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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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The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival returns to the airwaves with variety and bravura, covering 300 years of repertoire from four different continents. The artists include some of the world's most prestigious performers like Garrick Ohlsson, Daniel Hope, and Lawrence Foster. Top chamber music players like Ida Kavafian, Steve Tenenbom, and William Preucil make up the backbone more...
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...
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Emergency services continue to search overnight for almost 300 people unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people sank off South Korea.
Nicholas Jacobs, the man cleared of killing PC Keith Blakelock in 1985, says he would feel "angry and disappointed" if he was a member of the police officer's family.
Ukraine's defence ministry says six of its armoured vehicles have been seized by pro-Russian militants, amid mounting tension in eastern Ukraine.
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