dame Cathedral

The Ether Game Brain Trust pays tribute to one of Europe’s most musical churches

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Vienna's Fortepiano: The Casio Synthesizer of the 18th Century


An iconic sound of the 1980s finds its origin in the 1780s

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Palestrina: Protector of Polyphony

chant manuscript

On Ethercast this week, join the Ether Game Brain Trust to debunk a centuries-old urban legend about the composer Giovanni Palestrina

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When Were the First "Recordings" of Classical Music?


This week on Ethercast, we discover how the mechanically-minded Josef Haydn composed the earliest "recordings" of classical music

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Ethercast: Are Conductors Necessary?


The companion classical music podcast to Ether Game takes a deep dive on the orchestral conductor

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Side Hustle: Composers With Other Jobs

Home Office

The playlist for Ether Game's "Side Hustle" episode

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Walk It Off

Walk Sign

The playlist for the latest episode of Ether Game, featuring music all about walking!

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Bassoon As Possible

bassoons in a row

We have bassoon fever on this week’s show!

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map of the constellations

What musical stories are written in the stars? We’re exploring constellations this week on the show!

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East Meets West


We’re travelling east this week, looking at Eastern influences in Western classical music!

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All About That Brass


We're going bells up on this brassy episode of Ether Game!

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Stormy Weather: Music About Storms

Lightning Bolt

Grab your umbrellas, because a musical storm is a-brewin' on this week's show!

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Must See TV


We're flipping through the channels this week, exploring classical music on classic television.

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May Flowers

a field of purple violets

We’re blooming with excitement this week, as we stop and smell the roses for some flowery music.

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