Conductor and composer Robert Spittal discusses his "Consort for Ten Winds" and the follow-up work "Pacem," which is based on materials from the second movement of the chamber work. Don't miss his story of being mistaken for a composer from the 17th century!
Robert Sheldon joins the podcast as a guest composer and discusses his new work “Oracles of the Sirocco.” This piece is inspired by the winds that blow off the North African coast and the composer experiences on a Mediterranean cruise.
Composer Ira Hearshen took four melodies from the March King and fused them into a true-to-form symphony, and on this episode he provides a full background on the piece.
On this episode, Anne McGinty talks about her two most popular works "Clouds" and "The Red Balloon."