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Ep 47: 500 Megatons Of Tuba With Øystein Baadsvik

Ep 47: 500 Megatons Of Tuba With Øystein Baadsvik

Hope all of you in the States enjoyed your Thanksgiving. We took some time off to enjoy ours, so this week, we're giving you old gold. Øystein was recently in Houston, and because our stars didn't align, we weren't able to record a new episode with him. (Øystein, come back anytime, buddy!)To make up for that, we give you this rerun. Anyhow, prepare to fall in love with the tuba!

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Learn 100% more about the tuba in this episode than you've ever known! Norwegian tuba soloist and chamber musician Øystein Baadsvik is the only tuba virtuoso in the world to make a career exclusively as a soloist. He is also the only tuba player in the world to have a great story about touring with a punk band. He joins us all the way from Norway to tell us about this shadowy instrument: its size, its repertoire, and its fnugg.

For more about Øystein Baadsvik: www.baadsvik.com.

For more about Classical Classroom: www.houstonpublicmedia.org/classroom.

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