Arts Underground

Arts is everywhere, perhaps never better exemplified than in the diversity of alternative music. From alternative and whisper rock to indie, americana, electronic, and more -  tune in for a cultivated and obscure selection of truly good music. 

Hosted by Sarah Williamson, Arts Underground airs Saturday from 2-3 PM ... or listen to a podcast below.

The Arts Underground "Music Meeting 2011" (Jan. 18, 2014) Hour 1

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Music Meeting happens in the Netherlands every year in the spring. Musicians from all over the world come to participate in this festival. They bring prepared pieces, but interesting jam sessions among musicians who have perhaps never even met often spring up. This week on the Arts Underground, we'll hear highlights from the 2011 Music Meeting. Enjoy! 

The Arts Underground "Music Meeting 2011" (Jan. 18, 2014) Hour 2

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Music Meeting happens in the Netherlands every year in the spring. Musicians from all over the world come to participate in this festival. They bring prepared pieces, but interesting jam sessions among musicians who have perhaps never even met often spring up. This week on the Arts Underground, we'll hear highlights from the 2011 Music Meeting. Enjoy! 

The Arts Underground "Tribal Music" (Jan. 11, 2014) Hour 1

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Tribally exotic music on this episode The Arts Underground, featuring piano pieces by Claude Debussy, some of the klezmer magic of Giora Feidman, and works by Beats Antique from their album, Blind Threshold. Also we'll hear some really ancient music of Andalusia, from the year 800 or thereabouts, performed by Atrium Musicae of Madrid. 

The Arts Underground "Tribal Music" (Jan. 11, 2014) Hour 2

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Tribally exotic music on this episode The Arts Underground, featuring piano pieces by Claude Debussy, some of the klezmer magic of Giora Feidman, and works by Beats Antique from their album, Blind Threshold. Also we'll hear some really ancient music of Andalusia, from the year 800 or thereabouts, performed by Atrium Musicae of Madrid. 

The Arts Underground "7 and 7" (Jan. 4, 2014) Hour 1

Saturday, January 4, 2014

This episode of The Arts Underground gets the New Year off to a lucky start with selections on the theme of "7", including the Royal Philharmonic's performance of Beethoven's 7th Symphony and variations on its Allegretto movement. You'll also hear selections from Yuri Honing's "Seven." Aired January 4th, 2014. 

The Arts Underground "7 and 7" (Jan. 4, 2014) Hour 2

Saturday, January 4, 2014

This episode of The Arts Underground gets the New Year off to a lucky start with selections on the theme of "7", including the Royal Philharmonic's performance of Beethoven's 7th Symphony and variations on its Allegretto movement. You'll also hear selections from Yuri Honing's "Seven." Aired January 4th, 2014.

The Arts Underground "Stories of the Season" (Dec. 21, 2013) Hour 1

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Stories by Truman Capote (our version here produced by Byron and Gloria Tidwell), Sara McDaris, Dylan Thomas, and Iola Brubeck. Music by Dave Brubeck and Dr. Emma Lou Diemer.

The Arts Underground "Stories of the Season" (Dec. 21, 2013) Hour 2

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Stories by Truman Capote (our version here produced by Byron and Gloria Tidwell), Sara McDaris, Dylan Thomas, and Iola Brubeck. Music by Dave Brubeck and Dr. Emma Lou Diemer.

The Arts Underground "Baroque and Blue" (Dec. 14, 2013) Hour 1

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Baroque and Blue? So are we! And on this version of The Arts Underground, that's what we'll hear...baroque concerti for Xmas by Corelli, Manfredini, Tartini and Pez...jazzy music for Xmas by Vince Guaraldi...a wonderful vocal ensemble singing a combination of winter songs and blues...Claude Bolling's Baroque and Blue from one of his jazz suites...and even Elvis's Blue Christmas. It all goes together on The Arts Underground. 

The Arts Underground "Baroque and Blue" (Dec. 14, 2013) Hour 2

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Baroque and Blue? So are we! And on this version of The Arts Underground, that's what we'll hear...baroque concerti for Xmas by Corelli, Manfredini, Tartini and Pez...jazzy music for Xmas by Vince Guaraldi...a wonderful vocal ensemble singing a combination of winter songs and blues...Claude Bolling's Baroque and Blue from one of his jazz suites...and even Elvis's Blue Christmas. It all goes together on The Arts Underground. 

The Arts Underground "Django and the Tango, Part 2" (Dec. 7, 2013) Hour 1

Friday, December 6, 2013

More music from gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt and tango superstar Carlos Gardel.

The Arts Underground "Django and the Tango, Part 2" (Dec. 7, 2013) Hour 2

Friday, December 6, 2013

More music from gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt and tango superstar Carlos Gardel.

The Arts Underground "Django and the Tango" (Nov. 30, 2013) Hour 1

Saturday, November 30, 2013

This week's Arts Underground features music written and played by extraordinary jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt, and tangos of movie star and composer Carlos Gardel. We'll hear Stephane Grappelli play the piano as well as the violin, and we'll also hear some of the tango works of Astor Piazzolla and Giya Kancheli. This show features some of the old scratchy vintage recordings of Gardel and Reinhardt, with Gardel singing many of his own tango canciones. Aired Nov. 30, 2013. 

The Arts Underground "Django and the Tango" (Nov. 30, 2013) Hour 2

Saturday, November 30, 2013

This week's Arts Underground features music written and played by extraordinary jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt, and tangos of movie star and composer Carlos Gardel. We'll hear Stephane Grappelli play the piano as well as the violin, and we'll also hear some of the tango works of Astor Piazzolla and Giya Kancheli. This show features some of the old scratchy vintage recordings of Gardel and Reinhardt, with Gardel singing many of his own tango canciones. Aired Nov. 30, 2013. 

The Arts Underground "Music for Tarot Cards" (Nov. 22, 2013) Hour 1

Friday, November 22, 2013

This edition of The Arts Underground is all about tarot cards. It features music by John Corigliano, Thomas Oboe Lee, Gustav Holst and Georges Bizet. I see a radio program in your very near future...or, rather, I hear one...

The Arts Underground "Music for Tarot Cards" (Nov. 22, 2013) Hour 2

Friday, November 22, 2013

This edition of The Arts Underground is all about tarot cards. It features music by John Corigliano, Thomas Oboe Lee, Gustav Holst and Georges Bizet. I see a radio program in your very near future...or, rather, I hear one... 

The Arts Underground "Cabinets of Curiosity" (Nov. 9, 2013) Hour 1

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

This episode of The Arts Underground with Beth Norwood features music that's hard to classify. Therefore, it belongs in a Cabinet of Curiosities! You'll hear music from Eartha Kitt, Tom Waits, Arnold Schoenberg, the Tiger Lillies and other eclectic musicians and composers. Aired Saturday, November 9th, 2013. 

The Arts Underground "Cabinets of Curiosity" (Nov. 9, 2013) Hour 2

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

This episode of The Arts Underground with Beth Norwood features music that's hard to classify. Therefore, it belongs in a Cabinet of Curiosities! You'll hear music from Eartha Kitt, Tom Waits, Arnold Schoenberg, the Tiger Lillies and other eclectic musicians and composers. Aired Saturday, November 9th, 2013.

The Arts Underground "Aleister Crowley" (Oct. 12, 2013) Hour 1

Monday, November 11, 2013

TAU host Beth Norwood explores the life/mythos of this man who was a magician and occultist, among other things. Visita Interiora Terrae Rectificando Invenies Occultum Lapidem! :) 

The Arts Underground "Aleister Crowley" (Oct. 12, 2013) Hour 2

Monday, November 11, 2013

TAU host Beth Norwood explores the life/mythos of this man who was a magician and occultist, among other things. Visita Interiora Terrae Rectificando Invenies Occultum Lapidem! :)

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