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21:45

'Elizabeth Bishop: Poems, Prose and Letters'

Music critic Lloyd Schwartz first met poet Elizabeth Bishop when she moved to Cambridge in the early 1970s after living in Brazil for nearly 20 years. Now Schwartz has co-edited a new collection of work by the former U.S. Poet Laureate.

08:07

Composer, Jerome Moross

Lloyd Schwartz talks about composer Jerome Moross, whose music included the popular theme music of "Wagon Train" and the song "Lazy Afternoon." He died in 1983. This month, he would have turned 100.

20:37

Lloyd Schwartz Discusses His Latest Volume of Poetry.

Our classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz joins us to talk about his new book of poems, “Cairo Traffic.” (University of Chicago Press) Lloyd is professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Boston and writes about classical music for the Boston Phoenix. In 1994, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism.

15:00

Classical Music Critic -- and Poet -- Lloyd Schwartz

Our classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz has a new collection of poems, "Goodnight, Gracie." David Lehman calls it "a moving and inventive collection, his best and most ambitious to date." Lloyd is also music editor of The Boston Phoenix and is co-director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Massachusetts.

15:49

Lloyd Schwartz Discusses his Poetry.

Our classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz has a new collection of poems, "Goodnight, Gracie," (published by Phoenix Poets). David Lehman calls this new collection, "a moving and inventive collection, his best and most ambitious to date." LLOYD is also music editor of The Boston Phoenix and is co-director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Massachusetts.

05:44

Remembering Leonard Bernstein

The American conductor and composer died yesterday at the age of 72. Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz talks with Terry about Bernstein's life and legacy.

06:38

An Italian Opera in Spanish Harlem

Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz talks to Fresh Air's Terry Gross about an updated version of Mozart's Figaro. The opera, directed by Peter Sellars, is set in New York City -- but is still sung in Italian.

09:39

Lloyd Schwartz: The Interview.

Fresh Air's classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz. It's part of our continuing series of conversations with Fresh Air's contributors. Schwartz is the classical music editor of the Boston Phoenix and writes for The Atlantic magazine and Vanity Fair. Schwartz was the winner of the 1987 ASCAP Deems Taylor for music criticism.

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