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Note to You, A; Johannes Brahms

04/25/1999

Did you know that Brahms wanted to be a great conductor? He tried, but never got the job. Jan Swafford has written a sweeping biography of the great master and Virginia Eskin invites the author to share his enthusiasm with us.


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Series
Note to You, A
Program
Johannes Brahms
Program Number

9917

Series Description

A Note To You continues to educate, amuse and delight as it has for more than three decades. Explore the fascinating world of music and composition with host Virginia Eskin as she vividly illustrates what harmony means, how rhythm makes a melody beautiful, and how cultural concerns shape music, in addition to sharing information and stories about the music itself. Produced in conjunction with Northeastern University, A Note To You has earned national and international recognition from such prestigious juries as the New York International Festivals, The Ohio State Awards, and the Armstrong Awards. A Note To You is distributed nationally by WGBH Radio.

Program Description

Series Description: A Note To You continues to educate, amuse and delight as it has for more than three decades. Explore the fascinating world of music and composition with host Virginia Eskin as she vividly illustrates what harmony means, how rhythm makes a melody beautiful, and how cultural concerns shape music, in addition to sharing information and stories about the music itself. Produced in conjunction with Northeastern University, A Note To You has earned national and international recognition from such prestigious juries as the New York International Festivals, The Ohio State Awards, and the Armstrong Awards. A Note To You is distributed nationally by WGBH Radio.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Genres
Educational
Topics
Music
Citation
Chicago: “Note to You, A; Johannes Brahms,” 04/25/1999, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_52961A3428CD4113831504BF3CCFAD05.
MLA: “Note to You, A; Johannes Brahms.” 04/25/1999. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_52961A3428CD4113831504BF3CCFAD05>.
APA: Note to You, A; Johannes Brahms. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_52961A3428CD4113831504BF3CCFAD05
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