Posts Tagged ‘Strauss’

Main: Strings

The sound of strings, from vio­lin and cel­lo all the way through to the dou­ble bass. Often asso­ci­at­ed with the “clas­si­cal” peri­od of music — that of the Eigh­teenth and ear­ly 19th cen­tu­ry, the clas­si­cal sound has influ­enced every­thing from buskers to motion pic­ture sound tracks. Today’s pro­gramme fea­tures per­for­mances from the works of Beethoven, […]

From the Library: An Early 20th Century Entertainment

Today on Radio Riel, please join us for a day of music from the Vic­to­ri­an and Edwar­dian eras. The pro­gramme will include pop­u­lar songs and bal­lads famil­iar to those of us who fre­quent the music-halls. In addi­tion we shall be enjoy­ing some of the mar­vel­lous musi­cal con­fec­tions of Sir Arthur Sul­li­van and Mr Lionel Mon­ck­ton; […]

From the Library: A Victorian Entertainment

Today we present a day of Vic­­to­ri­an-themed music and enter­tain­ment, from songs and bal­lads of the music-hall & the par­lour to music from the opera-house and dance-hall. In par­tic­u­lar, we shall be fea­tur­ing the music of the Most Tal­ent­ed Vir­tu­oso Pianist & Com­pos­er from New Orleans, Mr Louis More­au Gottschalk, who will regale us with […]

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