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Composer Infotainment with Mr. Wilson

Josh Wilson Composer Quest

If you heard the Questmas episode, you’ll remember Josh Wilson’s thrilling adventure to find a fortune cookie in Taiwan. I’ve gotten a kick out of his quirky YouTube series Mr. Wilson Presents, which is a great example of how classical composing can be fun and approachable. Of course, this “infotainment” is not without Josh’s flair for music theory terminology. In this Composer Quest episode, Josh teaches me a thing or two about how to structure a symphony like Haydn, how to write upside-down “table music” like Mozart, and how to make decent-sounding choral MIDI files.

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Episode Soundtrack

All the music in this episode was composed by Josh Wilson.

 


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