Welcome to Major Themes, a monthly feature in which classical music experts recommend a must-hear recording based on what's happening at classical stations and programs around the country. For this month's installment, we checked in with friends in Ohio, Vermont and Minnesota, as well as the host of Pipedreams.
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You might know 'The Little Mermaid' as a Walt Disney movie, but the story is much older than that. And classical composers have been fascinated by the tale, too. Hear how our version goes in the latest production of Classical Kids Storytime -- classic tales with a classical twist.
We all have our favorite pieces of classical music, favorite composers, and musical moments we'll never forget. Have you ever wanted to share those moments with other classical music lovers? Well, here's your chance!
It’s a mark of unusual success when a new musical work is recorded shortly after its premiere, and even more unusual when the recording session itself IS the premiere. But that was the case with many of the works written by the American composer Leroy Anderson, whose short and tuneful...Episode details...