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Join Music is Music host Ria Misra for revealing conversations with unexpected musicians. Featuring new compositions, surprising collaborations -- and a refreshing take on the sounds around us.

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Join Music is Music host Ria Misra for revealing conversations with unexpected musicians. Featuring new compositions, surprising collaborations -- and a refreshing take on the sounds around us.

    Season 2, Ep. 6: Who is Emily Howell?

    Season 2, Ep. 6: Who is Emily Howell?

    You can find Emily Howell's music all over the internet, but a search for the person comes up empty. She plays no concerts, attends no events, has no email address, and not a single photo comes up under a google search. Join Music is Music host Ria Misra as she talks with composer David Cope about who Emily Howell is--and what Emily Howell means for the future of music.

    • 9 min
    Season 2, Ep. 5: Listening to Everything

    Season 2, Ep. 5: Listening to Everything

    Ben Lukas Boysen and Sebastian Plano--the composers who wrote the music for the videogame, Everything--join host Ria Misra for a conversation about games, music, and how to build a musical world for a videogame where you can, literally, play the universe.

    • 10 min
    Season 2, Ep. 4: The Hang Drum

    Season 2, Ep. 4: The Hang Drum

    At times, listening to Manu Delago play music, you might think you hear him play a steel drum, a harp, or a tabla--and yet all of those sounds are actually coming from one instrument: the hang drum. Delago brings his hang into our New York studio for a chat with host, Ria Misra.

    • 11 min
    Season 2, Ep. 3: Vijay Iyer

    Season 2, Ep. 3: Vijay Iyer

    Music is Music host Ria Misra visits composer and pianist Vijay Iyer at his home in Harlem to talk about the secret lives of instruments, the everyday art of improvisation, and also just to hear some really beautiful music.

    • 22 min
    Season 2, Ep. 2: Music in Space, Pt II

    Season 2, Ep. 2: Music in Space, Pt II

    International Space Orchestra founder Nelly Ben Hayoun and NASA Ames Flight Director (and saxophonist) Rusty Hunt are here for part 2 of our music in space series. Join us as we meet a band where you can find astronauts, NASA flight directors, and all kinds of space scientists all clustered around the same piece of music.

    • 14 min
    Season 2, Ep. 1: Music in Space, Pt. I

    Season 2, Ep. 1: Music in Space, Pt. I

    Composer Arthur Jeffes joins us to tell us about working with space scientists to transform black holes and exoplanets into music.

    • 13 min

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