The Arts Underground

Can you manage a mambo? Or perhaps a waltz? The Arts Underground with Beth Norwood takes your mind places it didn't know it wanted to go.

This two-hour, free-form program seeks to delight the senses. You'll hear music from across time and space. A great fit for an afternoon party or other festive occasion.

The Arts Underground airs Saturday from 1-3pm ... or listen to a podcast below.

The Arts Underground "Moon Songs" (March 7, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The voice of Enrico Caruso; songs by Faure, the Schumanns and Schubert; performances by Miles Davis and Wes Montgomery; and music by Michael Kamen and Arnold Schoenberg. Howling encouraged.

The Arts Underground "Moon Songs" (March 7, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The voice of Enrico Caruso; songs by Faure, the Schumanns and Schubert; performances by Miles Davis and Wes Montgomery; and music by Michael Kamen and Arnold Schoenberg. Howling encouraged.

The Arts Underground "Meditation" (February 28, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Music to center and ground you. We'll hear from eight Tibetan lamas, Ravi and Anoushka Shankar, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, and from the albums Chakradancer and Asiabeat.

The Arts Underground "Meditation" (February 28, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Music to center and ground you. We'll hear from eight Tibetan lamas, Ravi and Anoushka Shankar, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, and from the albums Chakradancer and Asiabeat.

The Arts Underground "Commedia dell'Arte" (February 21, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Music instigated by the masked "types" of the theater; know any of these?

The Arts Underground "Commedia dell'Arte" (February 21, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Music instigated by the masked "types" of the theater; know any of these?

The arts underground "Claude Debussy and The Art of Noise" (February 14, 2015) Hour 1

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Original music of the pioneering French composer, and The Art of Noise doing their super-jazzed-up drum-and-bass-plus-rap version of Debussy's music, taking you into a dream world...

The Arts Underground "Claude Debussy and The Art of Noise" (February 14, 2015) Hour 2

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Original music of the pioneering French composer, and The Art of Noise doing their super-jazzed-up drum-and-bass-plus-rap version of Debussy's music, taking you into a dream world...

The Arts Underground "Music for Strange Creatures" (February 7, 2015) Hour 1

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Music by Camille Saint-Saens, Maurice Ravel, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, Michael Hearst and Mr. R. O. Berger, inspired by all sorts of life forms. (Composers are pretty strange creatures, too.)

The Arts Underground "Music for Strange Creatures" (February 7, 2015) Hour 2

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Music by Camille Saint-Saens, Maurice Ravel, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, Michael Hearst and Mr. R. O. Berger, inspired by all sorts of life forms. (Composers are pretty strange creatures, too.) 

The Arts Underground "Water" (January 31, 2015) Hour 1

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Music that flows, by Chopin, Haley Ackerman, and Paul McCartney, among others. Also featuring McCoy Tyner's "Atlantis."  

The Arts Underground "Water" (January 31, 2015) Hour 2

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Music that flows, by Chopin, Haley Ackerman, and Paul McCartney, among others. Also featuring McCoy Tyner's "Atlantis."  

The arts underground "Music of Brazil" (January 24, 2015) Hour 1

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Music of Heitor Villa-Lobos, Joao Gilberto, Pernambuco and some Brazilian pop collected by David Byrne. It's bossa nova, baby! 

The Arts Underground "Music of Brazil" (January 24, 2015) hour 2

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Music of Heitor Villa-Lobos, Joao Gilberto, Pernambuco and some Brazilian pop collected by David Byrne. It's bossa nova, baby! 

The Arts Underground "Music of Argentina" (January 17, 2015) Hour 1

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Music by Carlos Guastavino, Alberto Ginastera, Astor Piazzolla, and Florencio Asenjo. Performances by Martha Argerich, Daniel Barenboim, Jose Cura and Marcelo Alvarez. Argentinian music is not just about the tango...

The Arts Underground "Music of Argentina" (January 17, 2015) Hour 2

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Music by Carlos Guastavino, Alberto Ginastera, Astor Piazzolla, and Florencio Asenjo. Performances by Martha Argerich, Daniel Barenboim, Jose Cura and Marcelo Alvarez. Argentinian music is not just about the tango...

the arts underground "Ragtime" (January 10, 2015) Hour 1

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Raggedy rhythms and tuneful melodies by William Bolcom, William Albright, Zez Confrey, Eubie Blake, and of course Scott Joplin. 

The Arts Underground "Ragtime" (January 10, 2014) Hour 2

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Raggedy rhythms and tuneful melodies by William Bolcom, William Albright, Zez Confrey, Eubie Blake, and of course Scott Joplin. 

The Arts Underground "Time Pieces" (January 3, 2015) Hour 1

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Works by Jean Francaix, Artie Matthews, Guillaume DuFay, and others...if you have a minute or two to spare...

The Arts Underground "Time Pieces" (January 3, 2015) Hour 2

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Works by Jean Francaix, Artie Matthews, Guillaume DuFay, and others...if you have a minute or two to spare...

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