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The ‘Exotic’ Wind Quintet: Imani Winds Perform in Columbus Sunday

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Imani Winds performs with the Urban Strings at the King Arts Complex, 7 p.m. April 13.
10, 2014

Imani Winds clarinetist mariam Adam says the group’s concert Sunday evening at the King Arts Complex will show the “exotic side” of the wind quintet.

It’s an American Christmas on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday

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Toy soldiers and Old Glory: It's an American Christmas on The American Sound, 6 pm Sasturday
20, 2013

Saturday at 6 pm on The American Sound it’s Christmas at the movies, early American Christmas music and a symphony that reminds us what hope is all about.

“Celebrating American Symphonies” Winding Down This Week

27, 2013

All during the month of August, we’ve been celebrating American symphonies on Symphony @ 7 on Classical 101. We’re winding down now for the final week. Yesterday, we had Aaron Copland’s Third Symphony, and for the rest of the week, it’s symphonies by Jerome Moross, Adolphus Hailstork, George Whitefield Chadwick, and Dan Locklair.

Gas Station Soap Opera Saturday at 6 p.m. on The American Sound

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One of the oldest gas stations on Route 66. Tune in for Virgil Thomson's music for the ballet "Filling Station" on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday on Classical 101.
8, 2013

Hailed as the first truly American ballet, “Filling Station” is chock full of the kinds of odd balls and drifters you’d expect to meet on the American highway. Add in a shooting, an accidental homicide and Virgil Thomson’s consciously kitschy, glitz-and-glamour score, and you’ve got the makings of a great American soap opera.