Music The Netherlands

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  • Pete Myers interviews Beverly Sills (1973)
    This programme is part of the series Pete Myers' interviewsIn this programme, we hear from American opera diva Beverly Sills (1929-2007), one of the greatest sopranos of her day and remembered …
  • Autumn of the Middle Ages: A six-part history in words and music from the Low Countries, Part 1
    This programme is part of the series Autumn of the Middle AgesIn the Middle Ages, the Netherlands played a very prominent role in European musical life. By “Netherlands”, we mean the so-called Low …
  • Autumn of the Middle Ages: A six-part history in words and music from the Low Countries, Part 2
    This programme is part of the series Autumn of the Middle AgesIn the Middle Ages, the Netherlands played a very prominent role in European musical life. By “Netherlands”, we mean the so-called Low …
  • Autumn of the Middle Ages: A six-part history in words and music from the Low Countries, Part 3
    This programme is part of the series Autumn of the Middle AgesIn the Middle Ages, the Netherlands played a very prominent role in European musical life. By “Netherlands”, we mean the so-called Low …
  • Autumn of the Middle Ages: A six-part history in words and music from the Low Countries, Part 4
    This programme is part of the series Autumn of the Middle Ages  In the Middle Ages, the Netherlands played a very prominent role in European musical life. By “Netherlands”, we mean the so-called …
  • Autumn of the Middle Ages: a Six-Part History in Words and Music from the Low Countries, Part 5
    This programme is part of the series Autumn of the Middle Ages In de Middle Ages, the Netherlands played a very prominent role in European musical life. By “Netherlands” we mean the so-called …
  • Autumn of the Middle Ages: A six-part history in words and music from the Low Countries, Part 6
    This programme is part of the series Autumn of the Middle AgesIn the Middle Ages, the Netherlands played a very prominent role in European musical life. By “Netherlands”, we mean the so-called Low …
  • Jazz pianist and singer Cab Kaye
      Afroscene, Radio Netherlands’ weekly programme for listeners in Africa, featured this interview with Augustus Kwamlah Quaye, better known as Cab Kaye, in 1979, shortly after he moved …
  • Pete Myers interviews Annie Ross (1981)
    This programme is part of the series Pete Myers' interviewsAnnie Ross, Britain’s First Lady of Jazz, looks back on over a quarter of a century in jazz as an acclaimed and sometimes very …
  • Herman Brood
    Pete Myers interviews Herman Brood (1987)
    This programme is part of the series Pete Myers' interviewsHerman Brood (1946-2001) was one of the greatest, if not the greatest, rock star in Dutch history. His hedonistic, frantically creative life …
  • Notes from the New World: Music from the Americas, Part 1 of 6 – Europe and the Americas
    This programme is part of the series Notes from the New WorldMarking the 500th anniversary of the arrival in America of Christopher Columbus in 1492, Pete Myers takes us on a fascinating tour of the …
  • Notes from the New World: Music from the Americas, Part 2 of 6 – Aaron Copland
    This programme is part of the series Notes from the New WorldMarking the 500th anniversary of the arrival in America of Christopher Columbus in 1492, Pete Myers takes us on a fascinating tour of the …
  • Notes from the New World: Music from the Americas, Part 3 of 6 – Manuel Ponce
    This programme is part of the series Notes from the New WorldMarking the 500th anniversary of the arrival in America of Christopher Columbus in 1492, Pete Myers takes us on a fascinating tour of the …
  • Notes from the New World: Music from the Americas, Part 4 of 6 – Heitor Villa-Lobos
    This programme is part of the series Notes from the New WorldMarking the 500th anniversary of the arrival in America of Christopher Columbus in 1492, Pete Myers takes us on a fascinating tour of the …
  • Ton Koopman and the Bach cantatas
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) was undoubtedly one of the greatest musical geniuses of all times, and one of his most famous interpreters is Dutch harpsichordist, organist and conductor of the …
  • The_Nightwatch_by_Rembrandt, 1642
    Music and the masters
    David Swatling focuses on the relationship between the Dutch masters, their paintings and music. Some paintings in the 17th century had music as a theme. Others, such as paintings of weddings or …
  • Rekindling the flame: Dutch folk music
    Dutch Folk Music may be a thin flame compared to the bonfire of flamenco, and it’s nearly extinguished in The Netherlands, but the folk tradition is alive and well across the border in Flanders, in …
  • Classic Dutch: Marcel Worms and the Global Blues
    This programme is part of the series Classic Dutch“Classic Dutch” is a panorama of classical music composed or performed in the Netherlands through the centuries. Most of the music in …
  • When strangers meet: The Silk Road project
    This is the second of two programmes about the Silk Road Project, initiated by acclaimed cellist Yo Yo Ma, which brings together music and musicians from around the world in an enriching exchange of …
  • The song of the Corridistas
    The corrido, or ballad, is one of Mexico’s oldest song styles. During the 19th and early 20th century, it was the Mexican equivalent of Spanish romances or cowboy songs of the old West. A new breed …
  • Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)
    Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: The orpheus of Amsterdam, Part 1 – A church organist
    Part One: A Church Organist Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck was one of the most important composers of his time. Born in 1562, he became resident organist at Amsterdam’s Oude Kerk, or Old Church, and …
  • Greetje Bijma
    Dutch vocalist Greetje Bijma
    In this unedited interview, Martha Hawley meets Dutch vocalist Greetje Bijma who uses her voice as a musical instrument to produce sounds that create a certain feeling. Words of songs tend to require …
  • Classic Dutch: Mid-18th century Dutch composers
    This programme is part of the series Classic Dutch“Classic Dutch” is a panorama of classical music, composed or performed in the Netherlands through the centuries. Much of the music in …
  • Cover of Radio Netherlands CD box of live recordings of Concertgebouw Orchestra
    Classic Dutch: The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in the 1950’s
    This programme is part of the series Classic DutchClassic Dutch presents a panorama of classical music composed or performed in the Netherlands through the centuries. Much of the music in this series …
  • Classic Dutch: The Netherlands Wind Ensemble
    This programme is part of the series Classic Dutch“Classic Dutch” is a panorama of classical music, composed or performed in the Netherlands through the centuries. Most of the music in …
  • Dutch country and pop singer Ilse de Lange
    Bertine Krol meets Dutch country/pop singer Ilse de Lange, who became an overnight success with her first CD. She became the first Dutch artist to sign with the famous country label Warner Brothers …
  • Dutch-language pop
    Bertine Krol looks at the recent successes of Dutch-language pop and rock and plays some of this music, which is hugely popular at the moment. Producer: Bertine Krol Broadcast: November 9, 2002 Share …
  • Classic Dutch: The Netherlands Chamber Choir
    This programme is part of the series Classic Dutch“Classic Dutch” is a panorama of classical music, composed or performed in the Netherlands through the centuries. Most of the music in …
  • Classic Dutch: Women composers
    This programme is part of the series Classic Dutch “Classic Dutch” is a panorama of classical music, composed or performed in the Netherlands through the centuries. Most of the music …
  • Classic Dutch: The 17th century
    This programme is part of the series Classic Dutch “Classic Dutch” is a panorama of classical music, composed or performed in the Netherlands through the centuries. Most of the music in …
  • Classic Dutch: The Utrecht String Quartet
    This programme is part of the series Classic Dutch“Classic Dutch” is a panorama of classical music, composed or performed in the Netherlands through the centuries. Most of the music in …
  • Classic Dutch: Peter Van Onna
    This programme is part of the series Classic Dutch“Classic Dutch” is a panorama of classical music composed or performed in the Netherlands through the centuries. Most of the music in …
  • Anner Bijlsma -©Keke-Keukelaar
    Classic Dutch: Cellist Anner Bylsma
    “Classic Dutch” is a panorama of classical music, composed or performed in the Netherlands through the centuries. Most of the music in this series was selected from among the huge wealth …
  • Basement sessions: Historic Dutch jazz recordings, Part 9
    This programme is part of the series Basement Sessions: Historic Dutch Jazz RecordingsProducer David Swatling and host Hans Mantel delve into the Radio Netherlands’ jazz archives. In Part 9, …
  • Basement sessions: Historic Dutch jazz recordings, Part 12
    This programme features the Tower of Babel Jazz Quintet at the Loosdrecht Jazz Festival, as well as recordings from the 1960’s of the voice of the legendary Rita Reys (1924-2013). From the time …
  • Basement sessions: Historic Dutch jazz recordings, Part 13
    This programme is part of the series Basement Sessions: Historic Dutch Jazz RecordingsProducer David Swatling and host Hans Mantel delve into the Radio Netherlands’ jazz archives. This …
  • Basement sessions: Historic Dutch jazz recordings, Part 5
    This programme is part of the series Basement Sessions: Historic Dutch Jazz RecordingsProducer David Swatling and host Hans Mantel delve into the Radio Netherlands’ jazz archives. In this …
  • Basement sessions: Historic Dutch jazz recordings, Part 6
    This programme is part of the series Basement Sessions: Historic Dutch Jazz RecordingsProducer David Swatling and host Hans Mantel delve into the Radio Netherlands’ jazz archives. This …
  • Classic Dutch: Johannette Zomer
    This programme is part of the series Classic Dutch“Classic Dutch” is a panorama of classical music, composed or performed in the Netherlands through the centuries. Most of the music in …
  • Book Cover of Robert Brouwer's memoirs
    Turning the Pages: on stage with the maestros
      In 1935, Robert Brouwer bought an autograph book from a small shop in Amsterdam. A few days each week, he would stand outside the city’s world famous concert hall waiting for famous musicians …
  • Raising Cain(e) with Mahler
    The work of jazz pianist/composer Uri Caine is eclectic. His projects include a Mozart remix and improvising on laptops with a trio. On a trip to Amsterdam, he talks about his interpretations of work …