Music, Stories, And Turkey Triage: Thanksgiving Day Special Programs On NWPB
The Splendid Table’s Turkey Confidential: The annual Thanksgiving call-in show! Francis Lam takes calls and comes to the rescue of cooks, kitchen helpers and dinner guests during the biggest cooking day of the year.
This year’s special guests include Pati Jinich, Kenji Lopez, Baker Cheryl Day, and David Chang and Priya Krishna, co-authors of the new book Cook at Home: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Recipes (And Love My Microwave). Thanksgiving Day, NPR News service, 9-11 AM
Giving Thanks: Music and stories that reflect the meaning of gratitude. Giving Thanks sounds the way Thanksgiving feels: inviting, warm, and festive. No clichés about pilgrims and pumpkin pies. Instead, it’s a contemporary, thoughtful celebration of spirit of the holiday. Special guests include Stanley Tucci and Naomi Shihab Nye. Music from Eric Whitacre, Bach, Copland and more complete the scene. Thanksgiving Day, NPR and Classical music service 9-11 AM, 8-10 PM
Every Good Thing: Join classical music fans from around the country as they give thanks and celebrate one of life’s most meaningful gifts: music.
Listeners nationwide share stories about their favorite classical music pieces. Thanksgiving Day, NPR and Classical music service, 3-4 PM
There’s a recipe for just this baroque-era staple included in The Little Bach Book by the Oregon-based tenor, Bach specialist and book designer David Gordon (Lucky Valley Press, 2017). Only 160 pages, including maps, glossary, timeline, recommendations for further reading and, yes, recipes, Gordon’s little book reveals the magnificent Johann Sebastian Bach as a man of his time, a hardworking family man whose daily life included a great deal of beer. Continue Reading Ever had beer soup? Bach did. And you can too!
What is it about some music that feels just right for these challenging times? In Victoria, BC, the theme of the 13th Annual Pacific Baroque Festival is “From the Ground, Up,” featuring just that kind of music: the kind that builds on repetition. Marc Destrubé, the internationally-acclaimed violinist and teacher, and the Pacific Baroque Festival’s Artistic Director, says it’s because there’s something comforting about hearing a bass line over and over again. Continue Reading The Pacific Baroque Festival in Victoria Returns With Music That Reassures And Comforts
When a student becomes an award-winner, you congratulate the teacher, right? A teacher like Dr. Chris Dickey, assistant professor of tuba at WSU. His student earned this year’s first prize in European Music at the Charleston International Music Competition. The student is WSU sophomore Tim Schrader. Continue Reading Passing The Baton: WSU Tuba Professor Dr. Chris Dickey And Student Tim Schrader