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Live in Studio C

Tuesdays at noon and rebroadcast Thursdays at 6:06 pm on 91Classical

Live classical music performances from Nashville Public Radio's Studio C, hosted by Colleen Phelps. Listen live on 91Classical,  Tuesdays at 12:06 p.m., catch the rebroadcast Thursdays at 6:06 p.m., or scroll down and hear archived performances below:

  

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In addition to their energized performance, Belmont Camerata also brought their observations about how the love between Robert and Clara Schumann was reflected in their music.

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Adding double bass to the traditional string quartet format allows the Avila Soul String Quintet a whole new vocabulary of harmony and rhythm. They brought their bowing and chopping to Studio C this week.

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In their first Live In Studio C performance in over a decade, Duology brought back several audience favorites, as well as a taste of their newest release. The guitar duo's upcoming Christmas album is a mix of new pieces and traditional holiday music.

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Kirsten Agresta-Copely has played Carnegie Hall and the Tonight Show. She plays with the New York Pops, for tea at the St. Regis, and then makes her way back to Nashville to teach at Vanderbilt. And this week she brought some of her favorite covers to Live in Studio C.

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It's an auspicious honor to have a piece of music named after you. Flutist Molly Barth would know, and she'll also tell you that the idea to include a name comes from the composer, not the title-character.

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When guitarist Andrés Segovia visited Paris in the 1920s he inspired many French composers who were not even guitarists to write with a Spanish flair. Richard Todd brought a selection of these pieces to Studio C.

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Nashville Shakespeare Festival has four actors playing double duty at tricking characters into mourning. Don't worry: both The Tempest and Pericles have happy endings. But this particular deceit is set to music by local composers Jodie O'Regan and Rolan Mains.

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Each of the three art songs that local composer David Ragland brought to Studio C were paired with one of his arrangements of a spiritual, a structure that seemed to add meaning to both of the songs in equal measure.

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Gentle introspection at the piano from composer Cristina Spinei marked the midpoint of Local Composers Month. A change from her usual energetic fare meant for dancing, each piece brought a feeling of calm and stillness.

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Is there a more intense day-to-day frustration than trying to find a parking spot in a crowded lot? Violist Christopher Farrell made productive use of his ire over that exact situation.

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