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Note to You, A; Amy Beach

09/05/1999

She is often thought of as America’s foremost female composer. We celebrate the 132nd anniversary of her birth this week on ANTY, with songs and piano pieces played live in the studio. Pianist and program host, Virginia Eskin welcomes soprano Ellen Chickering for this celebration of life of a great American musician.


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Series
Note to You, A
Program
Amy Beach
Program Number

9936

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; Amy Beach,” 09/05/1999, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_E8A6965CD7AD46088FDB717B16ADB54C.
MLA: “Note to You, A; Amy Beach.” 09/05/1999. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_E8A6965CD7AD46088FDB717B16ADB54C>.
APA: Note to You, A; Amy Beach. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_E8A6965CD7AD46088FDB717B16ADB54C
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