Coffee & Headlines • March 21, 2021

From today’s broadcast:

Springtime Music!

WATCH: ‘Springtime for Hitler,’ from Mel Brooks’ The Producers 

LISTEN: ‘Springtime for Hitler,’ arranged by Henry Mancini for his 1967 album, The Big Latin Band of Henry Mancini

WATCH: Walt Disney’s take on Igor Stravinski’s The Rite of Spring (1913), from the iconic film, Fantasia (1940)

Intrigued? WATCH: Why Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring terrifies | English National Ballet

WATCH: Bruno Bozzetto’s take on Claude Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (1894), from his lesser-known Italian film, Allegro Non Troppo (1977)

WATCH: Itzhak Perlman plays and conducts the strings of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Vivaldi’s Spring from The Four Seasons (1716)

Intrigued? WATCH: Why should you listen to Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons”? – Betsy Schwarm

WATCH: Recomposed by Max Richter – Vivaldi – The Four Seasons, 1. Spring (Official Video)

Intrigued? WATCH: Max Richter – Recomposed: Vivaldi, The Four Seasons (Album trailer)

LISTEN: ‘Spring Affair,’ from Donna Summer’s 1976 concept album, Four Seasons of Love


WATCH: Michelle Obama and Jimmy Fallon crash other people’s Zoom conferences:

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