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Speaking of Music: Rewind
Philip Glass Part 2 (Podcast)
Date: November 19, 2009
Running Time: 01:06:25
Philip Glass is an enduringly prolific composer, collaborator, intellectual, and inventor of a pedagogue Nadia Boulanger and sitarist Ranew kind of music now known as minimalism. In this extensive and candid interview from 1988, Glass discusses many things, including his involvement in world music, his innovative approach to rhythm, and his ... More »
In celebration of the Exploratorium's 40th Anniversary, we've been combing through our archives and revisiting our rich history. One gem we discovered is the highly regarded Speaking of Music series, which was co-presented by the Exploratorium, Charles Amirkhanian and KPFA radio, and produced by Mr. Amirkhanian from 1983 to 1992. In the ... More »

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Ali Akbar Khan part 2 (Podcast)
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John Cage (Podcast)
5/20/2010   
John Cage was one of the most influential composers in modern American music. He raised ...
 
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Brian Eno Part 1 (Podcast)
12/18/2009   
Brian Eno is a supremely influential English musician, composer, producer, and popularizer ...
 
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Laurie Anderson Part 1 (Podcast)
11/20/2009   
Laurie Anderson is a groundbreaking American composer, vocalist, instrumentali ...

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Jin Hi Kim Part 1 (Podcast)
11/19/2010   
In this intimate talk from 1990, cross-cultural composer and musician Jin Hi Kim reflects on he ...
 
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Jin Hi Kim Part 2 (Podcast)
11/19/2010   
In this intimate talk from 1990, cross-cultural composer and musician Jin Hi Kim reflects on her ...
 
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Steve Reich Part 2 (Podcast)
10/15/2010   
Join us for another podcast in our series, Speaking of Music Rewind. This program fea ...
 
Steve Reich Part 1 (Podcast)
10/15/2010   
Join us for another podcast in our series, Speaking of Music Rewind. This program featur ...
 
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Najma Ahktar Part 1 (Podcast)
9/17/2010   
Najma Akhtar is a singer, composer, and actress who has been in heavy rotation in the World Mus ...