Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Remembering the Titanic

RMS Titanic leaving Southampton. England wikipedia.org

One hundred years ago this weekend, 1500 men, women, and children lost their lives when the RMS Titanic went down in the North Atlantic. Musicians on board were said to have played the hymn, "Nearer my God to Thee," as the great ship was sinking. In today's show, musical memories of the Titanic, including Carl Nielsen's arrangement of "Nearer my God to Thee."<p><b> A lot of PT listeners have asked how to get a CD of music by L'Arpeggiata and Barbara Furtuna. Click here to purchase their newest CD, <a href="http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/album.jsp?album_id=310139&source=APM">Via Crucis.</a></b></p>