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Capricorn Conversations

An occasional podcast series, in the after-life of the documentary film Samuel Barber: Absolute Beauty, featuring more composers from that 20th century American lineage, in conversation with director H. Paul Moon.


Tobias Picker
Show Details57min 50s
Jon Deak
Show Details1hr 24min
Steven Mercurio
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David Del Tredici
Show Details1hr 8min
Howard Pollack
Show Details1hr 30min
Barbara Heyman
Show Details1hr 19min
John Mauceri
Show Details57min 50s
Daron Hagen
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In this inaugural episode, composer Daron Hagen chats with filmmaker H. Paul Moon at the Wintergreen Music Festival in the Appalachian mountains of Virginia, where Daron has just premiered his feature-length score The Passion of Jekyll & Hyde for chamber orchestra (watch the complete film fused with his original music in concert at He also recently released his memoir entitled Duet With the Past, and in this hour of conversation, we talk about that book, his insights as a composer, and his memories of peers like Gian Carlo Menotti, Ned Rorem, David Diamond, Leonard Bernstein, and Samuel Barber.

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1hr 3min
Published Jul 18, 2019 at 5:06am