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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.

Classical Music Highlight: Some Creative Recycling From Respighi

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Ottorino Respighi picked out some lute pieces from the Renaissance and arranged them for orchestra to prove that it was possible to write interesting music in the 1930's.  We'll enjoy his Third Suite of Ancient Airs and Dances today.