Classical Music Highlights

From WSHU's daytime and evening classical programs, Kate Remington and Lauren Rico give you a heads-up on some of the best music they've selected.

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George Gerwhwin's Three Preludes are inspired by jazz and blues. Today the Eroica Trio performs an arrangement made especially for them. 

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Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara said feeling the presense of angels all around him was the imspiration for his Symphony No. 7, Angel of Light. We'll enjoy it tonight.

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Paul Moravec's tender piece, Evermore, was written as a wedding gift for violinist Maria Bachmann. We'll enjoy it today. 

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We'll spend some time in the English countryside tonight with Vaughan Williams' tranquil Pastoral Symphony.

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As a young composer, Felix Mendelssohn learned a lot from studying the music of Bach, as we'll hear today in Mendelssohn's String Symphony No. 12.

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