Minnesota Public Radio features by Vaughn Ormseth http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=51 en-us Copyright 2014 Minnesota Public Radio Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:24:05 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Vaughn Ormseth http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Class Notes: How to Sing Well Singing is a natural act, and using a few basic practices from this new video from Classical MPR, we can establish the foundation for a lifetime of the joy and richness it brings ourselves and others. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/09/17/class-notes-how-to-sing-well?refid=0 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:20:00 -0500 Teaching appreciation and understanding for Native American music and culture with Lyz Jaakola As a composer, singer, instrumentalist, and leader, Lyz Jaakola is an extraordinary ambassador for Ojibwe-Anishinaabe music and culture. In this video, Jaakola takes us through various kinds of Ojibwe musical expression, and offering historical and traditional insights along the way. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/08/29/teaching-appreciation-and-understanding-for-native-american-music-and-culture-with-lyz-ja?refid=0 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:06:52 -0500 Class Notes: How Notes and Beats Go Together Teaching and learning about the duration of musical notes can be challenging. This new video from Classical MPR makes that process 'upbeat' and fun without oversimplifying the basic concepts behind note duration and rhythm. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/08/26/class-notes-how-notes-and-beats-go-together-?refid=0 Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:20:00 -0500 A tenor's-eye view of choral music Sociologists speak of class envy, while Freudians speak of penis envy - but in the choral world (and is what is the choral world, after all, but a trembling microcosm of the world itself?) it's tenor envy that seethes just below the surface, erupting now and then in sometimes cruel, other times amusing ways. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/04/01/tenors-eye-view-choral-music?refid=0 Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:00:00 -0500 New All the Time Now just emerging from the winter of 2012/13, which bared its teeth well into May, Minnesotans are perhaps the best-equipped in the lower 48 to appreciate what Igor Stravinsky was up to when he composed <em>The Rite of Spring</em>. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/05/29/stravinsky-bernstein-la-sacre-du-printeps-rite-of-spring?refid=0 Wed, 29 May 2013 10:00:00 -0500 For the Love of Michael American Public Media's Vaughn Ormseth considers what Michael Steinberg's work meant to his readers and the artists he championed. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2009/07/30/for_the_love_of_michael_steinberg?refid=0 Thu, 30 Jul 2009 16:50:19 -0500 Free Download of Thomas Hampson's 'Song of America' recital! Thomas Hampson chose America's heartland - specifically Minnesota's bluff country - to kick off his Song of America tour. He gave a spectacular recital from three centuries of song at the Minnesota Beethoven Festival in Winona. You can download the concert for free as well as Hampson's musings on the music he loves so dearly. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2009/07/10/thomas_hampson_winona?refid=0 Fri, 10 Jul 2009 13:15:46 -0500 Dale Warland Singers visit Saint Paul Sunday for the last time Dale and his singers have brought twelve programs to Saint Paul Sunday, each one demonstrating the depth, beauty, and scrupulous craft that have become their signature. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2004/05/24_sps_dws_final/?refid=0 Sun, 23 May 2004 09:00:00 -0500 The Spirit Lives Minnesota festival presents a premier work by one of the world's leading composers. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199903/12_ormsethv_composer/?refid=0 Fri, 12 Mar 1999 12:00:00 -0600