Classical Classroom

Classical Classroom, Episode 17: Daniel Webbon on the surprising history of the REEEEMIX!!

The history of the remix! In this episode, composer, jazz musician, lecturer, MusicLab intern (et cetera, et cetera…) Daniel Webbon chats with Dacia. As it turns out, Mozart was into remixing waaay before Run-DMC came along. This one's got everything from Gregorian chant to Shostakovich. You'll probably want to take notes.


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Audio production by Todd “Sir Toddeus of Toddleton” Hulslander with serving suggestions by Dacia Clay.

Music used in this episode includes:

Aerosmith and RUN-DMC  “Walk This Way” (with an appearance by Missy Elliott)

– Dies Irae:  Gregorian Chant from the 13th century

– Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Twelve Variations on “Ah vous dirai-je, Maman”, K. 265/300e

– Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 1 in D major

– Dmitri Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 8 in C minor (Op. 110)

– George Gershwin and DuBose Heyward, “Bess, You Is My Woman Now” from the opera Porgy and Bess

– Miles Davis and Gil Evans, “Bess, You Is My Woman Now” from the album Porgy and Bess

– Luciano Berio, Sinfonia