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A WILD NEW EPISODE APPEARED! YOU USED "LISTEN IMMEDIATELY". IT'S SUPER EFFECTIVE!!! This time we chat about sexy-emo-goth Paganini catchin' them all (N.B. by "them" we mean a melange of diseases), and discuss the life and works of a man people literally referred to as "Mr Get-Louder". Enjoy!

A WILD NEW EPISODE APPEARED! YOU USED "LISTEN IMMEDIATELY". IT'S SUPER EFFECTIVE!!! Open up that classical music pokédex please because this time we chat about sexy-emo-goth Paganini catchin' them all (N.B. by "them" we mean a melange of diseases), and discuss the life and works of a man people literally referred to as "Mr Get-Louder". Enjoy! Music Featured in this Episode:"24 Caprices pour violin Op.1: Caprice No. 24" - Niccolò Paganini"Violin Concerto No.4 in D Minor: 2. Adagio flebile con sen ...

WHO IS GARY WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT WHERE AM I? All will be revealed in this bombastic episode of That Classical Podcast, in which we talk poetry, peace pipes, epic corn, weird friends who tell you to get on a boat and leave them alone and, of course, Johnny Depp. Enjoy!

WHO IS GARY WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT WHERE AM I? All will be revealed in this bombastic episode of That Classical Podcast, in which we talk poetry, peace pipes, epic corn, weird friends who tell you to get on a boat and leave them alone and, of course, Johnny Depp. Enjoy!Music Featured in this Episode:"Hiawatha / Hiawatha's Wedding Feast: And when all the guests had finished" - Samuel Coleridge-Taylor"Symphonic Variations on an African Air, Op. 63" - Samuel Coleridge-Taylor"Peter Grimes, Op. 3 ...

I MEAN FOR THE LOVE OF CTHULHU WHAT EVEN IS A SYMPHONY?! Yeah fair play m8, we haven't actually explained it yet and we've been going on about it for YONKS. Well dear listeney friends, this episode we explain the living daylights out of what a symphony actually is, so you can put that in your proverbial pipe and proverbially smoke it responsibly. Enjoy! Music Featured in this Episode: "Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor: IV. Adagietto" - Gustav Mahler "Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op 47: 1. Moderato" - Dmitri Shostakovich "Symphony No. 1 in E-Flat, Op 32: I. Assez vif et rythmé" - George Enescu "Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 - "Choral": 4. Presto - Allegro ma non Troppo - Ludvig van Beethoven ***Follow us on Facebook, Twitter (@thatclassical) and on Instagram (@thatclassicalinsta) for some top notch social media entertainment. We promise it won't just be jokes about Mozart. N.B. we can make no promises it won't just be jokes about Mozart.***

I MEAN FOR THE LOVE OF CTHULHU WHAT EVEN IS A SYMPHONY?! Yeah fair play m8, we haven't actually explained it yet and we've been going on about it for YONKS. Well dear listeney friends, this episode we explain the living daylights out of what a symphony actually is, so you can put that in your proverbial pipe and proverbially smoke it responsibly. Enjoy!Music Featured in this Episode:"Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor: IV. Adagietto" - Gustav Mahler"Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op 47: 1. Moderato" - ...

IF YOU'VE EVER WONDERED HOW A PIZZA CAN BE MADE INTO MUSIC, TODAY'S YOUR LUCKY DAY.

IF YOU'VE EVER WONDERED HOW A PIZZA CAN BE MADE INTO MUSIC, TODAY'S YOUR LUCKY DAY. Come one, come all, it's time for another dive into the twiddly Baroque waters to find more misshapen weird pearls to give to our friends we don't like. This episode we lament castrati, discuss luxury orphanages, and Kelly finally tells a joke she's been saving since May 2016. Enjoy!Music Featured in this Episode: "Abdelazer, Z.570: Rondeau" - Henry Purcell "The Fairy Queen / Act 2: One Charming Night" - Henry Pu ...

WOULD YOU MARRY A GOBLIN? FRANKLY OUR ADVICE IS T…

WOULD YOU MARRY A GOBLIN? FRANKLY OUR ADVICE IS TO STAY AWAY. For more top tips, why not listen to our brand spanking new episode, in which we discuss pigeons, wedding guests made of seafood and absolutely rubbish practical jokes. Enjoy! Music Featured in this Episode: "The Water Goblin, Op. 107" - Antonín Dvořák "Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104, B. 191: 1. Allegro " - Antonín Dvořák "Symphony No. 3 in F, Op. 90: 1. Allegro con brio" - Johannes Brahms "Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G Minor" - Joh ...

DOWN YOUR TOOLS. STOP THE PRESSES. CEASE PETTING …

DOWN YOUR TOOLS. STOP THE PRESSES. CEASE PETTING THAT DOG. YES, IT IS TIME TO TALK ABOUT MOZART. AND HAYDN. We are ginormously excited to bring you this episode, featuring jokes about butts (all courtesy of Wolfgang) and tales of menstruation (that one's on Joseph. Literally!) Enjoyyyyy Music Featured in this Episode: "Requiem in D Minor, K.626: 3. Sequentia - Confutatis" - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart "Sonata for 2 Pianos in D, K448: 1. Allegro con spirito" - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart "Symphony in D, ...

HOLD YOUR HORSES PAL - A SECOND EPISODE ON MODERN…

HOLD YOUR HORSES PAL - A SECOND EPISODE ON MODERN CLASSICAL MUSIC WHY HAVE YOU DONE THIS. I'll tell you why: because we think modern classical music is tickety-boo that's why. This episode we explore some more classical bangers from the last century, and frankly we think you're gonna love it. Enjoy! Music Featured In This Episode: "Overture Candide" - Leonard Bernstein "Different Trains - America Before the War [movement 1]" - Steve Reich "The Lamb" - John Tavener "Finding the Pattern" - Jessic ...

BEHOLD: ANCIENT FINNISH TINDER DATES, BEAUTIFUL S…

BEHOLD: ANCIENT FINNISH TINDER DATES, BEAUTIFUL SAWMILLS, WW2 EXTRAMARITAL CANOODLING AND THE MUSICAL EQUIVALENT OF THE VILLAGE BICYCLE. All this and more awaits your lovely ears in this episode of That Classical Podcast. Enjoy! Music Featured in this Episode: "Pohjola's Daughter" - Jean Sibelius "Andante Festivo" - Jean Sibelius "Symphony No. 6 in E Minor: 1. Allegro" - Ralph Vaughan Williams "Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis" - Ralph Vaughan Williams ***Follow us on Twitter (@thatclassi ...

IF IT'S NOT BAROQUE DON'T FIX IT AMIRITE?! I'll l…

IF IT'S NOT BAROQUE DON'T FIX IT AMIRITE?! I'll leave. In this episode we shoot the Baroque breeze and tell you all about this trill-riddled, artsy-fartsy, misshapen pearl type period of music time. Enjoy! Music Featured in this Episode: "Che si può fare" - Barbara Strozzi "Suite for Solo Cello No.1 in G, BWV 1007: 1. Prélude" - J.S. Bach "Sonata in G Minor for the Violin and Continuo, "The Devil's Trill": 3. Andante-Allegro" - Giuseppe Tartini "Messiah HWV 56 / Pt. 2: Behold the Lamb of God" - ...

WHEN I SAY THE WORDS "MIGHTY HANDFUL", WHAT EXACT…

WHEN I SAY THE WORDS "MIGHTY HANDFUL", WHAT EXACTLY COMES TO MIND? ACTUALLY ON SECOND THOUGHT PLEASE DON'T ANSWER THAT QUESTION. To summarise, today we're talking about two prominent members of that mightiest of handfuls - Alexander Borodin and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov! Gird your loins for 60-second biographies, poorly summarised operas and puberty in a barrel at sea. Enjoy! Music Featured in this Episode: "Prince Igor: Act II: Polovtsian Dances" - Alexander Borodin "String Quartet No. 2 in D Ma ...

DID YOU KNOW THAT SOMETIMES WOMEN ALSO WRITE MUSI…

DID YOU KNOW THAT SOMETIMES WOMEN ALSO WRITE MUSIC AND IT'S EXCELLENT? WELL OK THEN THAT'S GREAT I WAS JUST CHECKING DON'T GIVE ME YOUR SASS. This episode we talk about the female of the species writing some absolute classical bangers over the past 1000 years. Enjoy! Music Featured in this Episode: "Ancient Suite" - Hildegarde von Bingen "Piano Sonata in G Minor: IV. Finale: Presto-Allegro moderato e con espressione" - Fanny Mendelsohhn "String Quartet: I. Modere" - Germaine Tailleferre "Garden ...

"CONCERTO? I DON'T HAVE TIME FOR YOUR WORD GAMES"…

"CONCERTO? I DON'T HAVE TIME FOR YOUR WORD GAMES" is what some people might exclaim when they hear the word "concerto" because a) they don't have time for your word games and b) what actually IS a concerto? Well this episode we finally solve that great concerto-ey mystery - Enjoy! Music Featured in this Episode: "Concerto for Lute, 2 Violins and Continuo in D, RV.93: 3. Allegro" - Antonio Vivaldi "Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op.47: 1. Allegro moderato" - Jean Sibelius "Piano Concerto in A Minor ...

"IT'S NOT QUITE WIZZARD BUT IT'S ARGUABLY BETTER …

"IT'S NOT QUITE WIZZARD BUT IT'S ARGUABLY BETTER THAN WIZZARD" is what you're definitely gonna say after listening to this special festive episode of That Classical Podcast! Please enjoy our xmas offerings, and we'll catch you all in 2017. MEZZA CRIMBO EVERYBODY! Music Featured in this episode: "March" from The Nutcracker - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky "Lully, Lulla, Lullay" - Philip Stopford "O Magnum Mysterium" - Morten Lauridsen "In Terra Pax: Original Version - A Frosty Christmas Eve" - Gerald ...

SINGING IS, AS THEY SAY IN OLD COUNTRY, "THE NUTS…

SINGING IS, AS THEY SAY IN OLD COUNTRY, "THE NUTS". At least we think it is. That's why this episode we're talking all about choral music and all that not jazz. We also discuss brothels, breasts and Michael Caine. Enjoy! A special thank you to our friend Michael for helping us with the intro and stings this episode - THNKS. Music Featured in this episode: "Spem in Alium" - Thomas Tallis "Just (After Song of Songs)" - David Lang "Crucifixus" - Antonio Lotti "Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal" - Paul ...

EPISODE 8 RHYMES WITH ONLY ONE THING: "IT'S TIME …

EPISODE 8 RHYMES WITH ONLY ONE THING: "IT'S TIME TO DO PIANO THINGS ABOUT THE... THE PIANO AND THE KEYS WITH THE DOOT DOOT AND PIANO TIME" Yes folks you heard me right, it's time to unveil the secrets of that ebony and ivory goddess, the pianee. Come with us on a journey through time and space but mainly time. ENJOY! Music featured in this episode: "Goldberg Variations" - Johann Sebastian Bach "Piano Concerto No. 11 in D major: I. Vivace" - Joseph Haydn "Ballade No. 1 in G Minor" - Frederic C ...

"NEEDS MORE GOBLIN." If you've ever thought this …

"NEEDS MORE GOBLIN." If you've ever thought this about anything at all, then number 7 is the episode for you. We've got goblin grots, STDs, water bucket deafness and more! You are welcome. Music featured in this episode: "Ave Maria" - Franz Schubert "Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D.759: Allegro moderato" - Franz Schubert "Symphony No. 5 in C minor: Allegro con brio" - Ludwig van Beethoven "Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor (Moonlight Sonata)" - Ludwig van Beethoven ***Follow us on Twitter (@th ...

OPERA. DO YOU HATE IT? WELL THEN. Yay or nay it m…

OPERA. DO YOU HATE IT? WELL THEN. Yay or nay it matters not - this is the episode for you. Kelly tries to convince Chris that opera is DA BOMB - does she succeed? Have a listen. Music featured in this episode: "Tu se' morta" from "L'Orfeo" - Claudio Monteverdi "Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen" from "Die Zauberflöte" - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart "Dido's Lament: When I am Laid in Earth" from "Dido and Aeneas" - Henry Purcell ***Follow us on Twitter (@thatclassical) and on Instagram (@thatcl ...

"MODERN?! GET OUT OF MY HOUSE." is what some peop…

"MODERN?! GET OUT OF MY HOUSE." is what some people might say when other people start talking about modern classical music. But we shan't leave your house we're going to stand here and chat to you about it and hopefully make you laugh or maybe make you spill your drink maybe both. Enjoy! Music featured in this episode: "Five Hebrew Love Songs - Éyze shéleg!" - Eric Whitacre "Harmonielehre: Part I" - John Adams "Tabula Rasa: I. Ludus" - Arvo Pärt "Comptine d`un autre été: l'apres-midi" - Yann ...

YES THAT'S RIGHT we have RETURNED with another da…

YES THAT'S RIGHT we have RETURNED with another darntootlingly informative episode of That Classical Podcast. The 60-second bios are back with a vengeance, and this time it's all about Russians and also about sensual frappuccinos and asparagus. More on that later. Enjoy! Music featured in this episode: "String Sextet in D Minor Op. 70: Souvenirs de Florence" - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky "Nutcracker Suite Op. 71a: Arabian Dance (Coffee)" Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Va ...

OMG THE CELLO SAY WHUTTTTTTTTT This week we explo…

OMG THE CELLO SAY WHUTTTTTTTTT This week we explore all things 'cello, including some old tunes, some new tunes, and some rogue tunes. Oh yeah and some German rap. Music featured in this episode: "Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major, Op. 107: Allegretto" - Dmitri Shostakovich "Julie-o" - Mark Summer "Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85: Adagio-Moderato" - Edward Elgar "Shadow of Doubt" - Yoko Kanno ***Follow us on Twitter (@thatclassical) and on Instagram (@thatclassicalinsta) for some top not ...

Episode two HOT OFF THE PODCAST PRESS. Featuring…

Episode two HOT OFF THE PODCAST PRESS. Featuring the life and times of Stravinsky and Debussy in 60 seconds or less (or more) and a song which is legitimately about a man with a bag of fleas. ENJOY! Music featured in this episode: "Clair de Lune" by Claude Debussy "Chansons de Bilitis" by Claude Debussy "Four Russian Peasant Songs" by Igor Stravinsky "The Rite of Spring" by Igor Stravinsky ***Follow us on Twitter (@thatclassical) and on Instagram (@thatclassicalinsta) for some top notch soci ...

Welcome to the first episode of That Classical Po…

Welcome to the first episode of That Classical Podcast! Do you like classical music? Then COME ON DOWN. Do you not like classical music? THEN COME ON EVEN MORE DOWN. This episode we talk about why we think classical music is great, and why we really want you to think the same. Music featured in this episode: "The Lark Ascending" by Ralph Vaughan Williams "Alborada del Gracioso" ("Morning Song of the Jester") from the Miroirs Suite by Maurice Ravel "Erbame Dich" from the St. Matthew Passion by ...