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.


October 03, 2015

10:01 PM
Lyric Waltz
Artist :
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Composer : Jean Sibelius
Catalog : 384
Conductor : Neeme Jarvi
Orchestra : Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Bis
10:06 PM
Le Tombeau de Couperin
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Composer : Maurice Ravel
Catalog : 572888
Conductor : Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra : Lyon National Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 12
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Naxos
10:22 PM
Song at Evening
Artist : Helen Callus, viola
Album :
Composer : Freda Swain
Catalog : 1184
Instrument : PR
TrackNumber : 16
ReleaseYear : 2007
Label : ASV
10:27 PM
Overture No. 2
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Composer : Jean-Marie Leclair
Catalog : 415298
Conductor : Reinhard Goebel
Orchestra : Musica Antiqua Cologne
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 11
Label : Archiv
10:42 PM
Symphony No. 25
Artist :
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Composer : Michael Haydn
Catalog : 9352
Conductor : Matthias Bamert
Orchestra : London Mozart Players
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 9
Label : Chandos
11:01 PM
Requiem: Lux Aeterna
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Maurice Durufle
Catalog : 3169
Conductor : Dennis Keene
Orchestra : Voices of Ascension
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Delos
11:06 PM
Scheherazade: The Young Prince and the Young Princess
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Composer : Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Catalog : 46355
Conductor : Zubin Mehta
Orchestra : Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Sony
11:18 PM
Piano Trio No. 2
Artist :
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Composer : Felix Mendelssohn
Catalog : 9338
Orchestra : Argenta Trio
Instrument : PR
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Bridge
11:48 PM
The Dream of Gunnar
Artist :
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Composer : Carl Nielsen
Catalog : 9287
Conductor : Gennady Rozhdestvensky
Orchestra : Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 3
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.



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."