Creatively Speaking
5:12 pm
Sun February 8, 2015

Will 27 Pieces Win Violinist Hilary Hahn One More Grammy Award?

[Update: Yes! Hilary Hahn won in her category on February 8, 2015]

An encore may be played after a scheduled piece. However, it’s not an afterthought. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, violinist Hillary Hahn’s collection of commissioned encores, that is up for a GRAMMY for "Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance" at next month’s ceremony, showcases more than two dozen such works for violin and piano.

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4:34 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Trumpeter Herb Alpert: Puttin' on the Hitz

Trumpeter Herb Alpert

If you were around in the 1960s, you'll remember the distinctive sound of Herb Alpert's trumpet on songs such as "The Lonely Bull," "Spanish Flea," "Lollipops and Roses," and "Whipped Cream."  You probably also remember that the latter three were prominently used as theme music in the TV show, The Dating Game.

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8:51 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Temple University-Commissioned Orchestral Works Earn GRAMMY Nominations

The Temple University Symphony Orchestra is on the move...and there's a Dave Brubeck connection!
  • Source: Temple
  • | Via: Hillel Hoffman
Two major pieces of orchestral music performed and recorded by the Temple University Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Professor Luis Biava have been nominated for a 2013 GRAMMY Award.