The Arts Underground

Can you manage a tango? 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 "Bach to the Future" (June 21, 2014) Hour 1

Saturday, June 21, 2014

This episode of The Arts Underground features a brand-new CD produced by John Carlin for Red Hot, with new arrangements inspired by music of J. S. Bach. 

The Arts Underground "Bach to the Future" (June 21, 2014) Hour 2

Saturday, June 21, 2014

This episode of The Arts Underground features a brand-new CD produced by John Carlin for Red Hot, with new arrangements inspired by music of J. S. Bach. 

The Arts Underground "Jacques Loussier Trio" (June 14, 2014) Hour 1

Saturday, June 14, 2014

The Jacques Loussier Trio plays lots more than just Bach. We'll hear them doing their renditions of other composers' music, including Chopin, Handel, Mozart, and Beethoven. 

The Arts Underground "Jacques Loussier Trio" (June 14, 2014) Hour 2

Saturday, June 14, 2014

The Jacques Loussier Trio plays lots more than just Bach. We'll hear them doing their renditions of other composers' music, including Chopin, Handel, Mozart, and Beethoven. 

The Arts Underground "Jacques Loussier, Composer" (June 7, 2014) Hour 1

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Come to find out, even though Jacques Loussier improvises wonderfully on other composers' music, he writes his own music, too.

The Arts Underground "Jacques Loussier, Composer" (June 7, 2014) Hour 2

Saturday, June 7, 2014

The Arts Underground "Music of the Academy of Arcadia" (May 31, 2014) Hour 1

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Music of the Accademia dell'Arcadia...who sought to reform what they called too-fancy Baroque poetry...including works by Corelli, Stradella, Handel, Mozart and Metastasio, and Alessandro Scarlatti.

The Arts Underground "Music of the Academy of Arcadia" (May 31, 2014) Hour 2

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Music of the Accademia dell'Arcadia...who sought to reform what they called too-fancy Baroque poetry...including works by Corelli, Stradella, Handel, Mozart and Metastasio, and Alessandro Scarlatti.

The Arts Underground "Music For Altos" (May 24, 2014) Hour 1

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Music for alto voices (and thanks to Huntsville Master Chorale's Donna Clark for this idea!) including alto sax, alto flute, viola, Kathleen Ferrier, Sarah Vaughan, and Ella Fitzgerald.

The Arts Underground "Music For Altos" (May 24, 2014) Hour 2

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Music for alto voices (and thanks to Huntsville Master Chorale's Donna Clark for this idea!) including alto sax, alto flute, viola, Kathleen Ferrier, Sarah Vaughan, and Ella Fitzgerald.

The Arts Underground "Early French Music" (May 17, 2014) Hour 1

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Azam Ali and others illustrate the haunting sounds of the Trobairitz, with their renditions of early French music.

The Arts Underground "Early French Music" (May 17, 2014) Hour 2

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Azam Ali and others illustrate the haunting sounds of the Trobairitz, with their renditions of early French music.

The Arts Underground "Eastern Music" (May 10, 2014) Hour 1

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Music that is either Eastern or Eastern-inspired, by Lama Tsongkhapa, 3 Mustaphas 3, Azam Ali, Gustav Holst, Ravi Shankar, and Omar Faruk Tekbilek, among others.

The Arts Underground "Eastern Music" (May 10, 2014) Hour 2

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Music that is either Eastern or Eastern-inspired, by Lama Tsongkhapa, 3 Mustaphas 3, Azam Ali, Gustav Holst, Ravi Shankar, and Omar Faruk Tekbilek, among others.

The Arts Underground "Parisian Cafe Music" (May 3, 2014) Hour 1

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Gershwin's An American in Paris, cabaret songs by Andre Toffel and Edith Piaf, and music from the "Painters in Paris: Le Cafe Concert" CD, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Arts Underground "Parisian Cafe Music" (May 3, 2014) Hour 2

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Gershwin's An American in Paris, cabaret songs by Andre Toffel and Edith Piaf, and music from the "Painters in Paris: Le Cafe Concert" CD, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Arts Underground "Riffs and Raffs" (April 26, 2014) Hour 1

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Music of Joachim Raff, and illustrations of famous riffs (sometimes called ostinato) in music by Maurice Ravel and others. Thanks to John Hightower, of Brass, Reeds and Percussion, for the idea!

The Arts Underground "Riffs and Raffs" (April 26, 2014) Hour 2

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Music of Joachim Raff, and illustrations of famous riffs (sometimes called ostinato) in music by Maurice Ravel and others. Thanks to John Hightower, of Brass, Reeds and Percussion, for the idea!

The Arts Underground "Music of the Squeaking Tribe" (April 19, 2014) Hour 1

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Music from Flying Monkey Puppeteer Anna Sue Courtney's personal collection, including works by Andrew Bird, Rat-'n'-X, the Luminescent Orchestrii, and the Tiger Lillies.

The Arts Underground "Music of the Squeaking Tribe" (April 19, 2014) Hour 2

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Music from Flying Monkey Puppeteer Anna Sue Courtney's personal collection, including works by Andrew Bird, Rat-'n'-X, the Luminescent Orchestrii, and the Tiger Lillies.

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