Masterworks on Classical 88.7-1 KWTU

Throughout the day on 88.7-1 KWTU

Music of the Masters heard throughout the day - timeless classical music from our talented announcers.

Playlist

July 05, 2015

10:01 PM
Aria
Artist : Thomas Labe, piano
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 80117
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 20
ReleaseYear : 1993
Label : Dorian
10:06 PM
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Scherzo and Intermezzo
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Felix Mendelssohn
Catalog : 53549
Conductor : George Szell
Orchestra : Cleveland Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 8
Label : Sony
10:14 PM
The Straloch Lute Book (3)
Artist : Ronn McFarlane, lute
Album :
Composer : Anonymous
Catalog : 90129
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 32
Label : Dorian
10:22 PM
Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto
Artist : Gil Shaham, violin
Album :
Composer : Ho Zhan Hao & Chen Kang
Catalog : 4
Conductor : Lan Shui
Orchestra : Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : ORr
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2007
Label : Canary Classics
10:51 PM
Lullaby
Artist :
Album :
Composer : George Gershwin
Catalog : 49278
Conductor : Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra : Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 6
Label : EMI
11:01 PM
Youthful Suite: English Waltz
Artist : Martin Jones, piano
Album :
Composer : Percy Grainger
Catalog : 5220
Instrument : JP
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Nimbus
11:06 PM
Andante Cantabile
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Peter Tchaikovsky
Catalog : 3244
Conductor : Constantine Orbelian
Orchestra : Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 1999
Label : Delos
11:14 PM
Romeo and Juliet: Menuet
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Sergei Prokofiev
Catalog : 410519
Conductor : Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra : National Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
Label : DG
11:18 PM
Ave Verum Corpus
Artist : Chen Yi, violin
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 220602
Instrument : RX
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : OUR Recordings
11:22 PM
Music of the Spheres: Part Two
Artist : Lang Lang, piano
Album :
Composer : Mike Oldfield
Catalog : 10925
Conductor : Karl Jenkins
Orchestra : Sinfonia Sfera Orchestra
Instrument : KLOPX
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : London/Decca
11:44 PM
Clarinet Sonata
Artist : Janet Hilton, clarinet
Album :
Composer : Francis Poulenc
Catalog : 6589
Instrument : UPvp
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Chandos
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Classical 88.7-1 has integrated two new features within its daily Masterworks programming: Top Score and New Classical Tracks.

Top Score is a five-minute exploration of video game soundtracks with Emily Reese. Meet the composers who create the music that accompanies popular video games, many of which have been inspired by classical music. Hear this special program on Sunday mornings at 11:01 am.

Bill Swerbenski

Last March, when the San Francisco Symphony was slated for an East Coast tour, including a stop at Carnegie Hall, the musicians went on strike. Fortunately, the labor dispute was settled in 18 days — a blink of an eye compared to the recent drawn-out disruptions in Minnesota and Detroit. 

For the first time since the strike, the San Francisco Symphony and conductor Michael Tilson

On the Fourth of July, Classical 88.7-1 marks our nation's independence with a day packed with the musical sounds of America, ranging from the Wild West to the big city, to a parade down Main Street; and sample new releases, recently unearthed gems, and lots of familiar favorites.

Composers like Scott Joplin, George Gershwin, John Williams and John Phillip Sousa will be featured.

 

Highlights

Roll Credits returns for a summer cinema experience on Classical 88.7-1 - every Monday from July 2nd through August 27th at 7:00 pm.

Lynne Warfel and Bill Morelock will converse about music from the movies - drawing connections between the classical and cinematic worlds - and share popular film scores, old and new. From Erich Korngold, Aaron Copland and Harold Arlen, on up to John Williams, Howard Shore and James Horner, the mix is appealing, surprising, and full of moments that connect you with familiar music.

At 8 p.m. on Easter Sunday, join Classical 88.7-1 hosts Bob Christiansen and Valerie Kahler for an hour as they share some of their favorite Easter memories and music featuring Rimsky-Korsakov's Russian Easter Overture; Haydn's "Alleluia" Symphony, No. 30; and from Handel's Easter Oratorio, 'Messiah,' "I know That My Redeemer Liveth" and "Hallelujah Chorus."