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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A very young Paul Anka, who had a part in the big-budget movie, wrote the theme song.
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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Highlights from May 14 to 21
Wednesday, noon hour: Music with Minnesotans: Jim Waldo, a founding member of the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The Brasil Guitar Duo.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Osmo Vänskä leads music of Prokofiev, Mozart, and Sibelius.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: A Wagner Bicentennial Celebration.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Chris Thile, mandolin, and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: C. P. E. Bach and Haydn (end of regular broadcast season).