In this podcast, host Emily Reese takes an in-depth listen to video game music and talks with the people who make it.
When Jayson Napolitano wrote an article about game music to fall asleep to, he had no idea of the volume of response he'd receive. As a result, he created the album, "Game Music Lullabies".
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The Minnesota Orchestra's Sommerfest is underway. One of the highlights of the festival will be a tribute to the late jazz pianist Oscar Peterson by Andrew Litton, who is in his 11th season as artistic director of the festival. He spoke with MPR's All Things Considered host, Tom Crann.Read More
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Highlights from July 8 to 15
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Kevin Ramach, General Director of the Minnesota Opera.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: music by Veracini, played by Jacques Ogg, Jaap ter Linden, and Wilbert Hazelzet.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Rachmaninoff and Brahms.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: The Best Feet Forward.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Jean-Yves Thibaudet joins the Los Angeles Philharmonic to play Beethoven.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.