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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: Richard Strauss Plays The Hero

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Richard Strauss was feeling slighted by critics of his music, so he created a fantasy and cast himself as the triumphant main character. We'll enjoy A Hero's Life tonight.