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

February 11, 2016

9:01 PM
Piano Sonata No. 1: Scherzo
Artist : Robert Schumann
Album :
Composer : Robert Schumann
Catalog : 63885
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : RCA
9:06 PM
Slavonic Dance No. 16
Artist : Antonin Dvorak
Album :
Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 7491
Orchestra : Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
ReleaseYear : 1985
Label : Supraphon
9:14 PM
Concerto No. 3
Artist : John Hebden
Album :
Composer : John Hebden
Catalog : 8339
Orchestra : Cantilena
Label : Chandos
9:23 PM
Norwegian Rhapsody No. 3
Artist : Johan Svendsen
Album :
Composer : Johan Svendsen
Catalog : 1085
Orchestra : Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Label : Simax
9:36 PM
Sinfonia Concertante
Artist : Franz Joseph Haydn
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 7948
Orchestra : Moscow Virtuosi
Label : RCA
10:01 PM
Lute Suite No. 4: Prelude
Artist : Johann Sebastian Bach
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 80126
ReleaseYear : 1993
Label : Dorian
10:06 PM
Song of the Night
Artist : Edward Elgar
Album :
Composer : Edward Elgar
Catalog : 5008
Orchestra : English String Orchestra
Label : Nimbus
10:10 PM
Star Sonnet
Artist : Daniel Elder
Album :
Composer : Daniel Elder
Catalog : 1310
Orchestra : Westminster Choir College
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : WCC
10:17 PM
Piano Concerto
Artist : George Gershwin
Album :
Composer : George Gershwin
Catalog : 5128
Orchestra : Royal Scottish National Orchestra
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Chandos
10:50 PM
Sonata for Strings
Artist : Georg Philipp Telemann
Album :
Composer : Georg Philipp Telemann
Catalog : 5761
Orchestra : Berlin Baroque Soloists
ReleaseYear : 2005
Label : DG
11:01 PM
Intermezzo No. 2
Artist : Vasily Kalinnikov
Album :
Composer : Vasily Kalinnikov
Catalog : 8614
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Label : Chandos
11:06 PM
Summer Evening
Artist : Frederick Delius
Album :
Composer : Frederick Delius
Catalog : 65067
Orchestra : Northern Sinfonia of England
Label : EMI
11:13 PM
Introduction and Polonaise
Artist : Frederic Chopin
Album :
Composer : Frederic Chopin
Catalog : 2002
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Oxingale
11:24 PM
Symphony No. 3
Artist : Johannes Brahms
Album :
Composer : Johannes Brahms
Catalog : 478747
Orchestra : Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : London/Decca
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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."