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That Classical Podcast

Kelly, Sascha and Chris talk to you about classical music whilst making you laugh. AND LEARN. www.ThatClassicalPodcast.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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"Water Gits and Beard Pranks": Dvořák & Brahms

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" - Johannes Brahms Follow us on 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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31mins

2 Jul 2017

Rank #1

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"Sword Fights and Magic Cake": Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninoff

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 (Variations)" - Sergei Rachmaninoff "Vespers op.37/5: Nyne Otpushchaeshi" - Sergei Rachmaninoff Follow us on 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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

37mins

11 Jul 2016

Rank #2

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That Classical Isolation: Our Current Faves #3

YES WE'VE DONE IT AGAIN. We've plugged-in our mics, boosted our wifi and hidden under our chunkiest sound-absorbent blankets to bring you yet ANOTHER social-distancing classical extravaganza, available for a limited time only! Stay safe and enjoy!The article Sascha was talking about here.... https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/grieving-with-brahms Little bits and pieces you might want to know about...Here's where you can hear all the music from all the episodes: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6HxdsK2pKwY2Dt44nvSojlAnd our Patreon for those who want more TCP: https://www.patreon.com/ThatClassicalPodcastWebsite: https://www.thatclassicalpodcast.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thatclassicalInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatclassicalinsta/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatclassicalpodcast/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

20mins

18 May 2020

Rank #3

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"John Shmayfploven and Floating Castle Baddies": The Cello

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 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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36mins

20 Jun 2016

Rank #4

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"Full Wangs and Sister-Wife Wonders": Modern Classical Music III

WHOEVER SAID CLASSICAL MUSIC WAS BORING, WE'VE GOT THREE WORDS FOR YOU: NAKED OPERA SINGERS. This episode, we're re-opening our mysterious box of Modern Classical Music, and it's filled with ancient history, rubber duckies, big Gavs and small loin cloths... and also biscuits. Enjoy!Not enough TCP? Go here to find out more... Here's where you can hear all the music from all the episodes: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6HxdsK2pKwY2Dt44nvSojlOur Patreon for those who want more TCP: https://www.patreon.com/ThatClassicalPodcastWebsite: https://www.thatclassicalpodcast.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thatclassicalInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatclassicalinsta/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatclassicalpodcast/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

30mins

27 May 2019

Rank #5

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"Young B****** and The Pink Peril": Women Composers Pt. II

THEY CAME, THEY COMPOSED, THEY CONQUERED. Yes, in this INCREDIBLY ladylike episode of That Classical Podcast, we discuss the women who shook-up the classical world, and wrote some extraordinary music. Enjoy!And you can find all of the pieces used in our episodes in our Spotify playlist hereNot enough TCP? Go here to find out more... Here's where you can hear all the music from all the episodes: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6HxdsK2pKwY2Dt44nvSojlOur Patreon for those who want more TCP: https://www.patreon.com/ThatClassicalPodcastWebsite: https://www.thatclassicalpodcast.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thatclassicalInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatclassicalinsta/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatclassicalpodcast/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

38mins

11 Nov 2019

Rank #6

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THAT CLASSICAL HANDOVER: New Beginnings

TIMES ARE A-CHANGIN' HERE AT THAT CLASSICAL PODCAST. Find out how, why and who in this freshly-squeezed new episode. Enjoy!Not enough TCP? Go here to find out more... Here's where you can hear all the music from all the episodes: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6HxdsK2pKwY2Dt44nvSojlOur Patreon for those who want more TCP: https://www.patreon.com/ThatClassicalPodcastWebsite: https://www.thatclassicalpodcast.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thatclassicalInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatclassicalinsta/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatclassicalpodcast/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

29mins

15 Oct 2019

Rank #7

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"Two-Hit Wonders and Prima Donna Fisticuffs": Pachelbel & Handel

OUT OF THE WAY LADS, THE MOST IMPRESSIVELY BORING MAN IN MUSICAL HISTORY IS COMING THROUGH (BUT WE STILL THINK HE'S A BIT OF ALRIGHT). This time on That Classical Podcast we discuss one (and two) hit wonders, eye doctors who pride themselves on consistently blinding all their patients, and whether Beyonce or Mariah Carey would win in a fight. Enjoy!Music featured in this Episode:"Canon in D" - Johann Pachelbel"Magnificat in C Minor - Gloria" - Johann Pachelbel"Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 2: "All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray" - George Frideric Handel"Serse / Act 1, HWV 40: "Ombra Mai Fu" - George Frideric Handel See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35mins

6 Aug 2018

Rank #8

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"Patriotic Hamburgers and Bangerception": Elgar & Holst

**SILLY AND RUDE OUTTAKES AT THE END OF THE EPISODE BECAUSE YES OK** COME ON THEN WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE PLANET? (DO ONE, PLUTO.) This time we chat about space-type-things and Bugs Bunny, Harry Styles, Mcdonald's adverts and Tena Ladys. Enjoy! Music Featured in this Episode:"Variations on an original theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9. Nimrod (Adagio)" - Edward Elgar"Salut d'amour, Op.12" - Edward Elgar"The Planets, Op, 32: 4. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity" - Gustav Holst"Seven Part Songs: Love On my Heart From Heaven Fell" - Gustav Holst See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33mins

5 Apr 2018

Rank #9

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"The Medieval Monster Mash and Sad Clouds": Saint-Saëns & Satie

BONJOUR AND TOOT DE LA FRUIT. Mais oui, this time we are discussing not one but TWO French composers who were tres bon at the old musique. Have a nibble on a croissant and settle down for some weird chat about dancing skeletons, musical lead poisoning and dating dos and don'ts. Enjoy!Music Featured in This Episode:"Danse Macabre, Op.40, R.171" - Camille Saint-Saëns"Le Carnaval des Animaux: Aquarium" - Camille Saint-Saëns"3 Gymnopédies: No.1 Lent et douloureux" - Erik Satie"Gnossiennes: No.1 - Lent" - Erik Satie See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

38mins

22 Jan 2018

Rank #10

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"The Catholic Underworld and Economical Plagiarism": Byrd & Monteverdi

CAN A PERSON BE PHYSICALLY ATTRACTED TO AN ANCIENT WOODEN ETCHING? BLINK TWICE IF YES. In this old-skool episode: The Byrd is genuinely the word, we decide to crowdfund a really-quite-terribly-thought-out Hollywood blockbuster, and of course finish up by doing the full Monty - enjoy!Music Featured In This Episode:"Ave Verum Corpus - (Motet)" - William Byrd"Mass for Four Voices: Sanctus - Benedictus" William Byrd"Zefiro torna, SV 251" - Claudio Monteverdi"Vespro della Beata Virgine - Versiculum: Deus in adiutorium" - Claudio Monteverdi See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35mins

9 May 2018

Rank #11

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"Turtle-Dad and Angel Chunes": Modern Classical Music

"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 Tiersen Follow us on 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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33mins

25 Jul 2016

Rank #12

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"Ave Goblin and Ludwig Fernandez-Versini": Schubert & Beethoven

"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 (@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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34mins

26 Sep 2016

Rank #13

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"Foot Tragedies and 'Artistic' Naked Bits": Strozzi & Lully

FOR NEVER WAS A STORY OF MORE WOE... THAN THIS OF STABBING YOUR FOOT WITH A SHARP STICK, FO SHO. Today we discuss two small but wonderful fish in one of our favourite musical ponds (beginning with "B", and ending with "aroque"). Enjoy!Not enough TCP? Go here to find out more... Here's where you can hear all the music from all the episodes: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6HxdsK2pKwY2Dt44nvSojlOur Patreon for those who want more TCP: https://www.patreon.com/ThatClassicalPodcastWebsite: https://www.thatclassicalpodcast.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thatclassicalInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatclassicalinsta/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatclassicalpodcast/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33mins

11 Mar 2019

Rank #14

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"Hot Samwise and Classical Rasputin": Wagner & Gesualdo

SURE, THESE COMPOSERS ARE LITERALLY THE WORST... BUT THEY DID WRITE SOME BANGING TUNES. Yes, in this episode of That Classical Podcast we reveal the composers you love to hate, and explore their extra-marital affairs, gruesome double-murders and inexplicable tree-cutting rampages. Enjoy!Little bits and pieces you might want to know about... Here's where you can hear all the music from all the episodes: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6HxdsK2pKwY2Dt44nvSojlAnd our Patreon for those who want more TCP: https://www.patreon.com/ThatClassicalPodcastWebsite: https://www.thatclassicalpodcast.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thatclassical Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatclassicalinsta/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatclassicalpodcast/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

46mins

14 Jan 2020

Rank #15

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"Cousin Love and Tragic Hammers": Smetana & Mahler

INAPPROPRIATE COUSIN CANOODLING! MASSIVE MYSTERY BOXES!! POP GOES THE WEASEL??! All these quite weird things [and more] await your gorgeous ears and fabulous mind-brains in this episode of That Classical Podcast. Enjoy!Music Featured in this Episode:"Má Vlast, JB1:112 2. Vltava" - Bedřich Smetana"String Quartet No.1 E minor "From My Life": 3. Largo sostenuto" - Bedřich Smetana"Das Lied von der Erde: Das Trinklied vom Jammer der Erde" - Gustav Mahler"Symphony No.6 in A minor: 4. Finale (Allegro moderato)" - Gustav Mahler See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33mins

19 Mar 2018

Rank #16

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"Crazy Old Maurice and Rhythm Orgies": Ravel & Gershwin

IT'S JAZZ O'CLOCK OVER HERE AT THAT CLASSICAL PODCAST AND WE'RE NOT SORRY. It's true, today we're giving you the lowdown on two blokes who loved to spice up their classical compositions with a large zesty dollop of Le Jazz. Tune in for talk of weird ballets, Bolero dissing and Gene Kelly's derriere. Enjoy!Music Featured in this Episode:"Daphnis et Chloé, M.57 - Ballet en 3 parties (complete)/Troisième partie: Danse générale" - Maurice Ravel"Piano Concerto in G Major, M. 83 3. Presto" - Maurice Ravel"Concerto in F: 3. Allegro agitato" - George Gershwin"An American in Paris" - George Gershwin See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35mins

8 Jan 2018

Rank #17

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"Bach Fan-girling and O.J. Tartini": Baroque

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" - George Frideric Handel Follow us on 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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

29mins

10 Apr 2017

Rank #18

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"Tuneful Farts and The Zoomtube": Woodwind

GIRD YOUR LITERAL AND PROVERBIAL LOINS PEOPLE, 'CAUSE IT'S TIME TO TALK ABOUT SOME TUBES WITH HOLES IN THEM AND ALSO WIND. AND ALSO KENNY G. Yes you heard me right, in this episode we shoot the woodwindy breeze, and that breeze is FUUUUH-RESH!?! Enjoy!Music Featured in this Episode:"Serenade in B Flat K, 361. "Gran Partita": 3. Adagio" - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart"Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L.86" - Claude Debussy"Fantasia for Soprano Saxaphone, 3 Horns and String Orchestra: 3. Très Animé" - Heitor Villa-Lobos"Peer Gynt, Op. 23 - Incidental Music: No. 8. In the Hall of the Mountain King" - Edvard Grieg See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36mins

18 Jun 2018

Rank #19

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"Hades' Cat and Cuckoo-Clock Robots": Opera

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 (@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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

26mins

5 Sep 2016

Rank #20