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The Composer Chronicles

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Stephen Trygar recounts the stories of composers past and present through the music they write. Historical episodes focus on a particular work by the featured composer and examines their life during the time the piece was written and performed. Additionally, living composers, musicians, industry pro… read more


Ep. 61: Spicer Carr

Stephen Sondheim. Andrew Lloyd Webber. Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II. These are just a few names you may see shining bright on the marquees down Broadway. Spicer Carr certainly caught the musical theater bug early on, so much that he dedicated his career to writing musicals.

Featured pieces:
From Chance the Snapper: "This Town Ain't For Me", "Gravy Train", and "My Bestest Friend"
From The Rocking Boy: "Making Friends"
"This Too Shall Pass"

Chance the Snapper: Concept and Book by Rose Freeman; Book, Music, and Lyrics by Spicer W. Carr; Orchestrations, Music Direction, and Conducted by Patrick Tice-Carroll
The Rocking Boy: Book, Music, and Lyrics by Spicer W. Carr
"This Too Shall Pass": Music and Lyrics by Spicer W. Carr

Theme music is by Daryl Banner

Where to find Spicer and more of his music:
Website | Facebook | Instagram

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