Ray Talks About Birds and Classical Music on NPR

On a recent edition of National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition Saturday, Ray talked with guest host Wade Goodwyn about the influence of bird song on the works of classical composers. In the segment we hear the similarities between a European warbler’s song and part of a Beethoven Symphony. Also in the segment, Ray and Wade discuss the story of Mozart’s pet starling, and Ray shares his choice of a favorite bird-inspired piece. Listen here!