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Worldly Music Discoveries: Episode One: Classical Music, Inspired by the World

Worldly Music Discoveries: Episode One: Classical Music, Inspired by the World

Chart positions

This show was 11th in the global classical chart and 88th in the global world chart.

Episode One: Classical Music, Inspired by the World
To Explain Episode One: Classical Music inspired by the World.
In this episode, Justyna discovers how classically trained composers transcribed oriental atmosphere, ambiance or feelings to compose classical tunes, which in their opinion, transcend the listener to faraway lands. Places that were distant and places where many listeners were unable to travel too. As is the case with Debussy and his gamelan (Indonesia) influenced compositions. There were no mass traveling, and original field study recordings were very rarely accessible, so composers had to imagine themselves in foreign lands and put this onto paper and write the music. We then touched more contemporary composers who had the influence of research and perhaps even travel.
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Comments

Kristian Radolovic

Such a brave excursion into classical musical motifs steeped with the influence of an idea of the East whether Near or Far. The music flies like a boomerang back into time and revolves back into the present of their era and in its sound moves even forward to ore present. A bravura mix of the most indefatigable in Classical music.