Antonio Vivaldi http://wrti.org en Revved-up Vivaldi, Persian Bamboo And Soaring Spirituals: New Classical Albums http://wrti.org/post/revved-vivaldi-persian-bamboo-and-soaring-spirituals-new-classical-albums It's a brave new musical world. Between downloads, iPods, music sharing websites and the good old CD, we have more easy access to the songs and symphonies we love than ever before. In this visit to <em>All Things Considered</em>, host <a href="http://www.npr.org/people/102444338/jacki-lyden" target="_blank">Jacki Lyden</a> and I explore an East meets West mashup in a concerto for Persian ney (bamboo flute) and orchestra, a young composer who treats electronic and acoustic instruments as equals, an opera star who goes back to church and a violinist who plays Vivaldi with delicious abandon. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 18:19:37 +0000 Tom Huizenga 6143 at http://wrti.org Revved-up Vivaldi, Persian Bamboo And Soaring Spirituals: New Classical Albums Violinist Joshua Bell Plays Vivaldi http://wrti.org/post/violinist-joshua-bell-plays-vivaldi <p>Jill Pasternak speaks with the Grammy Award-winning violinist about his new recording of Vivaldi's <em>The Four Seasons.</em><br><br>In Joshua Bell's concerts and recordings, his bold, charismatic artistry has brought a fresh voice to the most venerable masterpieces while also uncovering lesser-known gems and new works.<br><br>"Mr. Bell doesn't stand in anyone's shadow." - <em>The New York Times</em></p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 13 Sep 2008 16:22:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2015 at http://wrti.org Violinist Joshua Bell Plays Vivaldi