Music for Life

Hosted by Ryan Malone

Music for Life is a music-appreciation and music-history based program that explores the purpose and value of music to humanity’s enrichment. Hosted by Ryan Malone, it features interviews with artists performing at the Armstrong Auditorium sponsored by the Armstrong International Cultural Foundation.

#103: Sonata for a Hippogriff

Aired Monday, November 6, 2017   ·   04:00 PM CST   ·   56 minutes

In this episode, we explore the composer Camille Saint-Saëns and his first violin sonata in D minor — considered so difficult in places, only a mythical creature would likely be able to play it.

Download: MP3 (51.8 MB)

Show Notes

Violinist Ray Chen performance at Armstrong Auditorium:

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