Minnesota Public Radio features by Jodi Gustafson http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=31212 en-us Copyright 2018 Minnesota Public Radio Sun, 22 Apr 2018 09:05:56 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Jodi Gustafson http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Enjoy Handel's 'Messiah,' plus 10 other great works for Holy Week This Easter, as always, 'The Messiah' is in full play. But do you want to venture beyond Handel's masterpiece? Then check out our picks for 10 other great works for Holy Week. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2018/03/26/10-great-works-for-holy-week?refid=0 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 13:00:00 -0500 How Martin Luther started a German musical revolution Martin Luther started a theological revolution that ignited wars, reshaped Europe and influenced culture in many ways, including the creation of two ideas that underlie some of Germany's greatest music. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2017/10/30/luther-german-music?refid=0 Mon, 30 Oct 2017 13:00:00 -0500 Discover five new Christmas recordings for 2015 Classical-music staffer Jodi Gustafson describes five new Christmas albums released in 2015. If you love motets or contemporary choral singing, these discs cover quite a range of holiday music. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2015/12/18/discover-five-new-christmas-recordings-for-2015?refid=0 Fri, 18 Dec 2015 08:50:00 -0600 Holiday Shopping Guide for Choral Geeks Are you worried about the dwindling number of shopping days before Christmas? Do you have a Choral Geek in your life? Look no farther; Classical MPR's Jodi Gustafson has done the research and is here to help you. Here are 25 possibilities for you, from simple stocking stuffer to potentially life-changing gesture. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2015/12/15/holiday-shopping-guide-for-choral-geeks?refid=0 Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:20:00 -0600 An Appreciation for the 7 Symphonies of Sibelius Jodi Gustafson listened to all seven of Sibelius's symphonies and shares her appreciations and insight into each one. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2015/12/07/an-appreciation-for-the-7-symphonies-of-sibelius?refid=0 Mon, 07 Dec 2015 16:38:51 -0600 Quiz: Oh, the drama: songs of death and dying We're fast approaching Halloween/All Saints' Day/All Souls' Day, which got me thinking about music surrounding death and dying. I've put together this quiz to find more behind the story you're singing. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2012/10/29/quiz-oh-the-drama-songs-of-death-and-dying?refid=0 Mon, 29 Oct 2012 06:00:00 -0500