LECTURES & INTERVIEWS

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LECTURES & INTERVIEWS2018-02-22T12:55:11-07:00

Hear (and read transcripts of) lectures and radio interviews drawn from among the hundreds that Klaus Roy conducted over more than 30 years.

LECTURES

The Creative Process in Music

Presentation to the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center, November 1995.

The Art of Singing

Conversation with Eric Kisch on WCLV’s Musical Passions, June 2005.

Beethoven: Probing his Musical Mind

Presentation to the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center, October 2005.

Father and Son: Leopold and Wolfgang Mozart

Presentation to the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center, October 2006.

Is Everyone a Critic? (1990)

Many of you in this audience who are musicians will be familiar with “Essays in Musical Analysis” by the incomparable English critic, conductor, composer and program annotator Donald Francis Tovey, who died in 1940. If you look in the index of the sixth volume of the essays, you will find this entry: “Critics: see Experts.” So you look under Experts, and what do you think it says? Yes, you’re right. It says, “Experts, see Critics.”  READ MORE >

When Composers Lose Their Hearing (1989)

“The Anatomy of Melancholy”: What could make the heart heavier than a singing or ringing in the ears that disturbs the thought processes of a musician? Can a more terrible fate be imagined for a composer and the loss of his hearing? Among the five senses—sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch—the proper functioning of the ears must surely be the most crucial for one whose life is centered on the art of sound.  READ MORE >

INTERVIEWS

1970-04-09 – Leon Fleisher, Concert Intermission Interview

1971-01-14 – Robert Casadesus, Concert Intermission Interview

1971-07-17 – Lynn Harrell, Concert Intermission Interview

1972-03-16 – Pierre Boulez, Concert Intermission Interview

1972-10-26 – Isaac Stern, Concert Intermission Interview

1973-04-19 – Rafael Kubelik, Concert Intermission Interview

1973-07-13 – Eunice Podis, Concert Intermission Interview

1977-07-09 – Sarah Caldwell, Concert Intermission Interview

1977-08-26 – Mitch Miller, Concert Intermission Interview

1982-05-15 – Lorin Maazel, Concert Intermission Interview

1970-10-25 – Victor Babin, Concert Intermission Interview

1971-05-13 – Leopold Stokowski, Concert Intermission Interview

1971-08-07 – Daniel Barenboim, Concert Intermission Interview

1972-07-29 – Andre Watts, Concert Intermission Interview

1972-11-02 – Eugene Ormandy, Pre-performance Interview

1973-05-10 – William Steinberg, Concert Intermission Interview

1976-08-15 – Karl Haas, Concert Intermission Interview

1977-08-19 – Jean Pierre Rampal, Concert Intermission Interview

1982-02-04 – Leonard Bernstein, Concert Intermission Interview

1986-10-30 – Michael Tilson Thomas, Concert Intermission Interview