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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Today we'll go on a guided tour of the Pines of Rome with a suite by Respighi. 

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Even Aaron Copland needed a break from time to time while he was working in Mexico. We'll enjoy his impression of his favorite taverna today. 

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Today we'll enjoy a piano trio by Beethoven that includes a little melody he may have thought up while on a walk and couldn't get out of his head.

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One of the common suggestions for how to pass the time in social isolation is to learn a new instrument, which is exactly what Paganini did at a villa in Tuscany.  We'll enjoy one of the pieces he wrote for his new instrument, the guitar, today. 

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Today we'll enjoy Mark O'Connor's sunny suite written in tribute to the American folk legend Johnny Appleseed.

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