Within two years, Arkansas home owners will be able to contract with accredited energy assessors to rate and estimate annual household energy efficiency and costs. But as Jacqueline Froelich reports, some say the scorecard is a concession to a now defunct proposal under the state’s newly revised energy code requiring all new construction in Arkansas to undergo a comprehensive energy audit.
Stemming from the idea that life may again return to living solely in the ocean, John Luther Adam's new Pulitzer Prize winning composition Become Ocean highlights our past and poses a grim future. Tune in Sunday to hear the Seattle Symphony perform what music critic Alex Ross describes as, "... the loveliest apocalypse in musical history."
Almost all have heard the magnificent finale to Beethoven's final symphony, most commonly referred to as Ode to Joy. However, many are unaware of what music scholar Jurgen Otten describes as, "the little sister of the composer's last completed symphony." Tune in to hear Beethoven's precursor to his most beloved work, performed by the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and the Prague Philharmonic Choir.
Listen to it on Monday's Of Note with Katy Henriksen.