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World War I Soldier Carved Battle Diary into His Violin

color photograph of a World War I trench in the Dolomites
A century after the beginning of World War I, a soldier's violin tells tales of the trenches.
August 19, 2014

Most soldiers tell stories of their time in the trenches. But one British World War I soldier let his violin do the talking.

Symphony of Sorrowful Songs for 9/11 at 7pm Today

11, 2013

This evening on Symphony @ 7, we have a single musical offering, the Third Symphony of Polish composer Henryk Gorecki, a nearly hour-long work he titled Symphony of Sorrowful Songs.

Affirming Life in A Time of War: Carl Nielsen’s Fourth Symphony

June 18, 2013

Written during World War I, Carl Nielsen’s Fourth Symphony is a grand work of drama and struggle with life triumphant in the end. Listen to it tonight at 7 pm on Symphony @ 7.