Time for a research presentation! In this short, Dacia explores the history of banned and censored classical music. And you thought classical music was just for elevators and nap time!
Written, produced, and viciously redacted by Dacia Clay.
Music used in this episode includes:
- Gregorian chant by Hildegard von Bingen
- Claude Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
- Alessandro Scarlatti, La Giuditta
- George Gershwin, "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess
- Dmitri Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
- Sergei Prokofiev, New Year's Eve Ball Waltz, from the opera War and Peace
- Richard Wagner, "Die Walküre"
- Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 in C minor
- Benjamin Britten, Death in Venice
References for this episode include:
- Censorship By Frank Caso
- Festa Musicologica: Essays in Honor of George J. Buelow edited by Thomas J. Mathiesen, Benito V. Rivera, George J. Buelow
- Opera's Orbit: Musical Drama and the Influence of Opera in Arcadian Rome By Stefanie Tcharos