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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Tonight we'll enjoy Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings, inspired by Mozart's serenades. 

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Today we'll enjoy Gidon Kremer's updated version of Leopold Mozart's Toy Symphony, complete with the sounds of modern-day toys.

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Robert Schumann began his Symphony No. 2 as therapy during a bout of severe depression.  When he finished it, he declared he felt like himself again.  We'll enjoy it tonight. 

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Today Respighi sends us a postcard of a tropical night and Rio's snake house at the zoo;  all part of his Brazillian Impressions

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Tonight we'll spend some time in the beautiful Garden of Adonis as imagined by Alan Hovhaness. 

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