Tune in Tuesday, September 1st, and Thursday, September 3rd, at 9 pm to hear the latest from Conversations on the Leading Edge, a collaboration between the Earth Institute's Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity and WKCR's Late City Edition. In this conversation, Meredith Smith talks with Dr. Peter Coleman about Dynamical Systems Theory, a mathematical approach to sustaining peace and resolving conflict. Dr. Peter...
Tune in on Tuesday, September 1st, at 9:30 pm to hear an interview with Stanley Nelson, an Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, and the writer, producer, and director of the film The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution. In this interview, Nelson talks with WKCR programmer Danielle Smith about the complicated nature of the history of the Black Panther Party, the lack of education surrounding them, and the power a...
Johannes Brahms's German Requiem is one of the most beloved choral works of all time. In the composer's magnum opus, he shuns typical Latin texts and instead opts for German Lutheran texts free of eschatological redemption. The result is what Brahms termed a "human requiem," a meditation of man's time on earth; however, what many do not know about the Deutsches Requiem is that Brahms also composed a piano duet of the entire work for four hands, which has also been used in
Coming up this Monday from 6pm to 9pm EDT on WKCR, vibraphonist/composer Bill Ware and host Mitch Goldman put Horace Silver in Deep Focus. Hard-to-find radio broadcasts from the WKCR archives help them shed new light on this influential musical thinker. Where on your dial will you ever find this other than 89.9FM or WKCR.org? Nowhere, that's where!
Well renowned santoor player, Rahul Sharma, famous Afghan rubab player Homayun Sakhi and talented tabla player Salar Nader came together for a concert performance at Carnegie Hall presented by Robert Browning Associates. They have collaborated over the years with other musicians to rejuvenate the music from the courts of Mughal emperors for an album that was co-produced by the Aga Khan