Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
"The Wedding Dance" (1566), by Pieter Bruegel the Elder
There’s no denying the appeal of attractive tunes and strong, catchy rhythms.
But, just as important, this is music that often speaks volumes about a particular people or culture that might otherwise be overlooked—or even suppressed.
In this hour, the impact of folk dance on works by Brahms, Liszt, Chopin, Dvorak, Grieg, Bartok, Arnold, and many more.
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