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 interviews with artists, and music from across time and space...and maybe you'll find a few hidden musical treasures.

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

The Arts Underground "Don Quixote" (April 4, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Music for your impossible dreams by Manuel de Falla, Richard Strauss, Georg Philipp Telemann, Jules Massenet, and Robert W. Smith,

The Arts Underground "Pretty New Classical Music" (March 28, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Perhaps somewhat unsettlingly fresh works by the likes of Laura Kaminsky, James Bolla, Christopher Theofanidis, Gabriela Lena Frank, and other contemporary classical composers.

The Arts Underground "Pretty New Classical Music" (March 28, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Perhaps somewhat unsettlingly fresh works by the likes of Laura Kaminsky, James Bolla, Christopher Theofanidis, Gabriela Lena Frank, and other contemporary classical composers.

The Arts Underground "Fairy Music" (March 21, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Pieces creating beautiful faery worlds, such as The Masque of Oberon, Stravinsky's The Fairy's Kiss, and Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty Ballet Suite.

The Arts Underground "Fairy Music" (March 21, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Pieces creating beautiful faery worlds, such as The Masque of Oberon, Stravinsky's The Fairy's Kiss, and Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty Ballet Suite.

The Arts Underground "Dreams" (March 14, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Oneiric music written by David Maslanka and Lalo Schifrin, and music sung and played by artists such as Eric Bogle, Carmen McRae, Enya, and Yolanda Kondonassis. A dream to some...

The Arts Underground "Dreams" (March 14, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Oneiric music written by David Maslanka and Lalo Schifrin, and music sung and played by artists such as Eric Bogle, Carmen McRae, Enya, and Yolanda Kondonassis. A dream to some...

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! 

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