Meet the Composer

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“Meet the Composer is a Peabody Award-winning podcast from WQXR’s Q2 Music that takes listeners into the minds and creative processes of the composers making some of the most innovative, compelling and breathtakingly beautiful music today. At the convergence of interview, music and sound design, Meet the Composer aims to show the listener who the composer is as a person, as a thinker and as an artist.” 41 episodes; ended in 2017. Sample of episode subjects include: Paul Simon, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Bryce Dessner, Henry Threadgill, John Adams, Pauline Oliveros, JACK Quartet, Leonard Bernstein, Libby Larsen, Otto Luening, John Cage, Tim Page, Nico Muhly, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Ingram Marshall, Kaija Saariaho, Meredith Monk, Marcos Balter, Caroline Shaw, Donnacha Dennehy, Nadrew NOrman, John Luther Adams.

  • Listing ID: 1960
  • Resource Type: Podcast
  • Geographic Area: multiple regions
  • Audience: general
  • Century: 2000- (21stC)