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WQXR Classical 6h
Dvořák's “American” Quartet gets rearranged to include the magic of flute.
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WQXR Classical 13h
Event alert: you can still get tickets for Poetry & the Creative Mind, tonight at Lincoln Center. celebrates and the medium's impact on the lives of artists working in other disciplines - musicians included! Use code POETS10:
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Jeff Spurgeon 17h
Hear a glorious part of Poulenc's Gloria, inspired in part by this, on at 8:25A.
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kerry nolan 18h
Summer is coming.... ⁦⁩ ⁦
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WQXR Classical Apr 23
This week’s a special one, as we celebrate what would have been the birthdays of composer Sergei Prokofiev and poet and playwright William Shakespeare’s.
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Jacqui Cheng Apr 23
Carnegie Hall offers operas for babies and there's some scheduled this weekend:
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WQXR Classical Apr 23
We're loving the new podcast by our friends at American Public Media & . 🙌 Not only a fresh voice, but they're covering some some fresh topics in classical music, too:
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Jeff Spurgeon Apr 23
Essential Dvořák this week on . Hear some of his majestic Stabat Mater at 8:45A. And here's our handsome young composer.
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WQXR Classical Apr 23
Listening to the 's new "Raiders March" recording on .
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Jeff Spurgeon Apr 23
No this is not Shakespeare, whose birthday celebrates today. It is also not Dvořák, WQXR's Essential Composer this week. But there is a new recording of this fellow's theme, so we're playing it! Listen just after 8:20A.
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WQXR Classical Apr 23
See how much you know about this famous Czech composer and his relationship with the United States of America.
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Jeff Spurgeon Apr 23
On Shakespeare's birthday, Gerald Finzi's setting of the stunning funeral song from Cymbeline. I don't think I read it aloud all the way through, let alone sing it, so h/t to Michael George. At 7:40A on . Finzi's photo. The words:
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WQXR Classical Apr 23
Happy birthday Shakespeare! Which Shakespearean character are you? Find out with our Bard-themed quiz!
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WQXR Classical Apr 23
Happy birthday Prokofiev! While Serge Prokofiev's music is familiar with audiences throughout New York, his history in the city is less known.
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WQXR Classical Apr 22
Get your tickets now! Folk artist and MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Rhiannon Giddens comes to The Greene Space for an intimate evening of music and conversation, hosted by Alison Stewart of WNYC’s All Of It.
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Emma Guest-Consales Apr 22
Breakfast on my days off. get me going every day!
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WQXR Classical Apr 22
There are a lot of great Dvořák recordings out there - here are the essentials.
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WQXR Classical Apr 20
There were several composers of the 19th century that could make hearts swell, eyes water and temples pound with rushing excitement. And not all of them had names like Brahms and Liszt.
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Jeff Spurgeon Apr 19
A wild and wonderful video that goes perfectly with the music. Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D-Minor w/Olivier Latry playing the organ at Notre-Dame de Paris. A new recording, and the last we'll have of this great Cavaillé-Coll instrument for perhaps years.
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