• May 20, 2017

    A good TV theme puts you in the mood for your favorite show with just a few notes, but how do TV and radio shows get their themes in the first place? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music has the answer.

    Posted 5/20/2017 8:00:29 AM

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  • April 22, 2017

    What’s the origin of the term “classical music”? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music has the answer.

    Posted 4/22/2017 8:00:17 AM

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  • April 15, 2017

    With hundreds of years of music to choose from, how do orchestras decide what to play? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music has the answer.

    Posted 4/15/2017 8:00:00 AM

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  • April 8, 2017

    Can orchestral music be so political it offends or threatens heads of state? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music has the answer.

    Posted 4/8/2017 8:00:28 AM

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  • April 1, 2017

    Did human music evolve from imitating bird songs? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music has the answer.

    Posted 4/1/2017 8:00:14 AM

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  • March 25, 2017

    Her band teacher’s been moving their chairs again, so Virginia wants to know, is there a standard orchestra seating arrangement? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music has the answer.

    Posted 3/25/2017 8:00:37 AM

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  • March 18, 2017

    Are the composers of today influenced by their counterparts from the Baroque or Romantic eras, or are they leaving the past alone? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music has the answer.

    Posted 3/18/2017 8:00:45 AM

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