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Ep. 96: Øystein Baadsvik, tubist

Let's Talk Off The Podium

Ep. 96: Øystein Baadsvik, international soloist and chamber musician. Let's Talk Off The Podium with Tigran Arakelyan Øystein Baadsvik is voted one of the top ten brass players in history by the listeners on Classic FM. He did the first TED talk on the topic tuba and is one of the most popular classical musicians on YouTube with more than six million views. His multi-faceted musical career as a soloist and recording artist has taken him all over the world. He regularly gives master classes and clinics at major universities worldwide. In this podcast we talk about his approach to tuba techniques, composition, and hobbies. Mr. Baadsvik also talks about the ways he practiced in different times of his life and how he built a unique career as an international soloist, chamber musician and teacher. For more information about Øystein Baadsvik please visit: https://www.baadsvik.com/ © Let's Talk Off The Podium, 2020

42mins

11 May 2020

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Classical Classroom, Episode 47: RERUN - 500 Megatons Of Tuba With Øystein Baadsvik

Classical Classroom

Hope all of you in the States enjoyed your Thanksgiving. We took some time off to enjoy ours, so this week, we’re giving you old gold. Øystein was recently in Houston, and because our stars didn’t align, we weren’t able to record a new episode with him. (Øystein, come back anytime, buddy!) To make up for that, we give you this rerun.  Learn 100% more about the tuba in this episode than you’ve ever known! Norwegian tuba soloist and chamber musician Øystein Baadsvik is the only tuba virtuoso in the world to make a career exclusively as a soloist. He is also the only tuba player in the world to have a great story about touring with a punk band. He joins us all the way from Norway to tell us about this shadowy instrument: its size, its repertoire, and its fnugg. Audio production by Todd “Tall Texan” Hulslander with slings and arrows by Dacia Clay. Music in this episode: Bass Tuba Concerto in F Minor, 1st movement, by Ralph Vaughn Williams. Performed by Øystein Baadsvik. Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra 1st movement, by John Williams. Performed by Øystein Baadsvik. “Fnugg” from The Front Row – Reserved (a Houston Public Media compilation CD). Performed by Øystein Baadsvik. “Fnugg” from YouTube video Blood Sweat and Tears tuba solo The Cod Lovers Encounters II for solo tuba, performed by Roger Bobo “Csárdás by Vittorio Monti,” performed by Øystein Baadsvik. “Ordner seg (It’ll Be All Right)” from Ferry Tales by Øystein Baadsvik. “Winter” from the Four Seasons Concerto by Antonio Vivaldi, performed by Øystein Baadsvik. PS, The title for this show was inspired by a great band called 500 Megatons of Boogie. You can find out more about them here: www.reverbnation.com/500megatonsofboogie For more about Øystein Baadsvik: www.baadsvik.com.

38mins

30 Nov 2015

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Classical Classroom, Episode 47: 500 Megatons Of Tuba With Øystein Baadsvik

Classical Classroom

Learn 100% more about the tuba in this episode than you’ve ever known! Norwegian tuba soloist and chamber musician Øystein Baadsvik is the only tuba virtuoso in the world to make a career exclusively as a soloist. He is also the only tuba player in the world to have a great story about touring with a punk band. He joins us all the way from Norway to tell us about this shadowy instrument: its size, its repertoire, and its fnugg. Audio production by Todd “Tall Texan” Hulslander with slings and arrows by Dacia Clay. Music in this episode: – Bass Tuba Concerto in F Minor, 1st mvmt, by Ralph Vaughn Williams. Performed by Øystein Baadsvik. – Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra 1st mvmt, by John Williams. Performed by Øystein Baadsvik. – Fnugg from The Front Row – Reserved (a Houston Public Media compilation CD). Performed by Øystein Baadsvik. – Fnugg from YouTube video – Blood Sweat and Tears tuba solo from YouTube video – The Cod Lovers – Encounters II for solo tuba, performed by Roger Bobo – Csárdás by Vittorio Monti, performed by Øystein Baadsvik. – Ordner seg (It’ll Be All Right) from Ferry Tales by Øystein Baadsvik. – Winter from the Four Seasons Concerto by Antonio Vivaldi, performed by Øystein Baadsvik. For more about Øystein Baadsvik: www.baadsvik.com. PS, The title for this show was inspired by a great band called 500 Megatons of Boogie. You can find out more about them here: www.reverbnation.com/500megatonsofboogie

37mins

12 May 2014