Attention to Detail: The Classical Music Listening Guide

By Jacob Joyce

Classical music can be intimidating to newcomers and frequent concertgoers alike. Attention to Detail introduces practical techniques for finding meaning, enjoyment, and confidence in the process of listening to classical music that everyone can use, regardless of background.

  1. 1.
    Opera Sparknotes: Salome, Part 2
    44:32
  2. 2.
    Opera Sparknotes: Salome, Part 1
    51:15
  3. 3.
    Top 10: John Williams Edition
    48:58
  4. 4.
    A Hundred Episodes: A Musical Celebration
    50:56
  5. 5.
    What to Expect in a Symphony: Fourth Movements
    41:09
  6. 6.
    What to Expect in a Symphony: Third Movements
    33:38
  7. 7.
    What to Expect in a Symphony: Slow Movements
    39:17
  8. 8.
    What to Expect in a Symphony: First Movements
    50:28
  1. 9.
    Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture: A July 4th Preview
    32:50
  2. 10.
    Returning to Live Concerts, Part 2: How to Prepare for a Concert
    43:23
  3. 11.
    Returning to Live Concerts, Part 1: Etiquette Q&A
    1:01:47
  4. 12.
    Mozart, Haydn, or Other?
    30:41
  5. 13.
    A Musical Winter, Part 2: Schubert's Winterreise
    49:39
  6. 14.
    A Musical Winter, Part 1: Haydn's The Seasons
    36:03
  7. 15.
    Why Is Classical Music Getting Faster?
    51:01
  8. 16.
    Re-Listening to Music
    56:46
  9. 17.
    Musical Blind Tasting, Part 2
    41:41
  10. 18.
    A Listening Guide for the New Year
    52:36
  11. 19.
    Musical Blind Tasting, Part 1
    1:05:18
  12. 20.
    Can Music Be Random?
    49:13
  13. 21.
    Is Silence Music?
    51:02
  14. 22.
    Listening Tips: Modern and Contemporary Music
    40:47
  15. 23.
    Instrument Breakdown: Viola and Cello
    29:48
  16. 24.
    Bonus: Election Day Listening Game
    5:46
  17. 25.
    Listening Tips: Romanticism
    55:35
  18. 26.
    Listening Tips: Classical Style
    45:37
  19. 27.
    Listening Tips: Baroque Music
    39:08
  20. 28.
    Instrument Breakdown: Violin
    43:27
  21. 29.
    Fundamentals Revisited: Mapping
    37:15
  22. 30.
    Fundamentals Revisited: Hearing Ideas
    31:12
  23. 31.
    Fundamentals Revisited: Listening Attentively
    27:56
  24. 32.
    Musical SparkNotes: Götterdammerung, Act 3
    54:29
  25. 33.
    Musical SparkNotes: Götterdammerung, Act 2
    30:42
  26. 34.
    Musical SparkNotes: Götterdammerung, Act 1
    51:04
  27. 35.
    Musical SparkNotes: Siegfried, Act 3
    1:07:16
  28. 36.
    Musical SparkNotes: Siegfried, Act 2
    50:16
  29. 37.
    Musical SparkNotes: Siegfried, Act 1
    34:23
  30. 38.
    Ring Cycle 2.0: The Lord of the Rings Soundtrack
    49:02
  31. 39.
    Musical SparkNotes: Die Walküre, Act 3
    54:33
  32. 40.
    Musical SparkNotes: Die Walküre, Act 2
    48:44
  33. 41.
    Musical SparkNotes: Die Walküre, Act 1
    44:42
  34. 42.
    Musical SparkNotes: Das Rheingold
    1:16:57
  35. 43.
    Musical SparkNotes: Wagner's Ring Cycle (Intro)
    38:25
  36. 44.
    Music and Grief: A Tribute to Greg Cardi
    1:05:45
  37. 45.
    Underrated Composers Draft
    1:03:39
  38. 46.
    How to Listen to Modern Music
    48:13
  39. 47.
    Interview with Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis
    52:47
  40. 48.
    Music from Pandemic Years: 1918
    59:52
  41. 49.
    Music from Pandemic Years: 1910
    42:34
  42. 50.
    Music from Pandemic Years: 1890
    49:10

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