Keeping Score was created by MTT with the San Francisco Symphony.
Discoveries for all: insights for curious listeners, educators, students and everyone in between.
A self-portrait of its composer, Hector Berlioz.
Beethoven called his Third Symphony “Eroica” (“Heroic”).
Explore what brought Copland to write music that gave Americans a sense of identity.
The composition encourages the listener to think about sound in new ways.
Publicly condemned, Shostakovich’s 5th Symphony saved his life. Was there a hidden meaning?
Hear work that shocked the opening night audiences.
The Keeping Score web site is designed to give people of all musical backgrounds an opportunity to explore the music and life of the composers in the television series. Audio, video, and interactive material explores each composer’s scores and techniques, as well as the stories behind them.
To view an episode, please click on the composers.
Keeping Score was created by Michael TIlson Thomas with the San Francisco Symphony. For more information about Keeping Score, please visit www.pbs.org/keepingscore