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Latest Ether Game

March 31, 2020


Back to Bach

The man with the powdered wig and the giant musical family turned 335 this Tuesday. We celebrate Johann Sebastian Bach's birthday with a show about his influence on classical music.


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?

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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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James, Jim, and Jimmy

It's time to drop the formalities as we look at famous nicknames in classical music.

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A Spring in Our Step

Ether Game celebrates Spring Break with a show about the green season!

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Fandangle: Ornamentation and Classical Music

We’re exploring the theme of Ornamentation in classical music, in a show we’re calling “Fandangle.”

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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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