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Savannah Music Festival LIVE - Season Five

Series produced by Savannah Music Festival LIVE

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A series of performance highlights from the 2012 Savannah Music Festival, including chamber music with Daniel Hope & Friends, IIIrd Tyme Out, Ruthie Foster, Mike Marshall & Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile solo, Paco de Lucia and many more.

The 2012 Savannah Music Festival played host to a variety of rare regional appearances and original productions in jazz, classical, Americana and world music. Performers included the Paco de Lucia, Lucky Peterson, Freddy Cole, Brian Blade Fellowship, David Finckel, Wu Han & Philip Setzer, Kenny Barron, Del McCoury Band & the Preservation Hall Jazz Ban, Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt, and others. Of the 2012 festival, USA Today wrote: "Savannah hosts one of the top music festivals in the world, a gathering known for innovative, creative collaborations which honor Georgia roots while drawing top international performers from classical, jazz, bluegrass, Americana and other traditions to the stages of Savannah."


33 Pieces

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As a singer whose live performances are a musical patchwork of contemporary Americana styles, Texas born Ruthie Foster is a unique artist in our time.

Bought by KZYX, Prairie Public, and KMUW


  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 3
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The Romantic Period contains numerous chamber music masterworks by both Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms. Though he was born 23 years after Schu...

Bought by KZYX and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 2
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The strongest unified movement toward Russian nationalistic expression in 19th century concert music occurred during the 1860s with the formation o...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 1
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The Baroque is a period of artistic style that used exaggerated motion and clear, easily interpreted detail to produce drama, tension, exuberance a...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:03
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Though Russia got a late start in developing its native tradition of classical music, by the late 19th and early 20th century, the country was well...

Bought by KMXT and KZYX


  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 2
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The history of Russian music over the past 125 years has been every bit as tempestuous as its political leadership. As nationalist music began to e...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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When flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia brought his group for their Savannah debut in 2012, he showed why he is the most renowned flamenco guitarist ...

Bought by KZYX and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 2
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His real name is Francisco Gustavo Sanchez Gomez and he was born in 1947 in Algeciras, a city in the province of Cadiz in Spain. He likes to eat so...

Bought by KZYX and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Using fearless musical curiosity as a guiding force for more than 35 years, Tony Trischka has become one of the world's foremost banjo players, ins...

Bought by WMMT


  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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While there are certain unmistakeable similarities in the musicianship of the two siblings, the younger brother of Nat King Cole long ago emerged f...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KZYX, and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 3
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When immigrants from Great Britain and Ireland arrived in the Appalachian region of the United States in the 18th century, they brought with them t...

Bought by Prairie Public and Prairie Public


  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 2
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Bruce Molsky was born in the Bronx and fell in love with old-time music as a teenager. He moved to Virginia in the '70s, learning directly from old...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:02
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By 1801 at the age of 30, Beethoven had been experiencing ringing in his ears for three years, and was well on his way to deafness. By 1815, Beetho...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 1
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The use of music in a painterly fashion by the French pioneered a direction in the creation of instrumental sound, and this attachment to visual cu...

Bought by WNMU-FM, Prairie Public, WCQS, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:04
  • Purchases: 4
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When writing music, most composers see a piano as the best means of trying out ideas as they commit them to paper. In fact, there is more extensive...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Even though you can't pack it in your hand luggage as you might a guitar, fiddle or flute, the piano opens up the entire world of music because it ...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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NEA Jazz Master Cedar Walton, who was born and grew up in Dallas, and used his mother's guidance as a stepping stone to play with Kenny Dorham, JJ ...

Bought by WNMU-FM and KZYX


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Since 1975, the Takacs Quartet has been regarded as one of the great ensembles in chamber music, playing with a unique blend of drama, warmth and h...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Though he lacked the sheer power of many other keyboard artists in his day, Polish-born pianist Frederic Chopin more than compensated with his impe...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:02
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Coming from a homeland with no real classical guitar tradition and a population of only 600,000, the challenges faced by Milos Karadaglic in climbi...

Bought by WNMU-FM, Red River Radio Network, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 3