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UA music professor Jim Greeson recently released a documentary on Arkansas-born avant garde classical composer Conlon Nancarrow. Greeson discusses Nancarrow's influences, including Henry Cowell, J.S. Bach, and Stravinsky with host Katy Henriksen. They also discuss the philosophy of rhythm as harmony and the importance of counterpoint to Cowell's player piano compositions. For more of the discussion between Greeson and Henriksen, visit this "Ozarks at Large" archive.

The Fort Smith Symphony begins its new season with a performance of Gustav Holst's "The Planets." Of Note's Katy Henriksen discusses the program with Fort Smith Symphony music director John Jeter.

The String Coalition, a strings education cooperative from the Arkansas Philharmonic and the University of Arkansas Community School, added new faculty, including bassist Michael Montgomery. Montgomery along with instructor Holly Smardo discuss the coalition and the importance of music education with host Katy Henriksen.

Tonight is the last KUAF Fulbright Chamber music concert of the season. Festival organizer and cellist Stephen Gates discusses the program along with featured guest performer Geoffrey Robson, of Trio Arkansas.

The third KUAF Fulbright Summer Chamber Music concert of the season features Brahms and Prokofiev. Professor Stephen Gates, cellist for the ensemble, talks to Katy Henriksen about these works. 

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