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The Grand Canyon from a Disney Perspective

24, 2014

Something I didn’t know until recently is that Disney made a musical documentary about the Grand Canyon set to Ferde Grofe’s Grand Canyon Suite.

Copland for Guitar and Gershwin on Mandolins on Fretworks

5, 2013

Saturday evening at 7 on Classical 101, Fretworks will feature several American music selections for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

A Cowboy and The Ladies on The American Sound, 6pm Saturday

28, 2013

Hear a rhapsodic Cowboy and three of the wold’s finest women classical musicians Saturday at 6pm on The American Sound on Classical 101.

Outstanding Women Perform on The American Sound Saturday, 6 pm

7, 2013

To celebrate Women’s History Month, tune in to hear some great American women classical performers- and a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer – Saturday at 6pm on The American Sound.

The American Sound Celebrates Women Composers Saturday at 6pm

Lady Liberty
Lady Liberty: America's most famous woman. The American Sound celebrates Women's History Month during March on Classical 101.
1, 2013

March is Women’s History Month, when we reflect on the contributions of women everywhere and in all walks of life. Saturday at 6pm The American Sound showcases the contributions of some of America’s most inventive and distinguished women composers.

Sounds of The Big Apple Saturday on The American Sound

black-and-white photo of the Brooklyn Bridge leading to Manhattan
The Brooklyn Bridge - one of New York City's icons - leads gracefully across the East River to Manhattan.
24, 2013

There’s nothing like seeing Lincoln Center all dolled up at night or walking through Central Park on a slightly chilly autumn Saturday morning. And there’s nothing like the city’s rich traditions in classical music and jazz. Join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for a program of music inspired by NYC this Saturday at 6 pm on The American Sound.

Michael Feinstein passionate about American Songbook

2, 2012

Columbus native Michael Feinstein has many interests in his life, but it’s not hard to know what ranks at the top when you see his record library.

Leontyne Price Sings Gershwin’s “Summertime”

9, 2012

Some singers are great, but few are so good they defy description. Soprano Leontyne Price – the embodiment of vocal strength, musical elegance and personal grace – is one of the few. In the video above Price sings an encore – requested by President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter – at her 1978 [...]

Classic Video: Leonard Bernstein Plays Rhapsody in Blue

21, 2011

Watch Leonard Bernstein’s classical piano performance in Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.

Classical Music’s Funniest Moments

Even Ludwig van Beethoven had a sense of humor
August 19, 2011

Morning Round-up: Classical music’s funniest moments, concert for peace in Korea’s DMZ and reviews are in for a controversial new production of Porgy and Bess