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.


February 13, 2016

10:01 PM
Artist : Louise Dubin, cello
Album :
Composer : Auguste Franchomme
Catalog : 3469
Instrument : R
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2015
Label : Delos
10:06 PM
Attila: Overture
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Giuseppe Verdi
Catalog : 68468
Conductor : Riccardo Muti
Orchestra : Philharmonic of La Scala
Instrument : OZ
TrackNumber : 2
Label : Sony
10:11 PM
Piano Quintet Trout
Artist : Emanuel Ax, piano
Album :
Composer : Franz Schubert
Catalog : 61964
Instrument : SPRrp
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Sony
10:51 PM
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Lehar
Catalog : 74735
Conductor : Willi Boskovsky
Orchestra : Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra
Instrument : JO
TrackNumber : 7
Label : EMI
11:01 PM
Thais: Meditation
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Jules Massenet
Catalog : 9810
Orchestra : Duo Similia
Instrument : UX
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Analekta
11:06 PM
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Fasch
Catalog : 783
Conductor : Gwyn Roberts/Richard Stone
Orchestra : Tempesta di Mare
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Chandos
11:27 PM
Sea Murmurs
Artist : Daniel Hope, violin
Album :
Composer : Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Catalog : 479295
Instrument : RY
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : DG
11:29 PM
Am Seegestade (At the Sea)
Artist : Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Album :
Composer : Bedrich Smetana
Catalog : 41682
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 18
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : EMI
11:35 PM
La Mer (The Sea)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Claude Debussy
Catalog : 438742
Conductor : Colin Davis
Orchestra : Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Philips
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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.



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."