Sacred Harp Singing http://wrti.org en A is for Art Museum--Fulfilling a Prophecy--Sacred Harp Singing--Philly a Brewery Town? http://wrti.org/post/art-museum-fulfilling-prophecy-sacred-harp-singing-philly-brewery-town <p>We listen back to Jim Cotter's conversation with Katy Friedland and Marla K. Shoemaker, the authors of the children's book <em>A is for Art Museum</em>.? We also drop in on an art program for pre-schoolers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. </p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the Penn Museum exhibition <em>Fulfilling a Prophecy: The Past and Present of the Lenape in Pennsylvania.</em></p> <p>Jason Peifer explores Sacred?Harp singing, a resurgent a cappella singing tradition that dates back to the early 1800s.</p> <p>Tom Keels uncovers Philadelphia's history as a brewery town and explores the city's current beer-making renaissance.</p> Sat, 10 Jan 2009 15:34:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer & Tom Keels 2071 at http://wrti.org A is for Art Museum--Fulfilling a Prophecy--Sacred Harp Singing--Philly a Brewery Town? Concertmaster David Kim--PA Ballet In Training--Pianist Andras Schiff--Sacred Harp Singing http://wrti.org/post/concertmaster-david-kim-pa-ballet-training-pianist-andras-schiff-sacred-harp-singing <p>Jim Cotter speaks with David Kim. The Philadelphia Orchestra celebrates his 10th anniversary as its concert master in a series of performances this week.</p> <p>As Pennsylvania Ballet prepares to open its 45th season, Susan Lewis looks at the company's summer excursion to a prolific training ground for new dancers in rural Pennsylvania. </p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles Andras Schiff and his current Beethoven sonata odyssey.</p> <p>Jason Peifer explores Sacred Harp singing, a resurgent a cappella singing tradition that dates back to the early 1800s. He visits a West Philadelphia group that meets monthly to sing Sacred Harp folk hymns.</p> Sat, 25 Oct 2008 20:50:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 2037 at http://wrti.org Concertmaster David Kim--PA Ballet In Training--Pianist Andras Schiff--Sacred Harp Singing