In this podcast, host Emily Reese takes an in-depth listen to video game music and talks with the people who make it.
With so many World War II games on the market, it can be difficult to come up with a unique sound for the score. Lennie Moore talks about his music for Red Orchestra 2: Rising Storm on Top Score.
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Immerse yourself in over 14 hours of Richard Wagner's masterpiece, Der Ring des Nibelungen, courtesy of Allegro Music. Find out more about Wagner, the operas and enter our giveaway to win the complete Ring Cycle box set.
Congratulations to the five Minnesota Varsity Showcase Artists who have been chosen to perform, and the two Showcase Composers who have been selected to have their works premiered, in a live broadcast concert at the Fitzgerald Theater!
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The Walker Art Center unveiled its Music & Movies 2013 lineup this afternoon, which will once again feature a handful of Minnesota acts warming up for free movie screenings Monday evenings in July and August.Read More
The MIA, the Minnesota Children's Museum and the Rochester Art Center are just a few of the museums offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families this summer.Read More
Highlights from May 21 to 28
Wednesday, noon hour: Music with Minnesotans: Kelly Carter and Tricia Morgan-Brist of ACME (Advocates of Community through Musical Excellence).
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The NDSU Concert Choir and Wind Symphony in Jocelyn Hagen's Swimming into Winter.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Appalachian Spring and Carmina Burana, with the Minnesota Chorale, Minnesota Boychoir, and soloists.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Pipedreams Live! Rochester, Part 1 (encore).
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra plays Shostakovich, Prokofiev,and Korngold.
Monday, 8 pm: Café Europa: Dan Chouinard and guests, in stories and songs of a trip through Europe which follows the path of American troops in WWII.