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Latest Ether Game

November 12, 2019

 

Paper Airplane

Flying Home

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

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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?

Organ

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)

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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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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

Clarinet

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

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The Bard

william shakespeare

If music be the food of love, then play on with this collection of tunes based on Shakespeare's words!

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Back In Time: Composers Working In Older Styles

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The playlist for our "Back In Time" episode, looking at composers mining music history for inspiration

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Drop Outs

A list of composers who dropped out of school, only to find success in music.

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