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Carl's Morning Quiz: Who am I? I was born 90 years ago today in the Little Italy section of Cleveland. Best known for my television and film scores, I won 20 Grammy Awards and 4 Academy Awards. Some of my most famous scores include the Pink Panther theme, the Peter Gunn theme, and the songs "Moon River" and "The Days of Wine and Roses." Who am I? Answer >>
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It's difficult to keep up with conductor Leonard Slatkin. He is currently music director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, as well as the Orchestre National de Lyon. He's made 7 Grammy Award-winning recordings, with 64 nominations. With so much going on, how does one find time to talk about the distant past? more...
Tuesday's Guest Host broadcast with Anne Akiko Meyers delivers all things violin—Lisa Flynn chats with this international soloist who plays on two violins by Antonio Stradivari and a Guarneri del Gesu. Through the recordings they're sharing, it's clear all three instruments sound magnificent. What's more subtle is the differences between the instruments; their distinct personalities, which is what makes a conversation more...
One of the Chicago area's top chamber groups comes to WFMT's performance studio for some live music and conversation with Kerry Frumkin as the Monday night series Live from WFMT returns. Most of the players of Civitas Ensemble are members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, including assistant concertmaster Yuan-Qing Yu. On Monday, Civitas Ensemble with Winston Choi more...
On Monday, April 14, Bill McGlaughlin begins a journey through a work that many have called miraculous, the St. Matthew Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach. Bill uses several different recordings to illuminate the work's mysteries. Listen to Bill describing the Lutheran upheaval that set the backdrop for Bach's life as a church musician more...
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Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea, officials say.
After nearly six years of falling real wages, rises in weekly earnings have finally caught up with inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.
The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February, official figures indicate.
The recently passed pension reform deal paves the way for big property tax increases....
The web bug known as Heartbleed has rocked the Internet world. After its discovery last...
U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms Terry Gainer talks about his impending retirement,...
All Day Immersion Seminar: Leonard Bernstein--A Musical Giant with Bill McGlaughlin