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Mystery and Murder with Hans Bridger Heruth

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Composer Hans Bridger Heruth.

Continue the journey into the dark side of music with a show focusing on mystery and murder. This week's guest, Hans Bridger Heruth, will share music from his opera 'A Certain Madness' alongside other gory contemporary works.

On this week's episode of Sound Currents, we’re completing our three part journey into darkness. We’ve explored death, celebrated all things spooky, and now we dive into the bloody and grim world of murder.

This week's guest is composer Hans Bridger Heruth.

Be sure to answer this week's "favorite piece" poll down below!

Hosts
Sascha Groschang
Laurel Parks

Guest
Hans Bridger Heruth, composer

Program
A Certain Madness - Chapter 2: She Couldn't Have Done It
by Hans Bridger Heruth
Barry Ford with the University of Missouri Show-Me Opera and the University Philharmonic; Marques Jerrell Ruff - bass-baritone

A Certain Madness - Chapter 3: It Was Some Time Ago
by Hans Bridger Heruth
Barry Ford with the University of Missouri Show-Me Opera and the University Philharmonic; Aubrey Smith - soprano

Blood on the Floor
by Mark Anthony Turnage
Peter Rundel with Ensemble Modern

Piano Trio Two - II. Your light may go out
by Judith Weir
Fidelio Trio

Try Me, Good King (Last Words of the Wives of Henry VIII): No. 2 Anne Boleyn
by Libby Larsen
Tracey Engleman - soprano, Lara Bolton - piano

Try Me, Good King (Last Words of the Wives of Henry VIII): No. 5 Katherine Howard
by Libby Larsen
Tracey Engleman - soprano, Lara Bolton - piano

Murder Ballades: Omie Wise
by Bryce Dessner
Eighth Blackbird

Murder Ballades: Brushy Fork
by Bryce Dessner
Eighth Blackbird

Murder Ballades: Tears For Sister Polly
by Bryce Dessner
Eighth Blackbird

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Sascha Groschang is a host for Sound Currents on 91.9 Classical KC.
Laurel Parks is a host for Sound Currents on 91.9 Classical KC.
Sam Wisman is Assistant Producer at 91.9 Classical KC. Email him at samwisman@classicalkc.org.
Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and on-air host for Classical KC. You can reach her at brooke@classicalkc.org.