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 "Tom Hand and Shahrazad" (April 25, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Huntsville comedian Tom Hand talks about comedy to the tunes of Rimsky-Korsakov, Ravel, and the Igor Butman Orchestra. What's so funny about that, ha ha ha yourself. 

The Arts Underground "Tom Hand and Shahrazad" (April 25, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Huntsville comedian Tom Hand talks about comedy to the tunes of Rimsky-Korsakov, Ravel, and the Igor Butman Orchestra. What's so funny about that, ha ha ha yourself.

The Arts Underground "Sylvia Sycamore Toffel" (April 18, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Alabama dancer Sylvia Sycamore Toffel talks about her life in dance and that of her mother, Laura Knox. Music to inspire dance, by de Falla, Chavez, Dave Brubeck and LaDonna Smith.

The Arts Underground "Sylvia Sycamore Toffel" (April 18, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Alabama dancer Sylvia Sycamore Toffel talks about her life in dance and that of her mother, Laura Knox. Music to inspire dance, by de Falla, Chavez, Dave Brubeck and LaDonna Smith.

The Arts Underground "Pop Goes the Classical" (April 11, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

We'll hear tunes by Billy Joel, The Beatles, Queen, Radiohead, Jimi Hendrix, Brian Wilson and Gordon Lightfoot, all "classicaled up."

The Arts Underground "Pop Goes the Classical" (April 11, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

We'll hear tunes by Billy Joel, The Beatles, Queen, Radiohead, Jimi Hendrix, Brian Wilson and Gordon Lightfoot, all "classicaled up." 

The Arts Underground "Don Quixote" (April 4, 2015) Hour 1

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 "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?

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