29 episodes

Composer Emma Clarke interviews a bunch of people who make, use and love music.

Composers, performers, buskers, choreographers, sopranos, dancers, teachers, promoters, IP lawyers, jingle writers, music curators, venue bosses, backing vocalists, music therapists...

The question is simple: what happens before the music starts?

BEFORE THE BAR OPENS explores the relationship we have with music and its transformative power to make us feel, think and do stuff.

Find out more at BeforeTheBarOpens.com

Before the Bar Opens Emma Clarke

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Composer Emma Clarke interviews a bunch of people who make, use and love music.

Composers, performers, buskers, choreographers, sopranos, dancers, teachers, promoters, IP lawyers, jingle writers, music curators, venue bosses, backing vocalists, music therapists...

The question is simple: what happens before the music starts?

BEFORE THE BAR OPENS explores the relationship we have with music and its transformative power to make us feel, think and do stuff.

Find out more at BeforeTheBarOpens.com

    Bonus Episode: End of Season 2 Montage

    Bonus Episode: End of Season 2 Montage

    This is a special end of Season 2 montage of Before the Bar Opens interviews - snippets of conversations with our guests about their relationship with music. What music do they make? How do they use music in their lives? Why do they love it? 

    We'll be back later this year!

    This episode is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight Chartered Accountants, the accountants for entrepreneurs. alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk

    Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com

    Get in touch on Instagram: @emmabclarke
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    Listen to Emma’s music here: ebclarke.com/my-work.html

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    See you later this year. :)



    Before the Bar Opens is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight & Co - the accountants for entrepreneurs. For the best tax advice - email hello@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk and find out how much you and your business can save.


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    • 8 min
    Bonus Episode: Everything that Ever Was, Available Forever

    Bonus Episode: Everything that Ever Was, Available Forever

    In this bonus episode, composer Emma Clarke talks us through the creative process behind her suite for two violas, soprano saxophone and double bass. The piece is called 'Everything that ever was, available forever.'

    The four movements are:

    I - The Code is Indifferent to Your Agonies
    II - The Dance of the Online Exes
    III - Defamation (Witch Hunt)
    IV - Stalker

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    My Work

    Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music.

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    Resources:

    Patton Oswalt article:

    Wake Up, Geek Culture. Time to Die

    If you're being stalked:

    Report a stalker

    Info on trolling:

    Why do people troll and what can you do about it?



    Before the Bar Opens is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight & Co - the accountants for entrepreneurs. If you're a company director then you'll need specialist tax advice for you and your business. Email hello@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk to book a consultation now.


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    • 33 min
    Bonus Episode: Reading Week - Some reflections on composition

    Bonus Episode: Reading Week - Some reflections on composition

    In this bonus episode, Emma uses her spring break to consider how composers think.

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    Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music.

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    Before the Bar Opens is proudly sponsored by Alexander Knight & Co - the accountants for entrepreneurs. Get a more proactive and professional service in 2022. Email hello@alexanderknightaccountants.co.uk and start the ball rolling.


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    • 6 min
    Bonus Episode: The Giddy Carousel of Pop

    Bonus Episode: The Giddy Carousel of Pop

    In this bonus episode, composer Emma Clarke talks to Simon Galloway, music fan, musician, barber shop quartet singer, music trivia expert, founder of Glossop Record Club, host of the radio show Charity Shop Classics and presenter of the music podcast The Giddy Carousel of Pop.

    Find out more about Simon here:

    https://www.spreaker.com/show/giddypoppod

    https://glossoprecordclub.wordpress.com/

    https://www.mixcloud.com/simongmusic/

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    Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music.

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    • 7 min
    018: Jürgen Berlakovich - The Vegetable Orchestra

    018: Jürgen Berlakovich - The Vegetable Orchestra

    Composer Emma Clarke speaks with Jürgen Berlakovich of The Vegetable Orchestra.

    Find out more about The Vegetable Orchestra here:

    The Vegetable Orchestra

    https://www.instagram.com/thevegetableorchestra/

    The Vegetable Orchestra

    vegetableorchestra

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    Emma Clarke's music portfolio

    Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music.

    Check out the other Silence In Between podcast — The Title Track.

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    • 24 min
    017: Trevor Whichello - Distant Thunder, musical fireworks champion

    017: Trevor Whichello - Distant Thunder, musical fireworks champion

    Emma talks to musical fireworks expert Trevor Whichello from Distant Thunder.

    Firework Displays | Fireworks Wiltshire | Distant Thunder Fireworks | Devizes

    Get in touch with host Emma Clarke: podcasts@emmaclarke.com

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    Before the Bar Opens • A podcast on Anchor

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    Before the Bar Opens

    Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://beforethebaropens.com/episodes/trevor-whichello

    Listen to Emma’s music here:

    Emma Clarke's music portfolio

    Before The Bar Opens is part of The Silence In Between, Emma Clarke’s family of podcasts about music.

    Check out the other Silence In Between podcast — The Title Track.

    THE TITLE TRACK PODCAST

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    • 21 min

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Loved listening

Loved listening to episode 7. Will catch up with the other episodes now. What a lovely idea and great podcast.

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