Festival of Carols

The annual tradition of the Festival of Carols begins tomorrow on Portland's classical station, KQAC. They play the most beautiful Christmas music composed through the ages, so many pieces and arrangements that you've likely never heard. It's four days of non-stop glorious music so if, like me, you've had all  you can stand of "Rockin' … Continue reading Festival of Carols

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The Score Presents Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

For all the Harry Potter and film music fans out there, my fav radio program EVER, The Score, on AllClassical.org is going to give us a sneak preview of the soundtrack to the new HP film, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" today at 2:00PM PST. (if you need a time zone converter, go here.) … Continue reading The Score Presents Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Film Noir on The Score

I know several of you like film noir so I wanted to let you know this Saturday, July 24 on The Score, Edmund is delving into this dark-tastic genre. I don't think they'll mind if I copy the little blurb from the Web site and post it here: Dead Men Don't Play Bach Rain-soaked sidewalks … Continue reading Film Noir on The Score

Hans Zimmer Fans Take Note

Next Saturday, March 27 on The Score, Edmund's guest (via phone) will be composer Hans Zimmer. His most recent work is of course the soundtrack to the latest Sherlock Holmes movie. You may also be familiar with his work from Angels and Demons (my personal fav), The Lion King (for which he won the Oscar), … Continue reading Hans Zimmer Fans Take Note

The Score Goes National

You guys know I like to plug my local classical music station, KQAC, online at All Classical, because I just think they are the most entertaining classical station I've ever listened to, and they're independent, commercial-free, listener supported, and they get no funding from PBS, they are not affiliated in any way. My favorite program … Continue reading The Score Goes National

Mood Music

I've been listening to a program called "The Score" on my local classical music station, KQAC. Every week the program host focuses either on a particular composer, or movie director, or theme. This week it was the composer Hans Zimmer, who composed the music for both The Da Vinci Code and Angels and Demons. Good … Continue reading Mood Music