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From Soaring Heights to Swirling Depths: NPR’s 2014 Album Choices

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The Seattle Symphony: John Luther Adams, Become Ocean was one of NPR's best classical records of the year.
4:00PM
December 16, 2014

Midst the dozens of pop albums and jazz artists recognized on NPR Music’s 50 Favorite Albums of 2014 there stand four classical and orchestral compilations.

First Community Church Presents Carol Service Sunday, December 14

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Carols for Christmas, Sunday at 4:30pm at First Community Church, 3777 Dublin RD, Dublin OH
4:53PM
December
9, 2014

This Sunday at 4:30pm, the Chancel Choir and Chamber Singers of First Community Church, along with several musical guests, present the 41st annual Carols for Christmas.

My Favorite Christmas CDs

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Renee Fleming. you gotta love her.
11:00AM
December 2, 2014

My favorite recordings of Christmas music. What are yours? Tell!

Sing for Hope: The AIDS Quilt Song Book

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Buy this album December 1st
10:36AM
November 26, 2014

Sing for Hope: The AIDS Quilt Song Book is a new CD produced by Sing for Hope to benefit the American Foundation for AIDS Research. On sale on December 1st, world AIDS day.

The Five Browns Go Spelunking with a Steinway

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Have Piano...Will Travel - The Five Browns
8:08AM
November
26, 2014

This is the reason itinerant musicians played smaller instruments.

Boy Wonder, Michael Tilson Thomas, Turning 70

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Michael Tilson Thomas
12:19PM
November
18, 2014

While there is something to be said for the fresh perspective and energy provided by a visiting conductor, there is also an argument to be made it is more important for an orchestra to have a long term goal beyond just playing concerts.

Academy of Ancient Music Brings Bach to Life

AAM 2009 Photo: Marco Borggreve
The Academy of Ancient Music
6:40AM
November
17, 2014

An article published by WQXR in New York stated that the purpose of the so-called period instrument movement was “to rediscover how Baroque music might have sounded using original instruments and performance practices.”

Columbus in Concert: ProMusica Chamber Orchestra

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ProMusica's Conductor Emeritus Timothy Russell this week on Columbus in Concert
9:27AM
November
14, 2014

This week on the Columbus in Concert, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra welcomes Timothy Russell back in the role of Conductor Emeritus.

Classical 101′s Halloween Playlist

Lon Chaney as The Phantom of the Opera
Classical101 invites you to a spooktacular playlist this Halloween, on air all day. Listen to your favorite classic horror film suites as well as classical music with a diabolical flavor.
8:35PM
October 30, 2014

Happy Halloween from Classical101!

Friday, October 31st’s on-air ghoulish playlist features diabolical dances, demonic quadrilles, and suites from a few of our favorite classic horror films.

Be sure to tune in for the ‘By Request with Christopher Purdy’ to hear what you, the listeners, have selected this Halloween. Also listen for selections from the upcoming Columbus Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Angels and Demons’ program October 31st and November 1st with interviews from the soloist, Betsy Sturdevant and conductor, Vladimir Kulenovic at 9:00am with Jennifer Hambrick.

Music From the Heart

1:33PM
October
27, 2014

Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans is a group whose primary interest lies in spreading the culture and traditional music of New Orleans all over the world, through performances and education.