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[Christmas Oratorio on Exploring Music Starts Monday, 7:00 PM] Leave it to Bill McGlaughlin to uncover the inspiration for any achievement. On Monday he begins a five-part series on Bach's Christmas Oratorio. While the term "repurposing" has only been around for thirty years, the concept is older. There is music in the Christmas Oratorio more...
One hundred years ago, a small Lutheran college in Northfield, Minnesota launched a music program, kicking it off with a Christmas concert that was so successful, they've been doing it ever since. St. Olaf College has distinguished itself for its first-class Christmas Festival. This year offering traditional carols more...
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Steven Stucky called him one of the greatest composers of the twentieth century, “…an artist worthy of comparison with Stravinsky, Bartòk, Berg, Shostakovich, or Prokofiev.” Polish composer Witold Lutosłwaski is often regarded in those ranks, but for some reason not as well-known. Not all composers have the same level of appreciation in more... more...
Irish Christmas in America is in town for a sold-out show at the Old Town School of Folk Music. If you don't have your tickets, hear them on a WFMT podcast. The group is wrapping up a nationwide tour in time to get home to Ireland for Christmas more...
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Tacoma News-Tribune 12/20/13
On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman, turmoil...
Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the Illinois governor’s race. Why...
Crime numbers in Chicago are reportedly at their lowest levels in decades. We take a...
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev issues a warning to UK prime minister David Cameron about his plans to toughen rules on immigration.
A project is being launched to raise awareness of malnutrition among elderly people, with government backing.
England bowler Graeme Swann announces his retirement from all forms of cricket with immediate effect.
WFMT’s Midnight Special 60th Anniversary New Year’s Eve Celebration with Rich Warren.
An American Christmas
Christmas Time Is Here
Steinway & Sons 30027
Bach: Keyboard Masterworks
Steinway & Sons 30024 (3 CDs)
Bach: Complete Keyboard Concertos
Warner Classics 63686-9 (2 CDs)
A Child’s Christmas in Bethlehem
Analekta AN 2 9886