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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Haydn's musicians were weary of their extended say at the Esterhazy summer palace, so he pleaded their case with his Farewell Symphony.  We'll enjoy it this morning.  Tune in at 9 am on 91.1 and 107.5 FM and our music stream.

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Howard Shore composed the epic soundtracks for the Lord of the Rings Trilogy of films, but this evening we'll hear a song cycle he composed for the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival.  Tune in at 8 pm on 91.1 and 107.5 FM and our music stream.

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Dvorak shrugged off well-meaning advice to write more sophisticated music in favor of the rustic style he heard around him.  During our music this morning we'll enjoy his Czech Suite.  Tune in at 9 am on 91.1 and 107.5 FM and our music stream.

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Chabrier's Suite Pastorale is like spending a day in the French countryside.  You can enjoy it during our music this evening beginning at 8 pm on 91.1 and 107.5 FM and our music stream.

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You can take a little break today and hear how summer sounds in Buenos Aires with an impression by Astor Piazzolla.  Tune in at 9 am on 91;/1 and 107.5 FM and our music stream.

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